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Gary Douglas Smith, American artist.


Smith, Gary Douglas was born on July 29, 1948 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Douglas Owen and Mercedes Maria (Moniz) Smith.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing and Printmaking with honors, California College Arts and Crafts, Oakland, 1971;studied with Richard Newlin, Houston, 1978-1979;studied with S. W. Hayter and George Ball, Paris, 1979-1980;studied with Yozo Hamaguchi, San Francisco, 1981-1983.


Lecturer in silverpoint, California College Arts and Crafts, Oakland, 1987-1988;lecturer in drawing, watercolor and silverpoint, Inverness (California) Studio, 1991-1993. Solo exhibitions include University of California, Berkeley, 1965, 67, Designer's Gallery, Oakland, 1966, Vorpal Gallery, Chicago, 1977-1979, Soho, New York City, 1978-1983, Laguna Beach, 1976, 82, 85, San Francisco, 1976, 77, 79, 81, 86, Center Integrated Systems, Stanford University, California, 1993, Bolinas (California) Museum, 1993, others. Group shows include Gallery Route One, California, 1991, Caldwell Gallery, San Francisco, 1991, Waterworks Gallery, Washington,1991, Friday Harbor, Washington, Bolinas Museum, 1991, Yamagataya Gallery, 1989-1990, Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, California, 1988, 89, 91, 93, Syntex Corporation Gallery, Palo Alto, California, 1992, Yamagatoya Gallery, Japan, 1989-1993, many others.


  • Other Work

    • Works in permanent collections at Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, De Saisset Museum, University Santa Clara, California, Palm Springs Desert Museum, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California College Arts and Crafts, Vorpal Galleries, San Francisco, New York City, Keiser Corporation, Novato, California, Mirfax Associates, Incorporated, Oakland, Houston Fine Art Press, Limestone Press, others.


Married Cassandra Lee Durham, November 14, 1973. Children: Nalon Ennis, Oliver Ryan.

Douglas Owen Smith

Mercedes Maria (Moniz) Smith

Cassandra Lee Durham

Nalon Ennis Smith

Oliver Ryan Smith