Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 06, 2012
On November 15, Bold Hype in NYC will be opening a new solo show by Kelly Allen, You Are the World. This new exhibition delivers Kelly Allen’s signature style of immaculately painted, trompe l’oeil compositions of colorful, graphic, nature-centric clusters of diversity. And to note, 10% of proceeds from the show will go to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Illustration // Tuesday, September 11, 2012
At first glance Kelly Allen's works might seem like collage, but in fact each element is painstakingly painted or drawn by the San Francisco artist. Natural imagery, man-made objects and geometric abstractions play off one another in her strange and striking juxtapositions...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 03, 2012
Kelly Allen’s new body of work “Hidden Seeking” (which opens at Thinkspace Gallery this Saturday, July 7) continues the artist’s investigation of graphic symbolism and popular cultural imagery, in collision with the natural world. Deriving her inspiration from variegated sources, her work is both illustrative and symbolically elusive. The artist’s selective use, and omission, of imagery is in keeping with her highly refined and recognizable aesthetic.