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Allegra Bick-Maurischat

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Allegra Bick-Maurischat is a Bay Area-born artist whose practice is grounded in drawing, but spans painting, cyanotype, and weaving. Her work is concerned with history and ephemera, and considers the importance of visual documentation, reproduction, and the act of looking.

Her creative work has been featured and commissioned for tv and film including Marvel Comic’s forthcoming Madame Web, NBC’s World of Dance, independent film The Singing Bones, and others. She's been highlighted in Arts to Hearts Project, Voyage L.A Magazine and Huffpost Arts, among others. Recent exhibitions include TAG Gallery, Visionary Projects and the Irvine Center for the Arts. Allegra has completed residencies at Greywood Arts in Killeagh, Ireland, the DAC Gallery in Los Angeles, and Stay Home Gallery in Paris, TN.

She received her BFA in Painting from the San Francisco Art Institute. She lives and works in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California.