Joy Kirton-Smith’s inspiration stems from her interest in capturing the aesthetic qualities of the human form.
To this end, her current images combine a contrast between form and flux, tangible entities engulfed in a constantly changing environment. We are, therefore, presented with images that hint at eroticism and earthliness, whilst offering the reminder that all formations of being are transient.
Joy Kirton-Smith’s compositions of form and figures camouflaged into, and leaping off a toned stage have been critically acclaimed.
Her imagery, combined with beautiful and individual framing, create highly decorative works of art.
Her technique involves the blending of her focal characters into merged backgrounds, abstracting the often dancing figures onto their stage.
In recent years her work has become incredibly popular and a delight for the individual and experienced framer.