Artist Talk with Hannah Smith

2nd Story

522 W Short St, Lexington, Kentucky 40507

Tuesday, February 13th
5:30pm - 6:30pm EST

Please join us for an in-person conversation with artist Hannah Smith, who will discuss the concepts informing her new exhibition, Homestyle.

From roadside advertising signs and video games to blue-collar labor and income inequality, Smith seamlessly integrates elements of contemporary visual culture and timely societal concerns into her distinctive sculptural practice. Don't miss the opportunity to hear more about her process!




Hannah Smith is an interdisciplinary artist and educator currently based between Lexington, KY and Cincinnati, OH. Smith received her MFA from the University of Kentucky and a BFA from Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. She currently runs the Digital Labs at the School of Art and Visual Studies, University of Kentucky, and formerly taught 3D Animation at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, sculpture and printmaking at both Northern Kentucky University and the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts. 


Smith was awarded a Future Art Award from Mozaik Philanthropy (2022), and has exhibited work nationally and internationally at the Carnegie, Covington, KY (2023); Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY (2022); QRTC, Athens, Greece (2022); Sculptors Alliance, New York, NY (2021); 48-Stunden Neukölln Biennale, Berlin, Germany (2020); and the CICA Museum Seoul, South Korea (2019), among other venues.