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Frame of Minds Celebrates Contemporary Art and Artists at Five Events in Baton Rouge

Several Baton Rouge arts entities are collaborating in an effort to screen episodes from Art21’s award-winning documentary series, Art in the Twenty-First Century, at five weekly events designed to celebrate contemporary art and artists. The series of screenings, as a whole, is entitled Frame of Minds. The first of the five-night weekly series will begin [...]

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Louisiana landscapes provide inspiration for artists

Coastal Louisiana, with its distinctive wildlife, rich wetland ecosystems and rapidly changing landscapes, turns out to be a delicate muse for artists of all kinds. From the photographer who documents the degradation of coastal Louisiana’s abandoned castles, to the watercolorist and sculptor who preserves the balance of Louisiana’s coastal ecosystems and scampering reptiles in her [...]

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Ed Smith Exhibits Paintings in Solo Show at Cape Cod Museum of Art

Associate Professor of Painting Ed Smith currently has a solo show, Avian Dreams: 10 Years on the Gulf, at the Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, MA. There will be a reception Friday, February 8, 5:30 – 7:30 pm, a gallery talk by Curator Michael Giaquinto Wednesday, February 20, 2 pm, and the show will [...]

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Ed Smith Exhibits Paintings in Solo Show at Appleton Museum

Associate Professor of Painting Ed Smith currently has a solo show, The Nature of Things: The Art of Ed Smith, at the Appleton Museum in Ocala, Florida, part of the College of Central Florida. The 21 large scale oil paintings in Smith’s show depict wild life’s struggle to survive with the modern world and technology. [...]

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Associate Professor Ed Smith’s paintings exhibited at Soren Christensen Gallery, New Orleans

Belle Terre, new work by Ed Smith, November 1-27, 2012.  Opening reception: Saturday, November 3, 2012 6:00—8:00 p.m. Soren Christensen Gallery is located at 400 Julia Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Artist’s statement: I paint large scale oil paintings, and use irony and metaphor in my depiction of birds and wildlife to address my political concerns, and [...]

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Crop of Ed Smith's 700 Painting

Associate Professor Ed Smith’s paintings profiled in Garden & Gun magazine

Associate Professor of Art Ed Smith’s paintings are profiled in the current issue of Garden & Gun magazine. A lifestyles magazine in Charleston, South Carolina, Garden & Gun covers art, architecture, gardening, music and the sporting life, among other topics. In the piece, author Mike Grudowsky calls the birds in Smith’s paintings “brilliantly plumed” and says they look ill at [...]

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