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Leaves and Butterflies
Neva-Named a color painting of leaves and butterflies and faces. Acrylics on canvas - 34x24" Created 2017

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About Valerie

Valerie Aleta Smith, a Baltimore artist and painter of surreal art. Born in Baltimore, Maryland Ms. Smith grew up in the Bronx, New York. As a child she loved to read about mystical and mythological creature of fairy tales and myths. Now, the sources of her creations comes from her dreams and great imagination, her work is bold and bursting with colors. Ms. Smith has had solo exhibits at: the Padonia Stations Restaurant and Towson University. She has had a number group exhibits, which includes:... more

Tree of Tears

This is how I felt about the 2016 Presidential Elections

Urban Mermaid

The city of watermain breaks, Urbanites and Millennials living in different worlds in the while sharing the same neighborhoods.

Urban Mermaid II

The Urban Mermaid II waits for the broken asphalt and water to flow down into the Inner Harbor under a drippy moon.

Urban Shell Man

Shell Man is waitng for the water and broken asphalt to flow into the harbor....he's percheched on a bed of sea shells and pearls while holding the "Pearl of Maryland", Baltimore City. Check out the people of the city.

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    Urban Shell Man - Oils on Canvas - 16x20" - Created 2016

Into the Wood

Into the wood, very surreal guitars and cello's which are trees with imaginary hands strumming them.

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    Surreal
    Into the Wood - guitars and cellos turned into trees being strummed by imaginary hands with musical notes and bars around. Oils on canvas - 27x39" - Created 2017

Into the Wood - BW

Into the Wood in black and white...

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    Black and White
    Into the Wood - Black and White has guitars and cellos being played by surreal hands then the instruments turn into trees that are surrounded by musical notes. Pen and Ink on Paper - 24x36" - Created 2017

In Just Us

Oils on Canvas - 34x28" - Completed October 2017.
Speaks about the Injustices and biases faced in America. Lady Justice is not blinded..she has her blindfold removed and her Scales of Justice are uneven as she weilds her double edged sword.

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    Oils on Canvas - 28x34" - Created October 2017 Lady Justice is not blinded towards race, religion and sexual orientation. She sees all as she wields her double blade sword.

Outta Time

  • Orb Bubbles

    Oils on Canvas 40x32" created summer 2015 Women blowing bubbles creating other worlds, explosions, worm holes and other universes.
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    Masks
    MASKS PEOPLE WEAR, Mixed Medium-Acrylic on Canvas, 18x24" , Created 2018
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    Heritage
    Heritage, Mixed Medium- Acrylic on Canvas, 18x24", Created 2018