West Coast artist to unveil design exhibit, discuss work Feb. 3
January 28, 2014
A Los Angeles artist
will visit University of Wisconsin-Stout to open an art exhibit and discuss his
Joshua West Smith is
scheduled to attend an opening reception for his abstract art at 5:45 p.m.
Monday, Feb. 3, at a first-floor gallery outside room 121 of the Applied Arts
The gallery is a
former hallway showcase that has been transformed and renamed A Clean Poorly
After the reception,
Smith will give an artist talk at 6:30 p.m. in room 121.
He is a Master of
Fine Arts student at the University of California-Riverside, having returned to
school after working as a welder fabricator and machinist.
He also owns Jjfab, which specializes in building
home furnishings. He is a curator with independent art initiative TILT Export, an
art instructor and has exhibited his works in several states.
Smith also is a juror for "Prometheus,"
an annual UW-Stout publication produced by Furlong Gallery and the Fine
His exhibit at UW-Stout will be on
display for a short time, from one to two weeks.
Furlong Gallery exhibits
A faculty art
exhibit, featuring works by 20 UW-Stout professors, opens with a reception from
5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the north gallery of Furlong Gallery.
The south gallery
has an ongoing exhibit by Associate Professor Tamara Brantmeier, "Painting the
Personal: Landscape as Allegory." Read more here.
exhibits run through Sunday, March 16.