Booby Trap Corset

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Work of art in Powder Coated Mild Steel (CNC Plasma Cut) by artist Keela Dooley part of a 2019 MFA Exhibition, entitled "Trappings"

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40 x 15 x 8 in.

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Dooley, Keela Dee 2019.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: UNT Student Graduate Works and was provided by UNT College of Visual Arts + Design to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this work can be viewed below.

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  • Dooley, Keela Dee
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UNT Student Graduate Works

This collection houses graduate student works other than theses and dissertations. All materials have been previously accepted by a professional organization or approved by a faculty mentor. The collection includes, but is not limited to projects or problems in lieu of thesis, supplemental files associated with theses and dissertations, posters, recitals, presentations, articles, reviews, book chapters, exhibitions, and artwork. Some items in this collection are restricted to use by the UNT community.

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Trappings

Artist Statement from the MFA Exhibition: "Trappings is a huntress’ vanity room installation, exhibiting the duality of being feminine while utilizing masculine skills and traits. Keela Dee Dooley is a metalsmith from southwest Virginia, in the Appalachian Mountains where southern culture has gender expectations, stereotypes, and misconceptions. Working in what is considered a “man’s world” she challenges the expected role of a young woman by being skilled in a traditionally male dominated field, ferrous metalsmithing, and referencing the traditionally male dominated practice of hunting. Breaking the boundaries of industrial equipment and material, she creates elegant yet intimidating wearable sculptures out of steel on the CNC Plasma Cutter."

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Trappings, ark:/67531/metadc1538808

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  • 2019

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  • Oct. 2, 2019, 11:27 a.m.

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Dooley, Keela Dee. Booby Trap Corset, artwork, 2019; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1551121/: accessed October 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Visual Arts + Design.