About

Anne Smith is a visual artist and teacher in Washington, DC. Her art practice spans disciplines of drawing, sculpture and printmaking to study variations on boundaries, paths, and divisions in space. Her subject matter has included her childhood home, the side of the road, and other spaces entirely made up or imagined.

 

Smith is also a teaching artist at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, and has taught drawing at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. She has a residency at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA, through July 1st.

 

Smith received her MFA from George Mason in 2015, where she was honored with the School of Art Graduate Award for Academic and Artistic Excellence. She has also studied woodworking at the Penland School of Crafts in Baskersville, NC, and received a BA in Studio Art from Williams College, Williamstown, MA, in 2007. Smith has curated exhibits such as Artists’ Maps and Verbal/Visual at Fenwick Gallery on Mason’s Fairfax campus, and has designed and edited two art catalogs: Jacob Lawrence: The Toussaint L’Ouverture Series at the SEED School and Vertical Views: Silkscreen Monoprint Collage by Lou Stovall. 


 

 

Anne Smith (b. 1985, Syracuse, NY) is a visual artist based in Washington, DC. Her art practice spans disciplines of drawing, sculpture and printmaking, often along themes of space and ideas of home. Featured in her work are places such as her childhood and ancestral homes, the Potomac River, the side of the road, and other spaces entirely imagined. Smith is a teaching artist at the National Gallery of Art and has served as a master printmaker on a large-scale silkscreen book project at George Mason University’s Navigation Press. She learned silkscreen printmaking from Master Printmaker Lou Stovall, for whom she was a studio assistant for several years. Smith is represented by Adah Rose Gallery.

Email: anne.c.smith@gmail.com

Insta: @anne.c.smith