Alumna Builds Sculpture, Featured in Weekly Paper

Photo courtesy of "Columbus Alive!"

Fine Arts alumna Mallory McClellan (CCAD 2010) was featured in Columbus Alive! for the sculpture she built for Harrison Park, a soon-to-be complete park in Columbus’s Harrison West district.

In the article McClellan talked about why she chose to study sculpture at CCAD. “With sculpture, I feel like I'm actually making something. I started out as a painting major—then had to take a sculpture class for fine arts and just got hooked. I like being able to get my hands dirty. I like being really one-on-one and having a completely active role in what I'm making.”

Of her day job (working as a tattoo artist at Columbus’s Quin’s Skull and Rose Tattoo), McClellan said, “When I was in school drawing a lot, people would always tell me, "Oh, this drawing would make a sweet tattoo. Your drawings look like tattoos, Mallory." I said, "OK. Maybe I should take a hint."

Read the article in its entirety here.

Harrison Park is a 16-acre residential development in Columbus’s Harrison West neighborhood, anchored by a four-acre park along the Olentangy River.

Learn more about McClellan here.