"Our hands and minds can be our greatest tools, and the artifacts created by those tools, by civilizations both old and new are both prized by our cultural institutions, and taken for granted in our every day world. These artifacts and the rock art I have encountered, communicate much about the people who made them. The language that they speak, transcends the verbal."Well put, Hayley.
Sunday, April 18, 2010
Haley Smith and Todd Hoyer will offer a slide presentation and lecture at the Arkansas Art Center, hosted by the Friends of Contemporary Craft. The presentation begins at 6:PM. Haley is currently working on a "hands" series inspired by the hand impressions used in the art of ancient peoples around the world, and particularly in her adopted home state of Arizona. She states,