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© 2019, Kaila Farrell-Smith.

October 19, 2017

It was an incredible month to spend at Ucross Artist Residency outside of Clearmont and Buffalo, Wyoming. I would like to thank the Ucross Staff, Mike Latham, the Ford Foundation for offering funding to cover travel and material costs, Cindy for feeding us all such del...

May 25, 2017

 New paintings by Ka'ila Farrell-Smith created during her month long Artist-In-Residence at Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe, NM April 2017.

First four paintings are large (96" x 48") acrylic and oil paintings on reclaimed IAIA exhibition banners on...

May 18, 2017

Ka'ila is participating in an Artist Research grant in the Bill Holm Center at the Burke Museum in Seattle, Washington from May 16-18, 2017. She is focused on researching Klamath and Modoc baskets, food harvest, and tools. Learn more about this collection at: http://ww...

April 25, 2017

Please join IAIA Artist-in-Residence (A-i-R) artists Ka’ila Farrell-Smith and Anthony Lovato giving an Artist Presentation on Wednesday at MoCNA at noon and for dinner on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 5:00–5:45 pm, in the Academic Building. After dinner stop by the art...

April 25, 2017

Ka'ila in her studio at current IAIA Artist-In-Residence in Santa Fe, NM. Click the photo to link to the article.

"Native American Artist Ka'ila Farrell-Smith Bridges Indigenous and Western Cultures"

By Andrew Salomone

Article feature and interview with Ka'ila Farrell-Sm...

April 24, 2017

Ka'ila Farrell-Smith has beeen an Artist-In-Residence at Institute of American Indian Art in Santa Fe, NM from March 31-April 28, 2017. Please join Ka'ila and colleague Anthony Lovato for a Brown Bag Lunch Artist Presentation at MoCNA on April 26th at noon and for our...

February 20, 2017


Ka'ila Farrell-Smith

February 9, 2017

Segment on Oregon Art Beat, OPB, by Jule Gilfillan

November 12, 2016

Sepk'eeca Potlatch Fund for awarding Ka'ila Farrell-Smith for a 2016 Native Arts Grant for Professional support to create new work at upcoming artist residencies.

"I have four main goals to achieve through this year long artist professional development project. The firs...

September 10, 2016

Ka’ila Farrell-Smith, David Huffman, Nadia Myre, Trinh T. Minh-ha, and Justen Waterhouse

INCA: 2 West Roy St. Seattle, WA, 98110
Exhibition: September 10–October 8, 2016
Opening: Saturday September 10, 3–6pm
Opening hours: Wednesday-Saturday 4-8pm
Curated by Justen Wa...

June 18, 2016

 "Sacred Survivance." Oil painting on canvas, 48" x 24," 2015.

Last night was the opening and awards ceremony for the 11th annual "In the Spirit: Contemporary Native Arts" exhibit at the Washington History Museum in Tacoma, WA. Ka'ila was awarded the "Honoring the Nort...

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