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Tom Smith

Sticksmith
Tom Smith
Sticksmith
STICKSMITH. his collection of Tom Smiths sculptures, oten
derived from overlooked sticks, act as still-lifes for abstract paintings.

Tom studied under American landscape painter Robert Starkey


when he was young, and continued his studies with painter Akira
Arita at Rhode Island School of Design. Tom furthered his educa-
tion at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, where he studied with William
Katavolos and sculptor Haresh Lalvani. At Hampshire College, Tom
rounded out his artistic studies with Arthur Hoener and Curt Barnes
and, at Mount Holyoke College, with Leonard DeLonga.

At the Virginia Tech College of Architecture, Tom studied under


Olivio Ferrari and Salahiddin Choudhury. He later studied with
Allyn Massey at the Corcoran Gallerys Corcoran College of Art, in
Washington, D.C.

Toms studio is in Southeastern Connecticut.


CURVO #5, 2006 Acrylic on canvas, 96" x 48"
GOMES TILE, 2014 Sticks, acoustical tile, wood glue and gesso, 24" x 24" x 1"
SIN TON NI SON (for no particular reason), 2013 Acrylic on canvas, 68" x 50"
FLOW, 2013 Sticks, plastic straws, wood glue, enamel paint, 56" x 39" x 12"
THEREABOUTS, 2014 Acrylic on canvas, 60" x 84"
FLATWISE VINE BOX, 2013 Grapevine, wire, plaster wrap and poly coat, 60" x 60" x 19"
WHICH WAY, 2014 Acrylic on canvas, 63" x 60"
HAMAMELIS INVERTERE, 2015 Witch hazel shrub, mason line, wood glue, gesso and suspension hardware, 96" x 84" x 132"
TUMULT, 2013 Acrylic on canvas, 88" x 66"
REGROUP, 2013 Sticks, paper, wood glue, poly coat, wood frame, 36" x 24" x 12"
SUSPENSION, 2015 Acrylic on canvas, 84" x 60"
STICK PYRAMID (model), 2006 Balsa wood, skewers, wire and plywood base, 13" x 13" x 17"
ARMS & FRUITED SHOOTS, 2014 Acrylic on canvas, 63" x 31"
VITISCULPTURE, 2012 Grapevine, wire, plaster wrap, poly coat, 96" x 24" x 40"
VELADO EXPOSED, 2015 Acrylic on canvas, 84" x 60"
VELADO, 2007 Sticks, plywood, shrink wrap, newsprint, white glue, gesso, poly coat, metal screws, 48" x 41" x 12"
UNREMARKABLE, 2003 Acrylic on canvas, 138" x 72"
GRACE (detail), 2005 Oak leaves, wood glue, acrylic paint, poly coat on canvas, 69" x 68"
For Mel Leipzig

TOM SMITH
7 Pine Road, Colchester, Conn. 06415

860.365.0319

tomsmith0304@live.com

2016 Thomas Peter Smith. Written permission is required to use any image of the artists work in any form for any reason.
CURVO #3, 2006 Sumi ink on paper, 20" x 16"