Tear Apart #9
about the artist
Hayla Ragland is from LaGrange, Kentucky. In 2018, she received a BFA in Studio Art and a BA in Psychology from the University of Kentucky, where she was a John R. Gaines Fellow for the Humanities. Her work concerns notions of *ability and illness. Using a variety of media, Ragland constructs anthologies of the unsound body, investigating the seat of disability aesthetics and the grotesque in contemporary visual culture.