Work of Art

Printmaking master's student Preston Bradley, right, shows Kiki Smith, left, the capabilities of the P.R.I.N.T. Press equipment during a visit this fall. (Photo by Ann Graham)Internationally renowned sculptor and printmaker Kiki Smith is creating a true Texas piece of art while she's spending her time as 2013-14 artist-in-residence for the Institute for the Advancement of the Arts.

"I plan to use it as an experimental time for learning ways new to me to create large landscape prints celebrating the Texas wildflowers," she says.

Smith will exhibit pieces of her work in the exhibit Transformations Jan. 29-Feb. 27 at UNT on the Square. She also will visit classes to talk about her work.

"Kiki Smith creates some of the most empathetic, intimate, imagistic and figurative works of our era," College of Visual Arts and Design Dean Robert Milnes says. "Her work is deeply spiritual and at the same time politically charged, addressing philosophical, social and spiritual aspects of human nature through prints, drawings, sculpture and installations."

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