FRENCH SMITH

A native of Oklahoma, resides in Taos, New Mexico, Education at Gulf Park College for Women, Gulfport, Mississippi and the University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma with a BFA-MA.



French Smith has studied and traveled in the USA and internationally.She lives and works in her Taos, New Mexico studio. Her paintings have been shown in select shows and galleries throughout the USA and China. Her work is collected by private and corporate collectors.

You can find her work shown at the French Smith Contemporary Gallery
, Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico.







JURIED AND MUSEUM SHOWS

Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, “Portrait Show,” 1995
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Taos Enchantment, 1995
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Contemporary Show, 1996
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Contemporary Show, 1996
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Best of Taos, 1997

Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Catusco and the Modernists, 1997
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Best of Taos, 1998
Deloney Newkirk Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico,  2003
Emhaus Art, Artesia Show, Shanghai, China,  Oct. 14-16 2005
The Brown Show, Brown & Brown Architectural Firm, Denver, Colorado, Group Show, August 4, 2006
Emhaus Gallery, Shanghai, China, 2008
Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Permanent collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico,  2008




 


ONE WOMAN SHOWS  

Capitol City Playhouse, Austin, Texas, Two Person Show, 1981
Kerby Lane Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1984
42nd Street Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1985
Hummingbird Originals, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, One Woman Show, 1985
Fennel Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, One Person Show, 1986
Tiburon Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Person Show, 1986

Memorial Gallery, Houston, Texas, One Person Show, 1986
Spicewood Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1988
Lincoln Square Gallery, Arlington, Texas, Featured Artist, 1988
Gordon Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, One Woman Show, 1989
Spicewood Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1989
Gordon Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, One Woman Show, 1990
Jill Vickers Gallery, Breckenridge, Colorado, One Woman Show, 1991
Preusser Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, One Woman Show, 1991
New Trends Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Featured Artist, 1992
Preusser Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, One Woman Show, 1993
Spicewood Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1993
Preusser Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, August Featured Artists, 1994
Preusser Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, One Person Show, 1999
Horizon Fine Art, Taos, New Mexico, Two Person Show, 2000
Horizon Fine Art, Taos, New Mexico, One Person Show, 2001
French Smith Studio & Gallery, Arroyo Hondo, NM, New Works,  2009 -  2014


CORPORATE  COLLECTIONS


Mid Atlantic Center, Washington, D.C.
Pye Wacket Restaurants, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Kibel Green, Inc., Los Angeles, California
Trilogy Resource Group, Calgary, Alberta, Canada  
Harold A. Allen Co., Tacoma, Washington
Children's Hospital, Denver, Colorado
Network Computer Service, Seattle, Washington
AAA Bay Area General Agency, New Baltimore, Missouri
Texas Christian University, Forth Worth, Texas
Burlington Northern, Dallas, Texas
Citibank, Houston, Texas
Kaleidoscope Building Co., Austin, Texas
Comanche County Memorial Hospital, Lawton, Oklahoma
Episcopal Theological Seminary, Austin, Texas
Amon Carter, Jr. Collection, Fort Worth, Texas
Coffey Communications, Walla Walla, Washington
Austin Retina Associates, Austin, Texas
Brown & Brown Architectural Firm, Denver, Colorado 


EXHIBITIONS

French Smith Studio & Gallery, Arroyo Hondo, NM, New Works,  2009 -  2014

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Permanent collection, Santa Fe, New Mexico,  2008
Emhaus Gallery, Shanghai, China, 2008
The Brown Show, Brown & Brown Architectural Firm, Denver, Colorado, Group Show, August 4, 2006
Emhaus Art Opening, Arroyo Seco, New Mexico, Group Show, May 19, 2006
Emhaus Art, Artesia Show, Shanghai, China, Group Show, Oct. 14-16 2005
Deloney Newkirk Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico,  2003
Horizon Fine Art, Taos, New Mexico, One Person Show, 2001
Horizon Fine Art, Taos, New Mexico, One Person Show, 2000
Preusser Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, Two Person Show, 1999
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Best of Taos, 1998, juried
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Catusco and the Modernists, 1997, juried
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Best of Taos, 1997, juried
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Environment, 1997, juried
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Contemporary Show, 1996, juried
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, Taos Enchantment, 1995
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, “Portrait Show,” 1995
Odyssey Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, Gallery Show, 1994
Open Taos, Taos, New Mexico, 1994
Stables Art Center,  Taos, New Mexico, “Member Show,” 1994
Preusser Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, August Featured Artists, 1994
Stables Art Center, T
aos , New Mexico, “Time,” 1994
Governor Bent House Museum, Taos, NM, Public Exhibition, 1994
Preusser Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, One Woman Sho
w, 1993
Spicewood Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1993
Open Taos, Taos, New Mexico, 1993
Open Taos, Taos, New Mexico, 1992
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, “The Dream Versus Reality,” 1992
New Trends Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Featured Artist, 1992
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, “Collage Assemblage” Invitational, 1991
Stables Art Center, Taos, New Mexico, “Contemporary Iconography,” 1991
Preusser Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, One Woman Show, 1991
Open Taos, Taos, New Mexico, 1991
Jill Vickers Gallery, Breckenridge, Colorado, One Woman Show, 1991
Gordon Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, One Woman Show, 1990
Jill Vickers Gallery, Breckenridge, Colorado, One Woman Show, 1989
Spicewood Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1989
Gordon Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, One Woman Show, 1989
Lincoln Square Gallery, Arlington, Texas, Featured Artist, 1988
ARC Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1988, juried
Spicewood Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1988
Lincoln Square Gallery, Arlington, Texas, Gallery Opening, 1987
Festival of Visual Arts, Houston, Texas, 1987, 1st place
Memorial Gallery, Houston, Texas, One Person Show, 1986
Tiburon Gallery, Austin, Texas, Two Person Show, 1986
Fennel Gallery, Taos, New Mexico, Two Person Show, 1986
Hummingbird Originals, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, One Woman Show, 1985
42nd Street Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1985
Sundance Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas, Fall Opening, 1984
Kerby Lane Gallery, Austin, Texas, One Woman Show, 1984
Capitol City Playhouse, Austin, Texas, Two Person Show, 1981




REPRESENTATION

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