Dennis Smith Sculpture

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If I Could Start Over

Posted by on Jun 29, 2012 in Blog | 1 comment

Saturday was my seventieth birthday. When I woke up this morning, it was from a dream in which I was standing in a store of some sort…like an old country store…and I was looking across the counter at dozens and dozens of pigeonholes, or square cubicles.  Inside them were all sorts of items.  The dream is fading so fast that I can’t recall...

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Over Forty Years of Welded Vision

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in Blog |

In 1968 when Veloy and I came back to Utah, I set up my first studio in my dad’s old chicken coop in Alpine, the small farming community where I had grown up about thirty miles south of Salt Lake City. We had two children by that time and not a penny to our name. I had determined to make my living as an artist but hadn’t the slightest idea how...

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A Personal Introduction

Posted by on Jun 8, 2012 in Blog |

In the mid-1980’s and into the 1990’s I wrote a weekly column in Salt Lake City’s major daily newspaper, The Deseret News. In all, I wrote over six hundred columns over a ten-year period before moving on to other things. Titled *Meanderings”, it was usually a perusal of what I might be thinking of at the time. The topics would range...

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The Christmas Pageant

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 in Blog | 1 comment

Dennis has created a beautiful Nativity set exclusively for Deseret Book. Dennis is known for his wonderful sculptures of children so it was very natural that he chose to do the Nativity as a Christmas Pageant. They are now in stock at you local Deseret Book and on their website here. This is the entire set together. You can also buy the individual figures...

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Dennis Smith Showing Four Pieces at the LDS Museum of Art

Posted by on Jun 14, 2011 in Blog |

Our own Dennis Smith is one of the featured artists currently being displayed at The LDS Museum of Art, in downtown Salt Lake City. Dennis is showing four pieces in the “Seek My Face” Art Exhibit that runs through the end of June 2011. “The exhibit features twenty-nine American professional artists, all from various backgrounds, but sharing a common...

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“Passing Cemetery Hill”

Posted by on Oct 8, 2010 in Blog | 1 comment

“Passing Cemetery Hill” is one of Dennis Smith’s recently completed paintings, and, according to Dennis, it is one of the pieces that best defines him as an artist. His paintings are laced with an essence of symbolism. Some key concepts in “Passing Cemetery Hill” focus on an awareness of how we all live within our own separate worlds, within our own...

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