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About me


Dianne Smith's career as a multidisciplinary artist began over twenty years ago as an abstract painter.

Her group and solo exhibitions include When the Tropics Are Quiet, Garner Arts Center, Two Turntables and a Microphone at The Bronx Museum, and Visions for Our Future Echoes of Our Past at the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art & Design. The Way We Remember, and Uptown Triennial, at the Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, and Re:Harlem, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Her work also extends to costume design for The Vicksburg Project, Mabou Mines; I Dream a Dream That Dreams Back at Me; a Juneteenth Celebration, Lincoln Center; and set design, A Walk Into Slavery, Billie Holiday Theatre. And co-curator, costume designer, and installations for Archer Aymes Lost And Found Retrospective: A Juneteenth Exhibition, Park Avenue Armory. She is a Nancy Graves Foundation Awards Grant Recipient and received a Fulbright from The United States Consulate General in Guayaquil, Ecuador.


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"Art is the epoxy that holds a culture together."


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