Submission Title

Don't Take My Mask

Author Class Level


Author Studying

Art and Design

Author Bio

Nicholas Waguespack is an art + design major concentrating in studio art with a double minor in graphic design and business. Processing the metaphorical and literal battles of his life, his artwork focuses on expressing himself and learning who he is as an individual.

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"Featuring a traditional Mardi Gras mask, this Lino cut explores the societal pressure I feel to reveal and expose myself to the world and the comfort I feel in some ways by being hidden away. With today’s society so focused on content creation and posting, I find myself conflicted with the idea of exposing myself for notoriety online but also wanting to keep my life very much private."



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