KRISTIN ABHALTER SMITH

Founding Executive Director, Roman Susan Art

Kristin Abhalter Smith is a visual artist and set designer who holds an M.F.A. in Design from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. in Design and Cultural Anthropology from Washington University in St. Louis. With a background in theater, production, and creative collaboration, Abhalter Smith works closely with artists to realize all Roman Susan projects – sharing space, decision-making, and celebratory work with 1000+ artists during her decade living in Chicago.


She is interested in reviewing conceptul and installation-based photography.