Jacqueline Claire Smith laces painting, video, writing, and sculpture into tender, romantic constellations. Her practice features transient moments in natural phenomena. It embraces a delicate touch through a focus on small, yet transcendental moments.
Jacqueline’s commitment to painting stems from her interest in its capacity to allow us to see different moments in time colliding. Her practice, which embraces the methodology of collage, fuses disparate moments together to enable multiple temporalities to co-exist.
Jacqueline’s practice engages her interest in change as the cornerstone of metaphysical reality. She eschews nostalgia and abandons the notion of memory as a depository of preservable things. Instead, her process of gathering, layering and reassembling found and personal imagery engages with the past as a verb and memory as malleable acts of becoming.