Shuttered.

Shuttered tells an industrial narrative through incessant audio and visual repetition that mirrors the monotonous labor of the factory floor. A shape reminiscent of shattered glass is systematically filled with over two thousand windows that have been sourced from the homes and businesses surrounding abandoned factories in the Rust Belt. Audio from an automotive factory’s …

Ideal Moments.

Some of the images are soft, feminine, intimate. Others are pulled back, harshly lit, topographic. Both approaches are accurate depictions of this desolate space. Ten years later I am attempting to understand by existing within a plot of land not intended for me. There is a generational lapse within this chain link fence of fathers …

Print Sale!

I am selling any of my Instagram photos now through Valentine's day! One 5x7 for $25 (including shipping) or two for $35. Following me @kaitlynjosmith_art to browse the images and simply DM me a screenshot to purchase. Venmo payments only. Thanks in advance for all of your love and support!

While He Foraged.

I spent a lot of my summer with my dad in the junkyard. I needed a new driver's side mirror, battery and windshield for my van and he wanted bucket seats for his chevy and a rusted out lawnmower for yard art. We managed to scavenge all of the items on our list plus $4.72 …

Get on the Fridge.

One of my closest friends and I began a podcast. Get on the Fridge is 15% art, 15% agriculture and 70% nonsense. In the first episode we talk about the recently passed Farm Bill, emotional support chickens, bruises and bachelorette parties. Give it a listen if you feel so inclined and let me know what you think. …

This Night, This Age, These People.

I found this saved in my notes this morning and thought I would share. Drunken ramblings from the backseat of a rusted out Toyota. December 22nd, 1:44 AM. Maybe I’m young, maybe I’m drunk, maybe I’m in love, maybe there’s a boy serenading me with acoustic covers in the basement. I want to remember this, …