Artist Statement

Jason Smith has created a gateway piece of sculptural and decorative ironwork. The piece is a set of two leaves composed of abstract crushed pipe and delicate forged ironwork inspired by Hector Guimard, the leader of French Art Nouveau.


Artist Bio

Jason Smith is an artist blacksmith living and working in Decatur, GA. Born and raised in South Carolina, Jason studied Fine Arts at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, D.C. Since 2000, Jason has made his living as an ornamental metal worker, establishing his own studio, Smithworks Iron & Design, in 2006. His work is influenced by Martin Puryear, Tony Craig, and Richard Deacon.