2 April - 14 May


In his first solo exhibition, Sam Smith in collaboration with Project Art Works and the blackShed Gallery, presents a unique new body of work that is part painting, part sculpture and part installation.

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Smith's work was most recently seen in the acclaimed group show, In the Realm of Others, at De La Warr Pavilion, featuring the work of fourteen makers with profound intellectual impairment. His vast vibrant squeeze paintings capturing moments of intense visceral action are his signature work, made in swift and impulsive, yet considered moves. This pure physical interaction with materials has transformed Smith's practice from a curiosity for emptying out domestic pastes and cleaning products into a meaningful creative process that reveals something of the mystery and dynamism of his personality.


Sam Smith is accompanied by Tessellate (1'30"), a video work made by Tim Corrigan, Lead Artist at Project Art Works and shows the artistic process behind Smith's project for blackShed Gallery. It unfolds within a fixed frame like the static edge of a painting, and reveals Smith's dynamic processes, questioning the relationship between art and intentionality, and the nature of the collaboration.


The exhibition, Sam Smith is accompanied by a 60pp full colour catalogue priced £4.99

 
  
 

Sam Smith Untitled C5/1 2016 Acrylic on Board 80x80cm (framed) £575

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THE ARTISTS

ALAN RANKLEKIRSTEN REYNOLDS
ALAN RANKLE is internationally recognised as an artist at the forefront >>
KIRSTEN REYNOLDS uses unusual combinations of modern and ancient >>
ROB SAMPLE
ANDREW & EDEN KÖTTING
ROB SAMPLE is an artist with a very contemporary view of the past. His >>
THE KÖTTING'S live and work between Hastings and Fougax-et-Barrineuf in the >>
MARTIN BROCKMANCHRIS MILTON
MARTIN BROCKMAN was Formerly an associate artist with the Welfare State >>
CHRIS MILTON'S paintings and drawings are a vibrant and chaotic mixture. Desire and >> 
OSKA LAPPINMORE >>
OSKA LAPPIN was born on the Pacific North West Coast of America and >>