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painter , goldsmith designer

Jo-an Richardson Smith, American goldsmith designer, painter. Member Signature New Mexico Watercolor Society, Southwest Writers, Dona Ana Arts Council (Treasure Trio 1985-1989), Society North America Goldsmiths (distinguished member, honorable mention 1976-1977), Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Smith, Jo-an Richardson was born on April 8, 1933 in Eugene, Oregon, United States.

Education

Bachelor in Art, University Texas, El Paso, 1970. Master of Arts in Art, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, 1975. Design certified, Gemological Institute America, California, 1977.

Graduate, Spanish Defense Language Institute, 1965. Private studies, Canal Zone College Panama, 1968—1970. Student, Stephen Quiller.

Student, Aleksander Titovets. Student, Cheng Khee Chee.

Career

Private practice writer, Las Cruces, since 1972;private practice designer, Las Cruces, since 1975. Consultant Glenn Cutter Jewelers, Las Cruces, El Paso, since 1976. Instructor New Mexico State University, 1974-1981.

Teacher Career Art Path, Las Cruces, 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibited at Jewelers Association New Mexico, 1993, 94, Salmagundi Club, New York, 1997, NMWS Sig Members Juried Show, 2005. Represented in private collections New Mexico Capitol and through United States of America, Europe, Latin American. Author: House Buying Guide, 1975.

      Editor Cutter's Comments, 1993-1994. Designer Medallion in Stand (Roush award 1985), Golden Chile Jewelry, since 1983, New Mexico State University President's Inaugural Medal, 2000.

Membership

Member Signature New Mexico Watercolor Society, Southwest Writers, Dona Ana Arts Council (Treasure Trio 1985-1989), Society North America Goldsmiths (distinguished member, honorable mention 1976-1977), Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Children: Greg, Jeff.

children:
Greg Smith

Jeff Smith