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Wilson Art Gallery at Le Moyne College Hosts Exhibit of Sculpture and Drawing by Ed Smith

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (For Immediate Release) … An exhibit of sculpture and drawing by Ed Smith will be on display in the Wilson Art Gallery of the Noreen Reale Falcone Library at Le Moyne College. The exhibit, titled “The Labors,” opens on Friday, Oct. 15, and will run through Friday, Nov. 12, and can be seen during regular library hours (Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 2 a.m.; Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Sunday from noon until 2 a.m.).

Smith will present a lecture about his work on Friday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m. in the library’s Special Activities Room. An opening reception will follow in the Wilson Art Gallery from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Ed Smith is a Guggenheim Fellow in sculpture and drawing. His work is represented in public and private collections in the United States and abroad. These include The British Museum; The Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium; Ministry of the Flemish Community; The Hood Museum; the Davis Museum; and Yale University, among others. He has over 35 one-person exhibitions and innumerable group exhibitions which include the Queens Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Hillwood Art Museum, Caversham Press South Africa, Fleming Museum, Schenectady Museum, The Albright Knox Museum, the Albrecht-Kemper Museum and many others. His work has been written about and reviewed in the New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, The Baltimore Evening Sun, Art News, the Miami Herald, The Albany Times Union, Giornale Dell’Arte, San Francisco Examiner and Art New England.
Currently associate professor of art at Marist College, Ed Smith has been a visiting artist, lecturer, artist–in-residence, professor and distinguished visiting artist at American University, Bennington College, Bard College, Brandeis University, Boston University, Clark University, Dartmouth College, Dia Art Center, Kansas State University, Lacoste School of the Arts in France, New York Studio School, Parsons School of Art, Pratt Institute, Swathmore College, School of Visual Arts, Trumbull College, Yale University, University of New Hampshire, University of Pennsylvania and Vermont Studio Center. Awards and honors include awards for teaching excellence, National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, Ford Foundation Grant, First Alternate Prix de Rome, Fulbright Award, and New York State Council on the Arts.

posted on: 10/1/2010