Painter, sculptor, photographer Corey Smith brings to our attention the faults and irony of the world. Showcasing real subject matters such as local and international concerns alike, society and humanity, in a most humorous and witty way.
In three lines, tell me some words of yours or someone else’s that describe your thoughts/emotions/reactions as of late [that in turn, of course, are reflected in your newest art pieces].
– I don’t worship Satan I just agree with a lot of the things he tells me.
– Drop out not bombs.
– Black Holes and Invisible Forces Bending Time Through Incremental Deformations Creating Infinite Freedom in the Garden on the Moon.
In ten words, tell me your own definition of the word ‘artist’ as you would apply to yourself.
I’m more of an asshole than an artist, my apologies.
In nine words, tell me of a current cultural event, local or international, that has truly grasped your attention [that in turn, of course, is reflected in your newest art pieces].
Experiments in Occultism and Parapsychology always creates interesting company.
In eight words, describe a significant childhood memory, positive, neutral, negative, ironic, or bionic [that in turn, of course, is reflected in your newest art pieces].
I was raised in a pseudo-Christian psychic cult.
In seven words, describe your college experience and whether it helped you get to where you are today or not.
College was really very difficult for me.
In six words, tell me a particular artist/artists of any sort that has/have inspired you most in some way or other in your recent works.
Kenneth Anger, Marcel Duchamp, Martin Kippenberger.
In five words, describe Britney Spears.
The Dope Always Feels Good.
In four words, describe Paris Hilton.
Rich kids getting richer.
In three words, describe the Olsen Twins.
Twin fashion goblins.
In two words, tell me one regret.
In one word, describe your life as you know it right now.
Photo credit: Mike Quinones.