This is driven from his childhood where he would take things apart to figure out how they worked. He would then put them back together in another creating a new form.
His adult woks have included coloured smoke released form canisters, where pops of smoke interact with banal landscapes.
Irby Pace was born in Odessa, Texas. In 2005 he moved to Lubbock, Texas to attended Texas Tech University where he received his BFA in Photography in 2008. He received his MFA from The University of North Texas in 2012.