Art Directions with Joe Willie Smith

Mirelle InglefieldFebruary 2, 2021
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In this new PHOENIX magazine web series, art director Mirelle Inglefield visits the workspaces of various Arizona artists to chat about their work, the nuances of art and being an artist, current projects and upcoming public exhibits. In our first episode, we interview mixed-media artist, Joe Willie Smith, who in his career has created a diverse body of work ranging from commercial logos and illustrations, to publication design, to turning dumpster-found treasures into dynamic musical sculptures.


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