12. Phillip K. Smith III

Phillip K. Smith III, Eroded Column, 2014

brushed aluminum, promised gift of L.J. Cella


Audio Transcript

Avoiding any singular medium, RISD-educated Coachella Valley local Phillip K. Smith’s creations push the boundaries of objects, manipulating forms, textures, materiality, and light.

Eroded Column, in reflective brushed aluminum, unexpectedly begins to deconstruct in the center, creating visual interest and leaving the viewer to question its stability.