The Contemporary Austin at the Jones Center
"...Judging by the extended applause when she stepped onto the Kleberg Stage on Saturday, Feb. 12, Austin was ready for Anna Deveare Smith..."
"...Then came a bolt from the blue. Someone called, claiming to be Clerks director Kevin Smith..."
"...Katherine Brimberry & Mark l. Smith When Katherine Brimberry and Mark L..."
"...Jacqueline Woodson, Another Brooklyn Mitchell Jackson, The Residue Years Natashia Deon, Grace Angela Flournoy, The Turner House Yaa Gyasi, Homegoing Nicole Dennis-Benn, Here Comes the Sun Kwei Quartey, Gold of Our Fathers Trevor Pryce, Amphibians' End Kekla Magoon, Rebellion of Thieves Wade Smith, Smitty Hits the (Play) Books Crystal Allen, The Magnificent Mya Tibbs: Spirit Week Showdown Kwame Alexander, Booked Danielle Paige, Stealing Snow David Wright, Away Running Phoebe Robinson, You Can't Touch My Hair Marcus Samuelsson, Red Rooster Cookbook Maya Perez, On Story Safiya Sinclair, Cannibal Kaitlyn Greenidge, We Love You Charlie Freeman Jade Chang, The Wangs Vs. the World Sunil Yapa, Your Heart Is a Muscle the Size of a Fist Ha Jin, The Boat Rocker Jung Yun, Shelter Ken Liu, The Wall of Storms Ed Lin, Incensed Karan Mahajan, The Association of Small Bombs Shruti Swamy, O..."
"...It's not every day you see a woman chained to her bed in a maternity ward, but that was how Amy Louise Smith spent the first eight days bonding with her newborn son, before saying goodbye for the next 20 years. In 1992, when Amy Smith was seven months pregnant with her third child, she went to prison on a drug conviction..."
"..."Advancing Traditions: Twenty Years of Printmaking at Flatbed Press," Austin Museum of Art, Dana Friis-Hansen and Mark L. Smith, curators..."
"...Isaac Smith's Folk Art Zoo (Yard Dog Gallery) More than once, I missed the opportunity to write about Yard Dog's ongoing exhibition program, which regularly presents nationally acclaimed visionary and folk artists' work. Smith's rough-carved menagerie was, in particular, a treat to behold...."
"...First came San Antonio artist Bettie Ward, who collaborated with Mark L. Smith, Flatbed co-founder and Brimberry's business partner at the time, on a series of monotypes in the summer of 1990..."
"...The book is bound to appeal to someone on your holiday gift list. Just be forewarned: At 720 pages, it won't fit in a stocking. – Kathleen Brady Stimpert [image-3-right] FLATBED PRESS AT 25by Mark Lesly Smith & Katherine Brimberry UT Press, 432 pp., $65..."
"...The event will also include the induction of four local artists into the Austin Arts Hall of Fame: Zell Miller III (theatre, spoken word), Katherine Brimberry and Mark L. Smith of Flatbed Press (visual arts), and Kate Warren (dance)...."
"...And that's a testament not only to the artists themselves but to Katherine Brimberry and Mark L. Smith, the powers behind Flatbed Press..."
"...Mark L. Smith / yes / charcoal on paper..."
"...Katherine Brimberry and Mark L. Smith, founders of this 10-year-old printmaking workshop, co-owner Gerald Manson, and architect Samantha Randall have transformed the interior of this vast structure into a spacious, elegant, and, despite the omnipresent concrete, warm artspace..."
"...Mark L. Smith, "but is guided by the master printer regarding the technical aspects of how to create it."..."
"...Mark L. Smith has done it again..."
"..."Advancing Traditions: Twenty Years of Printmaking at Flatbed Press," Austin Museum of Art, Dana Friis-Hansen and Mark L. Smith, curators Solo Gallery Exhibition..."
"...(The other inductees this year were choreographer Kate Warren and Flatbed Press co-founders Katherine Brimberry and Mark L. Smith.)..."
"...Katherine Brimberry and Mark L. Smith, the founders of Flatbed Press, co-owner Gerald Manson, and architect Samantha Randall transformed this vast, bland concrete bunker into a spacious and surprisingly warm arts space that buzzes with the sound and feel of industrious creativity..."
"...A truly unique funding source of money for TFAA has been its "Collector's Circle," a program that developed when Mark L. Smith was president of the organization..."
"...Most are Texas-based – Stella Alesi, Bale Creek Allen, Jill Bedgood, Debra Broz, Brooke Gassiot, Shea Little, Mark L. Smith, and Jon Langford (who created the show logo), to name a few – but they also include ART from the Ashes founder Joy Feuer and AFTA board members Stacy Conde, Shannon Curfman, and Amanda Overton..."