ABOUT US

900 Block 1930s West Side

931 S. Kansas Ave.

The building housed meat markets from 1890 to 1899. With construction starting in 1888, and occupancy in 1890, the building has stood sound for the past 130 years. Architectural firm, Hopkins & Holland, designed a block of three buildings for Messrs. Handy, O’Brien & Minney – 927, 929 and 931 – some of the first buildings in the 900 Block at that time.

Numerous businesses have called 931 home over the past century – coal dealer, tinner, restaurants, print shops, banks, law firms, utility companies, gift shops and more. From 1978 to present, Stephen Smith has occupied this stone and brick building starting with a photography studio, and in October of 2018, opened a downtown fine art gallery.

Historic features are clearly exposed, displaying the fine craftsmanship of its architecture. Stone and brick walls, along with an ornate tin ceiling and transoms, add character to the intriguing appeal of the gallery’s fine art display space.

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2 weeks ago
Black Iron Powder paintings and sculpture by Erica Iman

Who knew that raw earth could make such intriguing paintings and sculptures. When Erica Iman brings her special creativity and processes to creating art, the results are magical. Enjoy her works in ... See more

Erica is both a sculptor and painter, working primarily in porcelain, clay and raw earth materials, such as powdered black iron. Many of her techniques come ...

2 weeks ago
"Meditation Collection" by watercolorist, Cathy Ledeker

ANNOUNCING - "Meditation Collection" Exhibition will be closing May 23 by watercolorist, Cathy Ledeker. To imagine how Cathy's execptional works might look in your home, we invite you to explore our ... See more

Cathy Ledeker is an exceptional illustrator and watercolorist. The "Meditation Collection" is a reflection of thoughts of the push/pull of nature and man's b...

1 month ago
Stephen Smith Gallery

In celebration of EARTH DAY, Stephen Smith Gallery is excited to feature and champion Erica Iman – sculptor and painter, whose inspiration for her works are totally earth driven.

Honoring ... See more

1 month ago

We hope you don't miss the beauty of spring, and, wonderful art on stephensmithgallery.com.
#staysafe #topcity #enjoyart

2 months ago

The Gallery is not open today, March 21. We plan to reopen on Tuesday, March 24 with regular hours. If plans change, we will post.

2 months ago
Timeline Photos

New arrivals from Karen Heuton to the. Gallery to join the other artists amazing works. Looking forward to seeing you.

3 months ago
Michael Madril on the mic, Leroy DeBois on piano.

A little warm up time with our performing arts guests tonight. Excited to introduce our young guests - a "crooner" and classical pianist. More to come!

4 months ago
Photos from Stephen Smith Gallery's post

Artist's Exhibition Closes Saturday, February 1, 2020. Only seven works remain for Cindy Manry.

4 months ago
VT Rhythmic

The Gallery's 1922 parlor grand would be great for someone to randomly enjoy like this! Did you know we host performing arts to accompany the visual arts?

This man was playing the piano by himself... Then something amazing happened ??

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Mission

To connect an array of fine art , of both established and emerging artists with collectors and first-time investors

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Stephen,
Gallery Owner

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Edie,
Marketing Director & First Lady

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Mary Jane,
Graphic Artist/Designer

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