Kristin Smith is an artist based in Philadelphia, PA. Originally from Virginia, she has shown throughout the state including at Thanky Gallery in Richmond and most recently a solo show, “Grounds,” which opened in February 2011 at the Garage in Charlottesville. In January, Kristin took part in “Warmers,” a group exhibition at Trance Pop Gallery in Kyoto, Japan. She has also shown at Space 1026 in Philadelphia and elsewhere on the east coast. Her work depicts a mutated version of the natural world, featuring strange clouds, unusual vegetation, and mysterious substances that gather in the atmosphere, on the earth’s surface, and underground.