CRAIG MARSHALL SMITH

 

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Director Jean Renoir said that artists need "plump mentors." Smith's are evident: Franz Kline, Richard Diebenkorn, Jim Dine, draftsmanship, and calligraphy.

Diebenkorn was his painting professor (UCLA).

Smith's self-published book, Paintings For Airports, can be previewed and ordered at Blurb.com

Smith's 7' 6" x 7' 6" oil on a plywood cut-out of a horse titled Rodger was added to the permanent collection of the Museum of Outdoor Arts in Englewood, CO

Museum of Outdoor Arts Exhibition Virtual Tour

Born Flint, MI, 1947
MFA UCLA, 1973
Faculty: Richard Diebenkorn, R.B. Kitaj, Robert Heinecken, Jan Stussy

Educator:

University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Metropolitan State College of Denver, CO
Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO
Professor Emeritus, Metropolitan State College of Denver, 2008

Collections:

Kirkland Museum of Fine Art, Denver, CO
University of Arizona, Yuma, AZ
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
University of Denver, Denver, CO
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
Museum of Outdoor Arts, Englewood, CO
Littleton Public Library, Littleton, CO
Dain Rauscher Corporate Headquarters, Minneapolis, MN
Great West Life Assurance, Denver, CO
Norton Simon, Los Angeles, CA
Michael Lee and Connie Lee Collier, Lafayette, CA
Roger Leitner and Cynthia Madden Leitner, Greenwood Village, CO
Greg Watts, Wheat Ridge, CO
Mark Ciglar & Carrie Dobro, Sherman Oaks, CA
Cinevative, Los Angeles, CA
Anne Akiko Meyers, New York, New York
Ralph Nagel, Denver, CO
Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Student Success Building
    Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center

Publications:

Featured in Colorado Abstract
amazon.com
Art of the State: A Juried Exhibition of Colorado
Preview the entire book, and order at Blurb

Contact:

craigmarshallsmith@comcast.net

Prices available on request
Representation inquiries welcomed

All paintings are available as giclées
Example: a 48 x 38 original as a 24 x 19
giclée is 300.00, plus shipping