Krista Sheneman is a multidisciplinary sculpture artist. Her work aims to elevate the mundane through documentation of her body while examining public vs. private spaces, domesticity, and identity.
She was born in Memphis, TN and now lives and works in Cincinnati, OH. She is currently earning her BFA at Art Academy of Cincinnati.
Her works have been shown in Newport (KY), Cincinnati, Dayton, and Cleveland (OH), New York, and Denver (CO).
Snakeskin, pearls, glass beads, 24X3, 2018
Using pearls and glass beads I repaired a found snakeskin and enclosed it in a box. This box encases all the sloughed skin the heavy embellishments now cause.
The Marriage Bed:
Carpet, Mississippi Mud, Hamilton County Marriage License, 2020
This carpet and license were made to be shown together to allow the viewer to understand the importance of the mud, carpet, and the union.
Ink, paper, 36×24, 2019
This lithograph was made using an experimental method I have been refining for two years. This method uses nontraditional oils like lotions and animal fats.