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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Peaches and Cream
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 340
$ 289
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Spring Green by Patty Carmody Smith (Mixed-Media Sculpture)
Spring Green
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
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Black and Tan
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 290
$ 246.50
Forget Me Not
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 290
$ 246.50
Turning Leaf
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
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Buttercup
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 290
$ 246.50
Bloomin'
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 290
$ 246.50
Fractured
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
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$ 340
Face to Face in Blue
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 230
$ 195.50
Whirlwind
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
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$ 340
Buttoned Up
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
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$ 340
Slate
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
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$ 289
A Twisted Tale
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
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$ 289
Sapphire
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 340
$ 289
Find Your Heart
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 600
$ 510
Bejeweled
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 600
$ 510
Polkapalooza
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 450
$ 382.50
Quartet
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 450
$ 382.50
Triangulation
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
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$ 425
Face to Face
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 230
$ 195.50
Criss-Cross
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 450
$ 382.50
Lemonfeather
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 390
$ 331.50
Trio
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 450
$ 382.50
Tierra del Oro
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 1,600
$ 1,360
Prismatic
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 450
$ 382.50
At Random
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 520
$ 442
Heat Wave
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 450
$ 382.50
Cross Variant
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 550
$ 467.50
Gravitational Pull
Mixed-Media Wall Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 550
$ 467.50
Lime Time
Mixed-Media Sculpture

by Patty Carmody Smith
$ 340
$ 289