words and art by w a l t e r w s m i t h

I am excited to be the featured artist for this weekends dversepoets‘ poetic-awareness of the experience. I like to thank Sheila for inviting me, and all the poets who are participating.

Please select the reblog link above to go to the dversepoets’ blog and view the art and the comments of the poets. Then select the Mr Linky link to visit the list of poets and their home pages to see how they interpret the art.
Peace and Love
Walter

dVerse

Good day, Poets! Today, I would like to introduce you to Walter Smith, a digital artist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From an early age, Walter developed a love for drawing and the visual arts. He attended both Lincoln University and Philadelphia College of Art and pursued both Liberal and Fine Arts.

After several years of study, he joined the Philadelphia Artists Cooperative (PAC) in 1987. PAC later became the Highwire Gallery Inc. and was one of the first emerging artist’s cooperatives in downtown Philadelphia. His seven years as a participating member was critical to his growth and success as an artist.

Walter then pursued a solo career which culminated in several group, two-person, and solo shows. Most notably are the 1997 group show at Agora Gallery in Soho, New York, the solo retrospective at the Villanova University Art Gallery, and the two-person show at the North Charleston City Gallery in South…

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7 responses

  1. Congrats on the blog post. You are so talented and I bet it feels great to be shared on that blog.

    March 6, 2012 at 8:05 pm

    • Thank you Leah. Yes it was an incredible weekend. Meeting the various poets. Reading their thoughts on my work. I loved the interaction. And I appreciate your work as well. It has been quite inspiring.

      Peace and Light

      March 8, 2012 at 5:45 am

      • Thank you. I can’t imagine a world without art. When people say they are not at all artistic I stop and think if that is even possible. It is such an integral part of me I can’t imagine anyone else not being creatively inclined.

        March 8, 2012 at 5:53 am

        • So true. And I highly respect your creative craft from writing to drawing. I find it amazing the various projects you are involved in. And the effort it must take to successfully implement them. Plus the fact that your work has such a compassionate design to it. Helping women empowered themselves. Beautiful.

          March 8, 2012 at 6:16 am

  2. Thank you so much for your kind comments at my blog about this particular amazing piece. It was one of my favorite writing prompts ever.

    March 8, 2012 at 10:56 am

    • You are so very welcome Lydia. Your writing is beautiful and I am glad we have connected here in this place of creativity. Sending out positive and enlightening energy.

      March 8, 2012 at 1:54 pm

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