Roberta Smith Resume

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EDUCATION
BFA with Highest Honors, Pratt Institute, New York NY
Art Students League of Denver


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Pastel Society of America, signature member

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
The Art Center, Grand Junction CO, 2008
Heart of The Rockies Regional Medical Center Gallery, Salida CO, 2008
Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence KS, 2007
Durango Arts Center, Durango CO, 2007
Arkansas Valley Art Center, Buena Vista CO, 2006
Trembling Aspen Gallery, Buena Vista CO, 2003
The Basalt Gallery, Basalt CO, 1999
The University Club; One Tabor Center; & University of Denver Driscoll Center; 1994

SELECTED JURIED AND INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

“Objectophilia”, Biennial of The Americas, Denver CO, 2010
“Five Lines”  Arkansas Valley Art Center, Buena Vista CO, 2010
"33 Ideas"  Denver International Airport, 2010
International Collage Exhibition, New Plymouth, NZ, 2010
"Angels"  Unity Church of Denver, 2009
"Patriotism: The Last Refuge", Fort Collins MOCA, Fort Collins CO, 2008

”The Cradle Project”, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2008
10th International Collage Exhibition and Exchange, New Plymouth, New Zealand, 2008
”Second Time Around”, Arkansas Valley Art Center, People's Choice Award, 2008
6 Gallery, Lawrence KS, 2008
”Remembrance: Visual Expressions of Loss and Love”, Access Gallery, Denver    CO, 2008
”HerStory”, Manhattan Arts International, New York NY, 2007
“Visceral Mappings: Transdiasporic Art Practices”, University of Wisconsin, Madison WI and The Delorra Norris Arts Center, Chicago IL, 2007
“Spring Salon”, TriLakes Art Center, Palmer Lake CO 2007
The Artist’s Magazine Annual Competition, Finalist in Experimental category, 2006
International Open Exhibition, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL, 2006
“Reverie”, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder CO, 2006
“Contemporary Icons”, Manitou Springs Fine Arts Center, Manitou Springs CO, 2006
Open Awards Show, Arkansas Valley Art Center, Best of Show, 2004
Pastel Society of America Annual  Exhibitions, National Arts Club New York, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996
Corporate Collections 2000, Denver CO, 2000
Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale, Denver CO, 1999 & 2000
The Realist Mystique, Foothills Art Center, Golden CO, 1998
Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver CO, 1994
Colorado Watercolor Society, Denver CO, 1994
Colorado Open, Foothills Art Center, Golden CO, awards, 1992,1994 & 1997
Kentucky Watercolor Society, 1990, Lexington KY, traveling exhibition San Diego Watercolor Society, 1990, San Diego CA, purchase award
Kansas Pastel Society, Wichita KS, 1990
Southeastern Pastel Society, Atlanta GA, 1990
Northwest Pastel Society, Issaquah WA,1989  
Pastel Society of  the West Coast, Sacramento CA, 1989
Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition, Golden CO, 1989
Foothills Art Center 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Best of Show, Golden CO, 1988

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Fulbright Foundation, Rural Transportation District, Xcel Energy, Kaiser Permanente,
Paine Webber,The Children’s Hospital Denver, Wright and L’Estrange, Paradise Cafe, Joseph Coors Jr., Arthur Anderson, Doubletree Hotels, Storage Tek, Invesco, Delta Dental Plan, Heart of the Rockies Medical Center; ArtColle Museum of Collage, Brittany, France;
Tsanko Lavrenov National School of Fine Arts, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

SPECIAL PROJECTS
Murals for: The Children’s Hospital Denver
                    Kaiser Permanente Regional Headquarters
                    The American Lung Association of Colorado
The Mask Project 2000, Hospice of Metro Denver
Celebrate Colorado Artists 2000, poster artist
Art therapy workshops through grants from Artreach
“Understanding America”, Ford Foundation cultural seminars in Vietnam, 1998
“Denim & Diamonds”, poster for the Leukemia Society of America, 1998

PUBLICATIONS
American Art Collector, Alcove Books, 2007
Her Mark 2006, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL, 2006
American Art Collector, Alcove Books, 2006
Illustrated Children’s books:  
              Mama Rocks, Papa Sings, Alfred A. Knopf. 1995
              The Stories Huey Tells, Alfred A Knopf, 1995
              Made’s Birthday, Scott Foresman, 1995
              Joshua T. Bates In Trouble Again, Alfred A. Knopf, 1997
Celebrating the Art of Clean Air, American Lung Association, 1992
Man and Nature, International Edition, On Paper Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 1990
Communication Is Peace, On Paper Gallery, Tokyo Japan, 1989

RESIDENCIES
Colorado Art Ranch, Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, 2007
Julia and David White Art Colony, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica, 2008