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Private: Bronson Smith

About the Artist:

Peterborough-based artist, Bronson Smith studied Architecture and Industrial Design at Carleton University in 1978 and began experimenting with wood relief paintings in 1983. Bronson has been collected internationally and has participated in numerous exhibitions. Since moving to Peterborough from Toronto in 2007, his work continues to capture elements in our lives, such as old barns, rural scenes, and abandoned outports of Newfoundland, before they disappear.

“I have been drawn to decay and the transitory nature of the world around us. Buildings and communities age and disappear into the mist and are confined to stories of days past. I feel the need to capture the images of the outports of Newfoundland & Labrador and the barns of Ontario. These solid structures become fragile as they are subjected to the elements of neglect, the environment and despair. My paintings hold onto the world that is lost or disappearing – sometimes in the blink of an eye.” – Bronson Smith 

 

Exhibitions

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Haze, acrylic on canvas

Why I Left, 2022, oil on canvas KAST 2022 Selections Exhibition

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Jul 9, 2022 to Oct 2, 2022

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Bronson Smith - All about Art Online Auction 2021

Installation view of KAST Selections exhibition. From Left: Paul Nabuurs, Bronson Smith, David Hickey

Selections: 36th Annual Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour Exhibition

Left: Leanne Baird, Forest Light, 2020, acrylic on canvas; Right: Victoria Wallace, Silhouette Series: #10, 12, 20, 21, 2019, encaustic, ink and oil pastel

Park & Lansdowne St., Peterborough, oil on canvas, 2019

Looking Up, 2017

Lynn River, 2012

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour, 2016

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour, 2014

Kawartha Autumn Studio Tour: Selections

Sep 19, 2014 to Oct 19, 2014

Regular Hours: Wednesday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is by Donation.

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