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Award-Winning Artist to Exhibit at Wedeman Gallery
December 21, 2011
Artist Ed Smith, a Guggenheim Fellow in Sculpture and Drawing and an Associate of the Royal British Society of Sculptors, will show his latest work in an exhibit titled, Ed Smith - SMALL GODS AND HEROES, starting January 18th at Wedeman Gallery on Lasell's campus.
Smith, whose work is primarily involved with mythic and heroic aspects of the artist and man, will include several sculptures in the exhibit, which runs from January 18 - February 24, 2012. A reception will be held on Thursday, February 2, from 6:30-8:00 PM.
Of his work, Smith says, "I use drawing to help discover and articulate sculptural images. By doing hundreds of drawings I "find" these images."
A Professor of Art at Marist College and Director of the Venice Biennale Program at Marist, Smith's work is represented in public and private collections in the United States and abroad including The British Museum, The Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp Belgium, Ministry of the Flemish Community, The Hood Museum, the Davis Museum, Yale University and many more.
His work has been written about and reviewed in the New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, The Baltimore Evening Sun, Art News, the Miami Herald, The Albany Times Union, Giornale Dell'Arte, San Francisco Examiner, Art New England and many others.
In addition, Smith has served as Visiting Artist, Lecturer, Artist-in-Residence, Professor and Distinguished Visiting Artist at several colleges and universities including American University, Boston University, Yale University, University of New Hampshire and many others.
Images of his work can be viewed online.