Stuart Smith AA Ad 2014
A Model Society

Recent work plays on themes of the day to day urban environment.  Inspired by our relationship to objects Stuart has created a humorous collection of tabletop arrangements telling stories of travel and everyday life events for the viewer to connect and engage with. These fun and enjoyable compositions use toy trains, cars and figures from public and private collections drawing on his own experiences or just from the simple act of play. The enjoyment of playing with these collections is not lost on grownups which Stuart captures in his paintings as he continues to refine his distinctive approach to the traditional genre of still life.