Presenting an adolescent boyish naivety, balancing out desire and fear, fascination, spectacle, cinema, violence, and pleasure in combinations of psychological highs and lows.

The FNG gets featured

By oliversmith | 4th January 2018 | 0 Comments

My new painting titled The FNG gets featured in the art magazine Average Art.  Even though Average Art is a small publication it still feels really good to be recognised for doing something well. Some interesting artists in the December issue so I recommend heading over to Average Art’s website and buying a magazine or…

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New painting work in progress from Daggers to Dohnuts

By Oliver Smith | 14th July 2017 | 0 Comments

This is a current work in progress of a large painting (130cm x 130cm). Part of a series of re-imagining of cafe diner scenes from popular cinema. An amalgamation of daydreaming my way through cinema these pictures are generated by contrasting objects that produces a dialogue which suggests a scenario of events and those that…

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Vietnam War Slang Series. Panel 11 of 26 – K is for Kill-Fire

By Oliver Smith | 22nd September 2016 | 0 Comments

  Vietnam War Painting Well, for a minute I thought I was losing it when after spending a decent amout of time making a stencil for the text that I knew would be found on a Claymore mine during the Vietnam war,,,  I asked myself “How in the hell did I get back to the letter…

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