Claire Smith

Claire Smith Artist Statement Bright colors, vibrant fabrics, and found materials are the tools of play in this body of work. Plushy and pet-able, each piece begs the viewer to touch; inviting them in and asking them to experience with another sense. It is impossible to make work that is not in some way related to the turbulence created by current events; the work acts a subtle distraction from how dark the world can be by adding a little brightness, playful personification,...