Kristina Smith, Evidence of Existence

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Reception: Thursday July 10, from 6-8 p.m.

Lillian Bradshaw Gallery

Dallas Public Library

July 3 – July 30, 2014

Evidence of Existence is an inquiry into memory and family history that considers the formation of personal identity, familial relationships, and opposing viewpoints. Works in this exhibition include staged narratives that consider the structure of personal identity through an investigation into the significance between place and memory and the relationship of grief and loss. Smith investigates personal identity and its association with family history, the ever-changing meaning of place, and the search for unanswered questions.

Kristina Smith, former TWU student, is a narrative photographer and artist originally from Youngstown, Ohio that is currently based in Denton, TX. She received her BFA from Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio and earned her MFA from Texas Woman’s University. She currently is an adjunct professor around the DFW Metroplex. Her photographs have been exhibited both regionally and nationally in venues such as 500X Gallery, Rayko Gallery and The Midwest Center for Photography.



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