By Harry Toufar
SPENCER – Owen native, Nicole Smith, is a registered diagnostic ultrasound and cardiac sonographer and a vascular technologist. With her husband, she owns and operates a mobile ultrasound company which specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of varicose vein disease. For a relaxing hobby, Nicole occasionally dabbles with painting and drawing.
Her daughter, Indya, is a sophomore honor student and a strong competitor in cross country and track. She is part of an A cappella group, and plays the flute, piccolo, piano, and guitar. Unlike her mother, art is nearly a daily requirement that reflects her unending creative energies. From the early days of learning to hold a crayon, her sketchbook became the proprietor of her unique ideas.
During the month of January, both mother and daughter will have their artwork on display in the LuCille Tack Center for the Arts gallery. Visitors to the gallery will be witness to an eclectic multimedia collection of paintings and drawings. Abstract and realistic styles of both women will be evident in the subject matter on display.
Also on display will be the chronological progression of Indya’s artistic development from ages 6-16.
An open house will be held on Jan. 5 from 5-7 p.m. Come meet the artists as you view their artwork. Art in the gallery may be viewed during the open house and during performances.