Railings & Architectural/Ornamental Structures- for commercial and residential building
Custom Furniture: interior or exterior; commercial or private residential
Ornamental-metalwork and lighting solutions
One-of-a-kind structures for any kind of use
Space planning & landscape aesthetics
Site-specific engagement and site-specific sculpture
Community-based sculpture & socially participatory public art
for communities, schools & educational institutions
Memorial projects - memorial sculpture
Gallery exhibition Installation: of any media, multi-media, & multi-dimensional materials, with an archival museum clean, careful, and precise touch.
Exhibition contract services- as exhibition preparation & consultation, Installation, de-installation, crating, exhibition specific fabrication services, and any behind the scenes make-anything-happen art worker & art Installer
Artwork handling: experienced thoughtful precise artwork handling with integrity to the artwork, the artist, and the institution of exhibition
Artwork crate building, one-of-a-kind structures & containers fabrication, secure packaging for shipping, and artwork transportation
Bring your idea, your concept, your sketch... and make it into something that can be "made"
Attention to detail and craftsmanship
Ingenuitive project problem solving
Selection of Work
Operated by sculptor Joshua Ray Smith, StudioSmithing is a creative design, fabrication, and installation service for other object designers, artists, ingenuitives, small & large businesses, art museums, and unique organizations. With a passion for community development, community engagement, and passion to make the world we all live in better- by the spaces, places, furniture, and structures in which we interact.
StudioSmithing has an experience emphasis in public art, community-based art, large public memorial sculpture, and creative precision gallery exhibition installation. Offering fabrication and installation services to any group or individual with exciting ideas that need to be realized. StudioSmithing offers structural fabrication and design service from conceptual idea development, to project management, to fabrication, and installation. And collaboratively beginning or stopping off, with a thoughtfully developed product, anywhere in-between. This includes ingenuitive structural fabrication for museums, galleries, schools, creative organizations, designers, professional artists; as well as gallery exhibition space layout, installation, deinstallation, & preparation services.
StudioSmithing is custom structure solutions for custom design problems, with high attention to detail, aesthetic, integrity, and craftsmanship. StudioSmithing is one-of-a-kind project management & project fabrication, for anyone’s one-of-a-kind space, application, or creative idea.
Prairie Hill Learning Center, Montessori School, Roca NE.
Performance Structures, Oakland CA.
Heartfelt Children’s Memorial Garden, Seward NE.
Carbon County Higher Education Center, Rawlins WY.
Michigan Legacy Art Park, Traverse City MI.
William Dennisuk (Finland), visiting artist- "Art on the Huron", University of Michigan.
Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir (Iceland), exhibition preperation, installation, transportation, Ann Arbor MI.