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artist , educator

Rosemary Smith, American artist, educator. Recipient numerous other grants and awards; McKnight fellow in Photography, 1990, Jerome Foundation fellow, Minnesota Center Book Arts, 1989-1991, National Endowment of the Humanities fellow in Film Theory. Member of University Minnesota Alumni Association, University Iowa Alumni Association, University Club St. Paul.


Smith, Rosemary was born on May 6, 1941 in Brooklyn. Daughter of John Joseph Smith and Katherine Olivia Francis.


Bachelor, Case Western Reserve University. Master of Arts, University Iowa. Master of Fine Arts, University Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul.


Member art faculty Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, University Iowa, Cleveland Museum Art, Nottingham (England) Polytechnic. Lecturer, guest artist, multiple workshops various universities.


  • Other Work

    • Book, Herstory in Lace, 1989-1992, series of image scrolls, Scrolling Time, since 1999, Lead in the City, 1990-1993, series of paintings and drawings, Color as Form, 1980-1986, series of paintings, Field Paintings, 1970-1978, exhibitions include Minnesota Statewide Art Exhibit, 1993, Westminster Church Gallery, 1993, Fisea Exhibition, MCAD Gallery, Minnesota, 1993, Rochester (Minnesota) Institute of Technology, 1993-1994, St. Catherine's College, St. Paul, 1993, International Traveling Art Show, since 1998, traveling exhibition, Museum School Chicago Art Institute, Philadelphia University Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, since 1994, exhibitions include numerous exhibitions, Beijing, St. Paul, Austria, England, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Represented in permanent collections Minnesota Center Book Arts, Cleveland Art Institute, Sackler Archives, Miami, Georgetown University, University Iowa, Marist College, Vassar College, numerous others.


Member of University Minnesota Alumni Association, University Iowa Alumni Association, University Club St. Paul.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, flute and piano, architectural design.


Married James Barron Swick, May 6, 1970. 1 child Barron Francis Smith Swick;1 child from previous marriage George Maximillian Smith Egermann.

John Joseph Smith

Katherine Olivia Francis

James Barron Swick