by Andy SmithPosted on

The hulking sculptures of Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor don’t hide their aggregative nature, packed with wood, quilting pins, styrofoam, bedsheets, nails, foam, and other unlikely materials. The Sacramento-based artist blends mythology and contemporary commentary in the works. The artist has cited Francisco Goya as an influence in her works, as well as “the ingenuity and creativity of shanty town,” according to a KQED interview.