Sandy M Smith

2019 Program Artist

Sandy M Smith (born in Alberta, lives in Toronto, ON) is a professor at University of Toronto specializing in forest health and urban forestry and is a leading expert in the ecology and biological management of invasive forest insects. She has published over 150 journal articles and book chapters, supervised 65+ graduate theses, and served as a reviewer for international journals, national NSERC committees, and scientific panels, as well as on several not-for-profit Boards. As a 7th-generation Canadian, she grew up near Ottawa, spent her summers in Montreal and BC, made annual trips to the Maritimes, raised her three boys with her husband in Toronto, and worked many years in the forests of northern and southern Ontario.


A Walk across Space and Time

The goal of A Walk Across Space and Time is to observe—and share observations—about plural understandings of the shoreline, Toronto, and the landscape embodied in the area around 259 Lake Shore Blvd E. The past remains present in the material landscape, but its absence from most people’s everyday consciousness is striking. Through walking and talking indoors and […]