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artist , art educator

James Allen Smyth, American artist, art educator. Recipient Paul Emerson award, 1993, Salies de Bearn 9th International Competition award, France, 1996. With United States Air Force, 1962-1965. Member International Visual Arts Foundation (founding director 1998), Appletree Etchers (founding member, master printer), Pacific Art League Palo Alto (Kenneth Washburn award 1988), California Academy Painters (founding member).

Background

Smyth, James Allen was born on December 28, 1938 in Tribune, Kansas, United States.

Education

Bachelor, University California, Berkeley, 1972. Fine Arts Credential, California Community College. Student of art and artists, various institutions and artists, worldwide.

Career

Master printer Appletree Etchers, San Mateo, California. Teacher anatomy for artists Foothill College, Los Altos Hills. Art teacher Pacific Art League, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, since 1972.

Teacher linear perspective and color theory Fashion Institute of Design, San Francisco, since 1997. Instructor Canada College, Redwood City, California, since 1999. Lecturer, workshop demonstrator, juror various western United States art groups.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Artist: exhibitions include College San Mateo, Foothill College, Appletree Etchers, San Mateo, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, Canyon Gallery, Monterey, California, Lighthouse Gallery, Monterey, Gallery of Foster City, California, Royal College of Art, London, Art Rise, San Bruno, California, New York Academy, New York City, Art Students League, New York City, Union League Club, New York City, Oil Painters American Representational Annual, Santa Barbara, California.

Membership

With United States Air Force, 1962-1965. Member International Visual Arts Foundation (founding director 1998), Appletree Etchers (founding member, master printer), Pacific Art League Palo Alto (Kenneth Washburn award 1988), California Academy Painters (founding member).