Luciana Smith is a Sydney based artist who studied painting at UNSW Art & Design, she has also studied photography, graphic design and film. Smith received a Bachelor of
Arts/Fine Arts in 2015
and since graduating has exhibited in a
number of shows and was selected as a finalist
in the 2017 and 2018 Waverley Art Prize.
Working with acrylic paint on canvas and
painting from photographs taken on her phone,
Luciana reanimates her surroundings with bold
colour as a means of examining the every day. Her most recent body of work was developed at CURA Art Lab in Santa Croce, Florence and explored how urban landscapes are shaped over time and reflect
the lived experience of people.