Tag Archives: Japanese

  1. Kitsune and Soldier


    March 13, 2016 by smithartonline

    The use of fables and parables to impart understanding is common around the world. Storytelling is an ancient vehicle for …
    Continue reading

  2. Encounter


    May 14, 2015 by smithartonline

    Encounter draws upon images from the Japanese kitsune tradition of the trickster engaging an unsuspecting human. Of the numerous tales …
    Continue reading

  3. Trickster Reflects Upon the Artist’s Life


    August 10, 2013 by smithartonline

    Trickster Reflects Upon the Life of the Artist, 2013 Mixed media constructed box 9.25 X 12 X 2.75 inches Trickster …
    Continue reading

  4. Amaterasu


    October 17, 2012 by smithartonline

    It will be noted that the Kitsune/Fox is a regularly occurring theme in my posted works. This piece shows that …
    Continue reading

  5. Another Kitsune

    Leave a comment

    October 12, 2012 by smithartonline

    A work nearing completion. It has been my experience that the artist needs to walk away for a bit so …
    Continue reading

  6. Kitsune and Moon

    Leave a comment

    October 8, 2012 by smithartonline

    This is a recent constructed box featuring a Kitsune, a Japanese trickster character found in folklore.

  7. Kitsune Woman with Umbrella

    October 7, 2012 by smithartonline

    Kitsune Woman with Umbrella

    A mixed media piece measuring 15 X 30 inches


Smith's Contacts