Barbara Lee Smith Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, Douglass College, 1959. Master of Fine Arts, Northern Illinois University, 1978.
Freelance artist and teacher. Owner Barbara L. Smith Designs, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, 1979—1983. President Smithworks, Inc., Forest Park, since 1983.
Juror Council American Embroiderers, 1984, Pittsburgh Embroiderers Guild, 1981.
Active Oak Park Community Design Commission, 1982—1987, Oak Park Design Review Commission, 1983—1987. Member of Council American Embroiderers (faculty 1973-1979, assistant editor 1972-1974), DuPage Textile Arts Guild (president 1974-1975), American Crafts Council (state representative 1974-1977).
Married Frank Samuel Lanou, June 27, 1959 (divorced 1970). Children: Mark Allen, Lee Anne. Married John Melvin Smith, March 22, 1970.