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Stuart Slind
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Tracey Tarling
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Elliott Wilcox
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  Vicki Smith - Into the Wild Blue Yonder

Into the Wild Blue Yonder
oil on linen
28 x 56 in.  
available at Bau-Xi, Toronto
  Vicki Smith - Transition

oil on canvas
48 x 48 in.  
available at Bau-Xi, Toronto
  Vicki Smith - Space and Time

Space and Time
oil on linen
30 x 30 in.  
available at Bau-Xi, Toronto
  Vicki Smith - Cheesecake Sees the Light

Cheesecake Sees the Light
oil on canvas
30 x 36 in.  
available at Bau-Xi, Toronto
  Vicki Smith - Rare Red Gingham Starfish

Rare Red Gingham Starfish
oil on canvas
30 x 30 in.  
available at Bau-Xi, Toronto
  Vicki Smith - Breathe In, Breathe Out

Breathe In, Breathe Out
oil on canvas
24 x 48 in.  
available at Bau-Xi, Vancouver
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Vicki Smith

Vicki Smith studied fine art at the Ontario College of Art, graduating in 1981 with honours. Her 4th year of study was completed in Florence, Italy.

Smith is known for her paintings of female figures. The figures explore the possibilities and limitations of gravity. Often shown suspended in dark air, twisted and upside down, falling into and out of the picture plane, the figures  are often so precariously placed upon the canvas that they threaten to slip away. Though rarely grounded, they are always balanced.
In Smithís latest series of paintings the figures play with gravity in the water. They float, fly, emerge and disappear in the broken surface of the water; a space with infinite boundaries. The paintings have a beautiful deep calm. Vicki Smithís work has been placed in numerous private collections in North America, Australia, and Europe. She currently works and resides in Toronto.