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Jun 04, 2009

Ann P. Smith creatively recycles discarded machine parts and electronics into works of art.

By FLYP Staff

Ann P. Smith is a sculptural artist who makes robotic-like figurines from broken electronics and machine parts. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, she lives in Providence R.I.
She has received both local and international recognition from Wired, PBS Boston, DPI Magazine in Taiwan, Architectural Digest (Germany), GQ Germany and Discovery Channel Canada.
She also continues to bring her creations to curious young minds. Her work has been featured in science museums like the Science Centre in Montreal, and the Providence Children’s Museum in Rhode Island.
Galleries and stores throughout the U.S. currently carry her pieces. These venues include Ecò Age in London, the DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, Neb., risd|works in Providence, R.I., and Cog & Pearl in Brooklyn, N.Y.


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This is awesome work! Really enjoyed viewing it. Kudos to the artist. Sharon

Sharon R Aldridge
Dec 6, 2009

Highly imaginative and, perhaps more to the point, playful: art that engages and gets us to look at something in a new way, in this instance “junk,” is entertaining, instructive and inspirational. Great work, Ann Smith.

Michael Cox
Jun 20, 2009

This magazine sample was a great experience. In just the time it took to reveiw the content, i felt as if I’d had a real time class on changes in the world. Live magazine is awesome. I must add, it also gave me a great idea. i want a wall mural for my bedroom. From time to time I shut myself away. Vipassanna is the way to go, though my meditation hasn’t separated me for more than a day. My method is different in the fact that I use spiritual music. This is usually instrumental, and in very low tones. Thanks, for the experience.

Lillian Williams
Jun 19, 2009

Great work!

T DeLeon
Jun 16, 2009

Excellent! I’m impressed, keep up the good work. I appreciate the relevance of the various themes explored.

Mylene Dufault
Jun 12, 2009