Mallory Battista is a visual artist and writer currently occupied with painting murals and creating comics, block prints, and ironwork. Her efforts with the local blacksmiths club, Columbia Fire & Iron,
earned a SAGA grant in 2018, which expanded their ability to teach blacksmiths to the Spokane/CDA community. She loves her city and is obsessed with public art, bright colors, and exploring truth through humor. Connect with her on Instagram @mallory.battista or at mallorybattista.com.