Archive of Author | Wendy Smith

Wendy Smith studied painting at Nottingham College of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art, London. She has a D.Phil. from the University of York and was subsequently awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to develop her thesis: Representation, Art and the Real World. Wendy has taught in the fine art departments at Norwich, Manchester, Leicester and Brighton. She was formerly Head of Department of Fine Art at Camberwell School of Art & Crafts and is now a freelance artist living and working in London. Her most recent solo exhibition was at Art Space Gallery, London (Dec 2015 – Jan 2016).

Articles with Wendy Smith

Touching the Surface

Wendy Smith’s work is about line: an accumulation of single, straight, hand drawn lines that are forged through a process of repetition and refinement into various relationships until a final image emerges from the surface as an object suspended in space like a fragile structure. The initial impact of each finished work is one of astonishment that such objects can be handmade.