Derick Smith Editions

Derick's core practice presents and arranges particular ‘art’ materials as a means of creating analogical models or investigations into ideas of meaning-making within contemporary global society. Although presented as paintings, much of the work is sculptural in nature and pushes boundaries between static and dynamic by exploring the edges of wet and dry materials and indeed the common associations of the materials themselves. The tone is playful, rather than austere, as a means of engaging through an element of intrigue or surprise