April's Featured Artist: Mallory Jarrell

175879_10151287822024390_635388638_o(1) With a mix of old and new, Mallory Jarrell makes collage art like no other (think Norman Rockwell, covered in tattoos and attitude.) A graduate of Old Dominion University, with a degree in printing and design, Mallory dove into the world of mixed media art after graduation. Having lost access to a printing studio, she began to work from home, mixing found mid-century advertising with hand painted and Photoshopped elements.

"El Grito del Lobo"

Covering a wide base of topics, many of Mallory’s pieces center around humorous depictions of cultural icons, ranging from Botticelli's Venus to photographs of historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln.

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Many of her pieces reference current cultural obsessions:

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You can check out Mallory’s work throughout the month of April at Kitsch, and meet Mallory at her art reception on April 20th from 6-8:30pm.

There are lots of ways to keep up with Mallory online: Her website, "That's What She Said Art", her blog,  Facebook, and Twitter.