mixed media assemblage; 14x12x5”

“The virus known as Covid 19 has made all feel extremely vulnerable; at times it feels akin to something from a futuristic dystopian novel. The face depicted here is made from found objects, the mouth constructed from an asthma inhaler. We put on our daily armor to combat the unknown.”

ARTIST BIO: Jeff Casto has been creating art for over 35 years. He is a graduate of the Art Academy of Cincinnati (1987) and also has an MFA from the University of Cincinnati (1989). Jeff’s art often combines a variety of medias and found objects in constructed assemblages. His work is simultaneously 2D and 3D. Jeff’s mixed media works often address socio- political concerns.