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Sweetlife
2000
Blown glass, gouache on paper, candy, silkscreen print on Kraft paper
"Allison Smith: Consuming Nostalgia," Eldridge Street Project, Eldridge Street Synagogue, New York. Glass candy jars blown at the RISD Glass Department in Providence, Rhode Island. Some jars part of "Mom-n-Pop," collection of The West Collection. Photo credit Liz Deschennes.



Sweetlife
2000
Blown glass, sikscreen printed papers, mixed media
"Allison Smith: Consuming Nostalgia," Eldridge Street Project, Eldridge Street Synagogue, New York. Glass candy jars blown at the RISD Glass Department in Providence, Rhode Island. Some jars part of "Mom-n-Pop," collection of The West Collection. Photo credit Liz Deschennes.



Mom-n-Pop Market Stall
1999
Mixed media
"Allison Smith: Mom-n-Pop Market Stall," Meat Market Art Fair, Artists Space, New York, curated by Jenelle Porter. Photo credit Daphne Fitzpatrick.



Mom-n-Pop Market Stall
1999
Canvas tent and mixed media
"Allison Smith: Mom-n-Pop Market Stall," Meat Market Art Fair, Artists Space, New York, curated by Jenelle Porter. Photo credit Daphne Fitzpatrick.



Fancy Work (Colonial Wall Sconce)
2010
steel, acrylic mirror Plexiglass, blown glass, mixed media
12' diam.
Commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with "75 Years of Looking Forward." Photo credit Charles Villyard.



Fancy Work (Colonial Wall Sconce)
2010
steel, acrylic mirror Plexiglass, blown glass, mixed media
12' diam.
Commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with "75 Years of Looking Forward." Photo credit Charles Villyard.



Fancy Work (Colonial Wall Sconce)
2010
steel, acrylic mirror Plexiglass, blown glass, mixed media
12' diam
Barton MacGuire plays the musical saw. Commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with "75 Years of Looking Forward." Photo credit Charles Villyard.



Fancy Work (Tinwork Lantern)
2010
punched tin
36" h
Commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with "75 Years of Looking Forward." Photo credit Charles Villyard.



Fancy Work
2010
installation view
dimensions variable
Commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with "75 Years of Looking Forward." Photo credit Charles Villyard.



Fancy Work (Braided Rug)
2011
participatory braided rug, platform for reading, reflection, and conversation
12'+ diam
Commissioned and produced in the context of the exhibition "Allison Smith: Piece Work," Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Photo credit Ron Pollard.



Fancy Work (Braided Rug)
2011
participatory braided rug, platform for reading, reflection, and conversation
12'+ diam
Commissioned and produced in the context of the exhibition "Allison Smith: Piece Work," Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Photo credit Ron Pollard.



Fancy Work (Braided Rug)
2011
participatory braided rug, platform for reading, reflection, and conversation
12'+ diam
Commissioned and produced in the context of the exhibition "Allison Smith: Piece Work," Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. Photo credit Ron Pollard.



Untitled (Pitcher Collection series)
2010
collage on handmade 100% cotton recycled paper
18.75 x 12.5" each
"Allison Smith: Pitcher Collection," Haines Gallery, San Francisco. Photo credit Monique Deschaines.



Untitled (Pitcher Collection series)
2010
collage on handmade 100% cotton recycled paper
18.75 x 12.5" each
"Allison Smith: Pitcher Collection," Haines Gallery, San Francisco. Photo credit Monique Deschaines.



Stockpile
2011
unfinished wood and mixed media
12 x 18 x 18'
"Bay Area Now 6," Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco. Photo credit Phocasso/J.W. White.



Fort Point Bunting
2012
painted linen, military webbing, grommets, hemp rope
75 swags; each swag 32" x 72"
Large-scale installation at historic Fort Point beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Commissioned by FOR-SITE Foundation for the International Orange exhibition. Photo credit Allison Smith.



Fort Point Bunting
2012
painted linen, military webbing, grommets, hemp rope
75 swags; each swag 32" x 72"
Large-scale installation at historic Fort Point beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Commissioned by FOR-SITE Foundation for the International Orange exhibition. Photo credit Allison Smith.



Fort Point Bunting
2012
painted linen, military webbing, grommets, hemp rope
75 swags; each swag 32" x 72"
Large-scale installation at historic Fort Point beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Commissioned by FOR-SITE Foundation for the International Orange exhibition. Photographs and quotations on tags were collected by Starlyn Lara of Swords to Plowshares' Women Veterans Project as part of SHOUT! Art by Women Veterans. Photo credit Allison Smith.



Fort Point Bunting
2012
painted linen, military webbing, grommets, hemp rope
75 swags; each swag 32" x 72"
Large-scale installation at historic Fort Point beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Commissioned by FOR-SITE Foundation for the International Orange exhibition. Photo credit Ben Blackwell.



Fort Point Bunting
2012
painted linen, military webbing, grommets, hemp rope
75 swags; each swag 32" x 72"
Large-scale installation at historic Fort Point beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Commissioned by FOR-SITE Foundation for the International Orange exhibition. Photo credit Ben Blackwell.



From Many One, From Anyone
2012
archival giclée prints on silk
"We the People," Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. Photo credit Andrzej Pilarczyk.



From Many One, From Anyone
2012
archival giclée prints on silk
"We the People," Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. Photo credit Andrzej Pilarczyk.



From Many One, From Anyone
2012
archival giclée prints on silk
"We the People," Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. Photo credit Andrzej Pilarczyk.



Rudiments of Fife & Drum: Fireplace Mantlepiece
2013
Wood, paint
"Allison Smith: Rudiments of Fife & Drum," The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Photo credit Allison Smith.



Rudiments of Fife & Drum
2013
Installation
"Allison Smith: Rudiments of Fife & Drum," The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Photo credit Allison Smith.



Rudiments of Fife & Drum: Corner Cupboard
2013
Wood, paint
"Allison Smith: Rudiments of Fife & Drum," The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Photo credit Allison Smith.



Rudiments of Fife & Drum: Flag and Bunting
2013
Linen, mixed media
"Allison Smith: Rudiments of Fife & Drum," The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum. Photo credit Allison Smith.



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