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Patty Carmody Smith

"My work is unique and joyful, with each piece revealing its own personality and presence."

Mixed media artist Patty Carmody Smith's creative style is founded on a love of process and a disciplined approach to her work. She came to sculpture via fiber art and as a result prefers air-drying materials and simple tools. Her work is meticulously crafted, emotive and visually interesting.

Patty starts each piece by carving a Styrofoam armature and covering it with papier mache pulp. The next layer is air-drying clay which is painted and waxed. Some pieces include glass mosaic.

Patty received a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls where she studied fiber art under Walter Nottingham. She developed her sculptural process while in a mentorship program at the Textile Center of Minnesota. Patty has been showing and selling her work at galleries and art centers since 1995.

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Autumn Vine
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 340
Spiro
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 290
Violet II
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 340
Aubergine II
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 340
LuLu
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 340
Double Cross
Art Glass Wall Sculpture

$ 250
Trifecta
Art Glass Wall Sculpture

$ 250
Terra Firma
Art Glass Wall Sculpture

$ 250
Crosswise
Art Glass Wall Sculpture

$ 250
Lucky Clover
Art Glass Wall Sculpture

$ 250
Hopscotch
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 250
Curious
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 340
Estuary
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 250
Ariel View
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 330
Rosetta
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 250
Rosita
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 290
Vera
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 290
Diana
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 650
Verity II
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 650
Maeve
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 650
Red Sky at Night
Mixed-Media Sculpture

$ 340
July
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 700
Fractured
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 400
At Random
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 520
Gravitational Pull
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 550
Prismatic
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 450
Heat Wave
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 450
Cross Variant
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

$ 550
On the Road
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

 
Free Flow
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture