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Art & Art History
University of Mississippi

Wes Rankin

Wes Rankin is a sculptor originally from Lexington, Kentucky.  She lives with her husband Byron, and two cats: Arya and Pippin.  Her primary sculpture mediums include cast iron, forged steel, and fiber arts, amongst many others.  Her work is influenced by her mixed cultural backgrounds, with a previous focus on the culture of death in rural Appalachia.  Wes is excited to pursue her Master of Fine Arts and this next step in her career.