Baxter Smith Rains Edit Profile
Studied, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 1964—1965. Studied, Atlanta College Art, 1966—1968. Bachelor of Visual Arts, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1968.
Master of Fine Arts, University Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1975.
Teacher The Westminster Schools, Atlanta, 1969—1971. Instructor Atlanta College Art, 1969—1971, University Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 1972—1975, Brevard Art Center and Museum, Melbourne, Florida, 1992. Professor Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, 2000—2002.
Adjunct professor Indian River Community College, Fort Pierce, 2000—2002. Adjunct professor art Brovard Community College, Melbourne, from 2006. Director, evening school Atlanta College Art, 1970.
Founder, executive director Sculptural Arts Museum, Atlanta, 1980—1982. Consultant United States President's Council on Handicapped, 1981—1982, Brevard Cultural Alliance, Viera, Florida, 2003, Brevard Museum Art and Science, Melbourne, Florida, 2003—2004. Board directors Arts Festival of Atlanta, 1982—1985.
Artist-in-charge Hope Dragon Foundation, Merritt Island, Florida, 1996.
Member International Sculpture Center, Washington, 1988—1994. Board governors Vector Arts Endowment, Indian Harbour Beach, Florida, from 1997. Founder Barbara Osmundsen and Baxter Rains Foundation, from 2008.
Married Barbara Osmundsen, September 20, 1986. Children: Anne Douglass, David Sinclair, Elinor Houston, Holly Christine Delaney.