Shaina Smith, Acrylic and Mixed Media
Shaina Smith (she/her/hers) is a student at Metropolitan State University, located in Denver, CO. Passionate about education and teaching, Shaina believes in using art as a tool for practicing creative thinking and problem-solving skills. While she is currently pursuing a BFA in Art Education with an emphasis in painting, and secondary in ceramics, she will be graduating in the Spring of 2020.
Her work consists mostly of paintings with some inclusion of mixed media. Living all but four years of her life in Colorado, she has seen drastic changes with an increase of the state’s population and explores the economical, societal, and environmental impacts. Utilizing a wide range of color is a common theme when tackling these issues.