Nicole Cischke (BFA 2016)
Lately I’ve not felt like myself. I’ve become paralyzed, unable to put a pencil to paper like before. Amorphous blobs of color, haphazardly scribbled in marker, are a blank slate for whatever monsters flow from my hands. They don’t have to be beautiful. They don’t have to be perfect. They just have to be.
This work is featured as part of Future Former: An Exhibition of Alumni Work. This exhibition honors the creative work and careers of all Stamps School alumni, creates an aspirational connection between generations of U-M artists and designers and current Stamps students, and inspires reflection during the university's Bicentennial year.