Joan Smith


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" Blossom " acrylic on wood panel 100 x 100cm

" Chaffinches " ink on acetate with scanned image 20 x 20cm

" In Your Garden With Percy Thrower " acrylic on fabric covered wood panel 60 x 60cm

" Open Water " acrylic, pencil and ink on wood panel 100 x 100cm

" Transfiguration (after Figuier) " acrylic and pencil on wood panel 100 x 100cm


Found and reworked images and materials, anatomical models and historical traces currently inspire my work. Forms change through copying and working from memory and these are played off against more refined and precise references.


An MA Fine Art graduate and MAFA post graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and Edinburgh University, Joan Smith has worked as an artist and lecturer for many years. Joan is a painter and printmaker and has exhibited widely, with works held in public and private collections in the UK and abroad.