My goal as a painter is to elicit emotion through my work. I aim to create a connection with the viewer, a way of relating with deep seated feelings such as, pain, loss, failure and inner struggle. My hope is that my paintings can be a source of therapy through recognition and empathy.

Recent shows

2019 - Monolithic Silence, St. Asaph's Gallery, Bala Cynwyd, PA

2018 - Perspectives, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2018 - Outside In, The InLiquid Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2018 - Eli Smith: Spoken in Silence, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2018 - D’Arrigo Family Gallery Showcases 3rd Street Gallery Members Exhibition, Salus University, Elkins Park, PA

2017 - 22nd Annual Art Ability Exhibition & Sale, Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, Malvern, PA

2017 - 6th Annual Juried Show, Artists of Yardley, Yardley, PA

2017 - Red (An Invitational Exhibition and Fundraiser for The American Heart Association), 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2016 - Eli Smith: Moments, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015 - Eli Smith: Looking for Stillness, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

2015 - 152nd Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

2015 - Philadelphia Community Exhibit, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013 - The Members Show, Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia, PA

2012 - Eli Smith: Control, Class of 1956 Gallery, Newtown, PA



See my current projects as I post in progress pics

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