Gluten Free Zombie by Shannon Kelley

In an interview with Lisa Koschwitz Salerno, Shannon Kelley ’02 describes the inspiration, art making process, and ideation process behind her zombie series Zombie Portland.

“To get inspired, I sat at Pioneer Square, a busy downtown square full of business people, food carts, heroin junkies, skateboarders, and religious zealots with a bullhorn and a Casio (the usual downtown crowd). I tried to imagine the best way to represent and exploit the stereotypes that are alive and well in Portland and then, it hit me…. Zombies!”

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