Ken Smith photo journal

Thoughts inside the Paper Image

assemblage

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late offering

 

My local gallery – Confluence Gallery, Twisp, WA opened a call for Assemblage art. The title of the show is ‘En Masse, an Assemblage Showcase.’ I first thought, oh, I have lots of ideas for this…a collage, some metal pieces. But as I came face-to-face with the materials, I discovered how difficult it is to bring pieces together while keeping the ‘whole’ relevant, significant, and concise. Things have to work in concert. It was a struggle, but as I approached the deadline, the piece I was working on began to make sense and meld.

But how does one know, until it is experienced by the viewers? The show opening is April 13th, from 5 to 7pm. Come by and let me know if the piece is one with a heart, or is it dead in its expression. The show is on from April 13 – May 25, 2019.

 

Late Offering, 2019. Mixed media on panel. 18″ x 12″.
© Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Written by Ken

April 9th, 2019 at 11:53 am

Posted in Mixed Media

winter confessions

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winter confessions

 

Surrounded by deep winter snow outside my window, the ripe red of this last summer’s collected flower, and the reflective darkness of the composition, seems just right. I urge Spring to finally arrive again, and take me out of my gathering shadows.

 

Winter Confessions, 2019. Pigment ink on cotton printmaking paper. 26″ x 18-5/8″. Edition of 15.
Other image sizes available. © Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Written by Ken

February 19th, 2019 at 11:05 am

Posted in Still Life

magnolia leaves

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magnolia leaves

 

Magnolia Leaves, 2018. Pigment ink on cotton printmaking paper. 26″ x  20″. Edition of 15.
Other image sizes available. © Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Written by Ken

January 29th, 2019 at 5:22 pm

Posted in Still Life

poem objects

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poem objects

 

I find it interesting that I have been doing artwork lately that is about rhythm. Totally subconscious, but surfacing in the work. Here is another.

 

Poem Objects, 2019. Pigment ink on cotton printmaking paper. 20″ x  27-1/2″. Edition of 15.
Other image sizes available. © Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Written by Ken

January 29th, 2019 at 5:00 pm

strata

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standing strata

 

Standing Strata, 2018. Pigment ink on cotton printmaking paper. 26″ x  20″. Limited edition of 15.
Other image sizes available. © Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Written by Ken

December 23rd, 2018 at 12:52 pm

Posted in Still Life

two new

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fracture

 

vacancy

 

Fracture, 2018. Pigment ink on cotton printmaking paper. 20″ x  24″. Limited edition of 15.
Other image sizes available. © Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Vacancy, 2018. Pigment ink on cotton printmaking paper. 20″ x  24″. Limited edition of 15.
Other image sizes available. © Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Written by Ken

October 23rd, 2018 at 9:14 pm

Posted in Still Life

petals

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petals and japanese bowl

 

Petals and Japanese Bowl, 2018. Pigment ink on cotton printmaking paper. 20″ x  24″. Limited edition of 15.
Other image sizes available. © Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Written by Ken

August 14th, 2018 at 4:27 pm

Posted in Still Life

new work

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I have updated my website with alot of new work which one might find interesting. Check my current work page, Current Exhibit.

 

Written by Ken

July 9th, 2018 at 9:54 am

Posted in News

olson-larsen show

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rhyme 2

 

I will be traveling to the midwest for a new show at Olson-Larsen Galleries, West Des Moines, IA. The show titled Organic Forms is on from April 13 – June 9. The opening reception is April 13, from 5-9pm. I will have many framed images on exhibit, so please come by if you are in the area.

 

rhyme 2, 2017. Pigment ink on cotton printmaking paper. 20″ x  20″. Edition of 15.
Other image sizes available. © Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Written by Ken

April 5th, 2018 at 11:16 am

Posted in News,Still Life

consensual

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consensual

 

Consensual, 2018. Pigment ink on cotton printmaking paper. 26″ x  20″. Edition of 15.
Other image sizes available. © Ken Smith, All Rights Reserved.

 

Written by Ken

March 25th, 2018 at 4:02 pm

Posted in Still Life