Dr. Lily E. Smernou is an artist and psychologist. Her scientific research focused on Place-based Identity, Place-Attachment, and Quantitative Assessment of psychological attributes and constructs. Her artworks are imbued with a unique ambiance and sense of place, reflecting her background.
Lily visually expresses concepts and issues of interest with photography, painting, drawing and assemblage. Allegory, and layers of meaning and symbolism pervade her diverse artwork. She has exhibited nationally and internationally in museums, galleries and on the web, garnering several awards. Larger scale installations of her work are on view in commercial and real-estate venues. Lily lives amidst the trees in a large metropolitan area in the South-Eastern USA.