Ann Smith spends her days making animal inspired sculptures from broken electronics and machine parts. Her works have been displayed in galleries and museums across the US, including The Peabody Essex Museum, the Ohio Craft Museum, and the Mulvane Art Museum. Ann's illustrations have been selected to appear in the Communications Arts Illustration Annual #337, the American Illustration 25 Annual, and the 3x3 Illustration Annual No. 7. Recently, She has received both local and international recognition from Wired Magazine (US), PBS Boston, DPI Magazine (Taiwan), Architectural Digest (Germany), GQ (Germany), and The Discovery Channel Canada. In 2006 and again in 2010, the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation (Quebec) awarded Ann a grant for her continued work in the fine arts. She has also worked with the Science Centre in Montreal, as well as the Providence Children's museum to bring her creations to the curious minded. You can currently find her work at 13 Forest Gallery in Arlington MA (13forest.com), and at risd/works (Providence, RI) (www.risdworks.com). Ann, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, still lives and works in Providence RI.