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University of Wyoming Art Museum

Sterling "Stoney" Smith

Chief Preparator

Phone: (307) 766-3486 • Office: Centennial Complex

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Sterling "Stoney" Smith is the Chief Preparator at the University of Wyoming Art Museum and holds a BFA in ceramics from UW. In addition to being a ceramist, Stoney enjoys woodworking, metal fabrication and photography. 

Stoney is a 4th generation Wyoming native and combines his familial experience of homesteading, house-moving, carpentry and excavation with his passion for art in his daily work. In his tenure at the Art Museum, he's installed more than 400 exhibitions and off-site installations and has been privileged to work directly with artists such as James Surls, Jun Kaneko, Patrick Dougherty, Judy Pfaff, Al Farrow, and Hung Liu.

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Art Museum

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Closed Sunday & Monday

Admission: Free

Centennial Complex

2111 East Willett Drive

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-6622


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