Sydni Gause is avisual artist from Leesburg, Florida. Having been raised in the South with a fairly conservative upbringing,Gause is inconstant negotiation betweencultural archetypes and identity. Her interdisciplinary approach to sculpture and installation investigatesissues with America’s current social and political climate, specifically power structures, gender inequality, and psychological behaviors. Gausewasa 2011 nominee for theSculpture Magazine Outstanding Student Achievement Award and had her second solo exhibition “Florida Lottery”in 2016 at Channel to Channel Gallery in Nashville, TN. Gause received her BFA from Watkins College of Art, Design &Film in 2012, and is currently enrolled as aMFA Candidate in Sculpture and Dimensional Studies at Alfred University whereher work continues to examine the role of women in America.