Willie Wayne Smith

Artist-in-Residence
Painting

Website: williewaynesmith.com
Instagram: @williewaynesmith

Willie Wayne Smith employs a wide range of processes, creating layered works that reinterpret personal experiences and societal narratives within a complex array of art languages. He has presented his work in solo, group, and two-person exhibitions at venues including Library Street Collective(Detroit), Rutkowski;68(Paris), Atlanta Contemporary Art Center(Atlanta), Essex Flowers(NYC), Good Weather Gallery(North Little Rock), Central Park Gallery(Los Angeles), FJORD Gallery(Philadelphia), Holiday Forever Gallery(Jackson Hole) and Sadie Halie Projects(NYC and Minneapolis). His work has been featured in Widewalls, LAR Magazine, Art Viewer, and ArtSpace. Smith also holds an MFA in Painting from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA in Painting from Maryland Institute College of Art.