Jeffry Mitchell

Identifying himself as a “gay folk artist,” Jeffry Mitchell creates work that deals largely with dualities. Using a variety of mediums, including ceramics, printmaking, and drawing, Mitchell considers seemingly disparate ideas. Gentle animals and soft, pastel colors, transform kitsch subject matter into a study of complex human experiences, including death, sex, religion, and loss. His work, at times appearing clumsy and hand-wrought, remains approachable and innocent, engaging viewers with his child-like curiosity and ungainly re-creations of recognized subjects.

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