"The Most Public Part Of The Self"

Starting with Marilyn Monroe and her then perceived hypersexulality and ending with the grace and style of Michelle Obama; Allison looks to embrace how far we've come while urging us to go farther. Using acrylic and mixed media on canvas she depicts the nuances of beauty; news clippings, magazine articles and imitator shots serve as the perfect backdrop to her detailed portraits. Allison dares us to rethink how we value, "the most public part of the self."


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