relief print; 10×10”, image 6×6”

“My print employs a traditional lace pattern. Lace patterns to me always appeared very similar to mandalas which, in various spiritual traditions, may be used to focus attention and as an aid to meditation.”

ARTIST BIO: Jonpaul Smith was born in Logansport, IN. He received his M.F.A. and Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies from the University of Cincinnati, D.A.A.P. and his B.A. from Hanover College in Indiana. Jonpaul also studied fine arts at the University of Wollongong in Australia.