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“Hands Around the World” in celebration of World Cyanotype Day

World Cyanotype Day is approaching. This year it will be celebrated on Saturday, September 30. Let us celebrate one another. Let us celebrate the things we have in common, as well as the things that make us unique. Our hope is to have people all over the world create cyanotype portraits of their hands, to […]


Amanda Mason | Three Questions

Amanda Mason was the Juror’s Award Winner for our exhibition “Flawed” juried by Michael Kirchoff. How did you come to photography? When I first read this question, I was thinking of answers like how I fell in love with the darkroom in high school (which I did), and how I went on pursue Design and […]


Carol Erb | Three Questions

Carol Erb was the Co – Juror’s Award Winner for our exhibition “Water” along with Mark Hopkins.  S Gayle Stevens was the Juror for “Water.” How did you come to photography? My first experience with photography was a class in high school some 40 years ago. I continued with a few classes in college, but […]


Hall Puckett | Three Questions

Hall was the Juror’s Award Winner for our exhibition “Open.”  The Juror was Dan Burkholder. How did you come to photography? The first thing that really sparked my interest was Life magazine in the 60’s. I would come home from school, get a king sized bottle coke, and kick back in the naugahyde lounger and […]


Steve Stokan | Three Questions

Steve was the Juror’s Award Winner for our exhibition “abstractions.”  Eddie Soloway was the Juror. How did you come to photography? I am formally trained as a graphic designer and was employed in the advertising industry for 20 years. I began my involvement with digital photography in 1991, while shooting product photography for a variety […]


Mark Hopkins | Three Questions

Hi there, this is Kevin, the other Gallery Director here at A Smith Gallery.  I was given the task of keeping the blog portion of the website going about a year ago.  However, because of us having to move and other things out of my control (sounds pretty good to me — Amanda isn’t buying […]


Thanks for the Prayer Flags….

The Tibetan tradition of hanging prayer flags began more than two thousand years ago.  The prayers, invocations and mantras imprinted on them were thought to carry on the winds, to the surroundings and all that passed under them, happiness, peace, wisdom, strength, long life and compassion. In commemoration of World Cyanotype Day, founded by Judy […]


“family” reception in new digs……

The first reception at A Smith Gallery in our new space was Saturday evening, July 25, 2015. It was a fantastic evening, thanks to everyone for sending us the good energy. Thanks to Al and Kay Pratt of Lady Bird Lane Cafe for gifting us the wonderful victuals. Thanks to, the ever-friend, the indefatigable Aubrey […]


“travel” reception April 25, 2015


“blue” receptions April 28 and March 28, 2015