Final Studies: Alex Heard

Akron Art Museum
2 min readJul 21, 2020


Undergraduate Student, Cleveland Institute of Art

Sculpture + Expanded Media

Title of Exhibition: The Dog Ate My Heartache

Imagine a world where everything is softer, more colorful, and a little bit weirder. Here the uncertainty of life is easier to handle. I am bringing that imagined world into reality through costume, performance, and installation. Our world is not always a cozy place, so why not make it softer.

For more of Alex’s work:

Instagram: @alecksheard

Final Studies are in partnership with The University of Akron and are made possible with support from Fifth Third Bank and the Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation.