Toys!

       My series of toy paintings and drawings began in 2003, at the end of my schooling at Miami University (OH).  The paintings are narratives of social issues and current events seen through a playful lense of childhood toys.  These are meant to convey an element of innocence or naivete when dealing with sometimes complex or heavy issues. 

Pilgrimage at the End of the World

Pilgrimage at the End of the World

Oil on Canvas, 2013 18"x24", $400

Transcendental Medication

Transcendental Medication

Oil on Canvas, 2005, 36"x48", $1400

Quantum Lottery

Quantum Lottery

Oil on Panel, 2006 36"x36", $700

I Am Trying to Believe

I Am Trying to Believe

Oil on Panel, 2004 72" x 24", NFS

Captivity Scene

Captivity Scene

Oil on Canvas, 2010, 18"x36", $550

Nuclear Family

Nuclear Family

Oil on Canvas, 2010 18" x 24", $450

First Contact

First Contact

Oil on Panel, 2010 12" x 12", $300

Fitter, Happier, More Productive..

Fitter, Happier, More Productive..

Oil on Panels, 2003 12" x 80", NFS

sORBITol (choke)

sORBITol (choke)

Oil on Panel, 2005 20" x 12", $325

OddBall #1

OddBall #1

Oil on Panel, 2010 12" x 12", $275

Optimistic

Optimistic

Oil on Panel, 2006 12" x 12", SOLD

Surrender

Surrender

Oil on Panel, 2003 12" x 12", $275

Let Down

Let Down

Oil on Canvas, 2005 36" x 20", $450

Where I End and You Begin

Where I End and You Begin

Oil on Canvas, 2003 36" x 36", SOLD

The Enlightenment of Ducky

The Enlightenment of Ducky

Charcoal on Paper, 2013, 18"x24", $350

Fireflies

Fireflies

Graphite and Charcoal on Paper, 2011, 8"x10", $225

The Earth Trembled

The Earth Trembled

Graphite on Paper, 2011, 12"x12", $225

Focus

Focus

Graphite and Charcoal on Paper, 2011, 12"x9", $225

First Contact

First Contact

Graphite on Paper, 2011, 18"x12", $225

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Stephen Smith Fine Art, 2015, Hamilton OH

Optimistic

Oil on Panel, 2006 12" x 12", SOLD