Amy Smith is a Los Angeles based artist creating colorful and empowering contemporary art. Inspired by street art, couture fashion, and photography.In her Collage Portrait Series, Amy Smith uses photography, hand cut stencils, and torn recycled fashion magazine pieces to simultaneously represent her love of fashion and her contempt for consumerism. Her intention with the series is to offer viewers the opportunity to choose one’s own path of empowerment, leaving behind what society demands. Every piece is a glimpse of the human experience, catching moments filled with emotion and sharing phrases that important to growth. Amy Smith’s work has been featured in a number of private collections, residences, businesses, and in popular tv/film sets including shows like Dear White People, Key and Peele, Casual, and many others.