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Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith


1954 BORN IN Nuremberg, Germany


The daughter of sculptor Tony Smith and opera singer Jane Lawrence Smith, Kiki Smith began sculpting in the 1970s. Since 1980, she has created artwork using a variety of other media. In addition to the 2012 Department of State Medal of the Arts Award, she has received several awards and honors. These include the 2005 Athena Award for Excellence in Printmaking from the Rhode Island School of Design and the 2009 Edward MacDowell Medal. She was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 2005.

In 2013 and 2014 P.R.I.N.T Press welcomed internationally renowned sculptor and printmaker Kiki Smith as a year-long artist-in-residence of the Institute for the Advancement of the Arts.

Kiki Smith produced two suites of hand-pulled, limited edition fine art prints: Standing and Leap Year. Download a pdf copy of the catalogue here (6MB).

During her residency Kiki Smith worked with Printmaking students, Catherine Chauvin (Master Printer and former Director of P.R.I.N.T Press) and Lari Gibbons (Director and Professor). The collaboration was made possible by the Institute for Advancement of the Arts (IAA), the CVAD Department of Studio, and the Gallery Visiting Artist and Scholar Committee (GVASC).

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Standing I by Kiki Smith Standing II by Kiki Smith Standing III by Kiki Smith Standing IV by Kiki Smith

Standing I

2014
Copperplate intaglio with collage
15.5" x 13"
Edition size: 18
$850 each or
$5,500 for suite of 7

Standing II

2014
Copperplate intaglio with collage
15.5" x 13"
Edition size: 18
$850 each or
$5,500 for suite of 7

Standing III

2014
Copperplate intaglio with collage
15.5" x 13"
Edition size: 18
$850 each or
$5,500 for suite of 7

Standing IV

2014
Copperplate intaglio with collage
15.5" x 13"
Edition size: 18
$850 each or
$5,500 for suite of 7

Standing V by Kiki Smith Standing VI by Kiki Smith Standing III by Kiki Smith Leap Year I by Kiki Smith

Standing V

2014
Copperplate intaglio with collage
15.5" x 13"
Edition size: 18
$850 each or
$5,500 for suite of 7

Standing VI

2014
Copperplate intaglio with collage
15.5" x 13"
Edition size: 18
$850 each or
$5,500 for suite of 7

Standing VII

2014
Copperplate intaglio
15.5" x 13"
Edition size: 18
$850 each or
$5,500 for suite of 7

Leap Year I

2014
Photopolymer intaglio and colored pencil
11.5" x 9"
Edition size: 13
$2,500 for suite of 3

Leap Year II by Kiki Smith Leap Year III by Kiki Smith

Leap Year II

2014
Photopolymer intaglio and colored pencil
11.5" x 9"
Edition size: 13
$2,500 for suite of 3

Leap Year III

2014
Photopolymer intaglio and colored pencil
11.5" x 9"
Edition size: 13
$2,500 for suite of 3