Hell On Wheels, 2017
Mixed-media collage with paint, canvas, cardboard, newspaper, found religious tracts, photocopy paper, sheet rock mud, modeling paste
Heaven Is A Truck, 2017
Mixed-media collage with found religious tracts, photocopy paper, newspaper, canvas, cardboard, modeling paste, sheet rock mud, paint
Manifest Destiny, 2017
Found religious tracts, pamphlets and flyers; altered and photocopied. Wooden pamphlet holder.
Katie Marshall is a 2nd year MFA student at Cal State Long Beach. Prior to this she studied Russian Literature and worked as a translator for a university based in St. Petersburg.
I am interested in the collisions that occur between two great American traditions: mass consumer culture and apocalyptic religious fervor. My work explores the slippery nature of signage and systems of meaning, reproduction and dissemination as both metaphor and propaganda strategy, and the aesthetics of religious print ephemera.