Fi Smith

Fi Smith is a Community artist, designer, and maker based in Manchester, North West England. Working on a wide variety of visual arts events, community projects, public celebrations, educational training, participatory events, site-specific installations, carnivals, lanterns, parades, and public arts since 1996, Fi is Fine Art trained and has vast experience working in her field. She currently works regularly as artist-in residence in two Manchester Schools. Working solo or in collaboration, Fi aims to work with community involvement to create, experience, and celebrate through art. Connecting with all ages and abilities to produce beautiful shows, illuminated installations, and events. Offering high-quality educational projects within schools, galleries, museums, parks, gardens, theatre, and streets. Utilising recycled materials where possible, encouraging awareness, learning, and developing skills. Themed work can be culturally diverse, eco-aware, worldwide, home-based, historical, flamboyant, scientific, decorative, and imaginative. Fi enjoys responding to themes and developing ideas. As well as celebratory seasonal events and painting projects, devising creative activities and family-friendly events, Fi regularly coordinates and produces a variety of annual lantern parades throughout the North West. instagram fi_smith_community_arts

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