The Northampton Arts Council works to support and nurture the arts in the city of Northampton. The Council awards grants twice each year to artists and arts groups from both state and locally-raised funds, and seeks to improve public awareness of the arts. Its' goals include maintaining and preserving the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Northampton, programming such annual events of interest to the community as First Night Northampton and Transperformance.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Blair Smith, Selected Works

Blair Smith, Selected Works
July 12- August 6th at UNITE
Opening Friday July 12th, 6-9 pm
202 Main St. Northampton MA

In conjunction with Northampton's Arts Night Out, on Friday July 12th, UNITE will host a gallery reception for multi-media artist, Blair Smith from 6-9 pm. Refreshments will be served. Blair's work will be on display and for sale until August 6th.

Blair Smith, originally from New Jersey, received her BFA in illustration and photography from the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Her work often consists of mixed media, dealing with random and spontaneous layers and textures, symbolizing the chaotic surface that is our existence. She juxtaposes portraits and other photographs in the context of her work to deal with thoughts on humanity and the unknown. These selected works consist of mixed media with photographs and paint, along with traditional black and white silver gelatin prints.

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