Erin Smith, Untitled, silverpoint drawing and watercolor on paper, 8" x 10"
American, b. 1983, playing from Portland, ME, USA
Born in New Hampshire, Smith received her BA with Honors in English Literature and Studio Art from Wesleyan University in Connecticut (2006). After interning at an artist's residency in Southern France, she initiated her art career in Boston, pursuing her work for three years at the Mixit Print Studio. She exhibited in group and solo shows in Boston, Provincetown, and Portsmouth, NH, and intermittently traveled to residencies, including Oxbow (Saugatuck, MI), Kala Institute (Berkeley, CA), and Vermont Studio Center (Johnson, VT). Ms. Smith moved to Montreal in 2009 to complete her MFA degree with a focus on printmaking at Concordia University. While there, she developed an integrated practice of writing, book arts, mixed-media/print installation, and silverpoint drawing. She now lives in Portland, ME and makes a career in visual and culinary arts and community building.
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