Artist Harry W. Smith

 
 

Harry Smith lives his art. His studios, on Mt. Battie along the edge of Camden Hills State Park, overlook the coast of Maine. From the window of his 1860’s sea captain’s house he paints sailing vessels, lobster boats and osprey. He steps out of the studio to sketch animals, wildflowers and birds. Harry and his wife Marsha, collaborate on the original designs they do for many nationally known companies. A love and respect of nature is reflected in each of the artist’s signature pieces.

 

Resumé

Studied art: Chicago Academy of Fine Arts - Washington University

One man shows, exhibitions, permanent collections including:

Coe-Kerr Gallery - NYC • Mystic Seaport Gallery - Mystic, CT • Farnsworth Museum - Rockland, ME • Essex Institute Salem, MA • Toy & Miniature Museum of Kansas City - MO   Kentucky Gateway Museum - Maysville, KY • Gibbes Art Gallery  Charleston, SC • Evansville Museum of Art - IN • Colby College Museum of Art • Indianapolis Museum of Art - IN • Kokusai Art Galleries - Tokyo, Japan • Ellis Memorial Center for Arts - Boston • Landis Valley Museum - Lancaster, Pa. • Maine Coast Artists - Rockport, ME • Neiman Marcus Galleries & Catalog - Dallas, TX • Museum of Fine Arts - Boston, MA  Shreve, Crump & Low • Naples Museum of Art, FL • Brown County Art Gallery - IN

Affiliations: Who's Who in American Art • Contemporary Authors • SCBWI M.J.S.A Early American Life "America's Top 200 Traditional Craftsmen” • N.A.M.E. •  M.J.S.A. Works of art in museums, private & corporate collections: England, Germany, Japan, Holland, Australia, Israel, Canada, South Africa, India, China, France, USA

Graphic Designer for companies worldwide

Author, Illustrator: The Art of Making Furniture in Miniature • ABCs of Maine • Michael and the Mary Day • Windjammers of the Maine Coast • ABCs of NH

Featured in books and publications including: Crafts of America - Harper & Row

American Period Interiors in Miniature - Scribner • Complete Book of Miniatures - Crown  Yankee Way With Wood - Houghton Miflin • Brown Co. Artists - Northway & Reinwaldt  Traditional Crafts in America - Random House • The World of Miniatures - McKay  • Architectural Digest • New York Magazine • Forbes •  McCall's • Creative Crafts • Grit • Better Homes and Gardens •  Down East Magazine • Collector's Mart Hobbies • Art in Auction •  Silver Magazine

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