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Brian Smith MFA '20

Adjunct Instructor of Sculpture

Dept. : Sculpture

Brian Smith is a Portland, Maine based artist, creating sculptures surrounding the topic of queer ecology in the context of the climate catastrophe. His works are monumental in scale and range in material—frequently involving paper, wood, images, and natural elements.

Smith completed his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Studio Arts at the Maine College of Art & Design in 2020. Prior, Smith studied Sculpture and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2016.

Smith has exhibited in Portland, Maine; Boston, Massachusetts; Brooklyn, New York; Burlington, Vermont; and Missoula, Montana. He has been nominated for the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award by the International Sculpture Center, producer of Sculpture Magazine. He has also received the Albert K. Murray Grant, Stephen D. Paine, and Windgate Foundation scholarships.