This is a competitive juried show for members of The Hudgens.
About the Juror:Â Stephanie SmithÂ is an artist, printmaker, and educator. She earned her B.F.A from the Atlanta College of Art and a M.F.A. with Distinction from the University of Georgia in 1997. Smith is a Senior Lecturer at the University of West Georgia where she teaches drawing, 2D design, printmaking and book arts as well as serving as gallery director. In 2005 she co-founded the non-profit arts organization the Atlanta Printmakers Studio and served as President for the first five years.
Stephanie has received numerous grants and awards, including artist residencies at the Hambidge Center for Creative Studies in Rabun Gap, GA and in 2003 was awarded a KBFUS Cultural Exchange Grant and traveled to Belgium, Holland, and France. While in Belgium she was an artist in residence at the Frans Masereel Centrum. Smith recently curated the exhibitionÂ Departures: Out of the Frame-Off the WallsÂ at Eyedrum Gallery for the 2017 SGCI printmaking conference and received a Decatur Seed Grant for her print-installationÂ The Creative Act.Â