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Biography

Rae Smith, elected MASTER PASTELIST by the Pastel Society of America in 1997, has exhibited her pastel paintings and oil paintings throughout the United States as well as Japan, China, France, Italy, Russia, Taiwan and Canada.  

Her paintings have won many awards and have been in exhibitions at the following venues:
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
The Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
The Slater Museum, Norwich, CT
The International Museum of Contemporary Masters, San Antonio, TX
The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA
The China Museum of Art, Suzhou, China (Painting in permanent collection)
The Hammond Museum, North Salem, NY
The National Taiwan Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan Art du Pastel en France, Yvetot, France
Gallery 99, Taipei, Taiwan

Rae is listed in Who’s Who in American Art and in The Dictionary of American Painters, Sculptors and Engravers.  She has been published in American Artist Magazine, Mitsukoshi Magazine (Tokyo), Pastel Journal, International Art Magazine, Fine Art Magazine and Best of Pastel II.   Rae is presently on the teaching staff of the Katonah Art Center, Katonah, NY.  

Recent Honors and Awards
First Prize for Pastel (CLWAC Member Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NYC) 2011
CPS Award (Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, CT) 2011
Blick Art Award (PSA International, National Arts Club, NYC) 2011
Guerilla Pochade Box Award (CPS Member Show, Gallery 53, Meriden, CT) 2011
L.G. Sawyer Award for Artistic Excellence (AAPL, Salmagundi Club, NYC) 2011
PSA Founder’s Award (National Arts Club, NYC) 2010
Audubon Artists Gold Medal Award (Salmagundi Club, NYC)2010
Jane Impastato Award for Artistic Excellence (Salmagundi Club Member Exhibition, NYC) 2010 Rozsika Ascenzi Memorial Award (Salmagundi Club, NYC) 2009
Richard McKinley Award (Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA – PSWC)  2009
Art Times Award (National Arts Club – PSA) 2009
Art du Pastel en France Award (Giverny, France) 2009
Connecticut Pastel Society Award (Allied Artists of America – National Arts Club, NYC) 2008
Atlantic Papers Award (PSWC – The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA) 2008
Pastel Society of America Award (CPS – Slater Museum, Norwich, CT) 2006
Great American Artworks Award (PPCC – Harwich, MA) 2006
Cecelia Cardman Memorial Award (National Arts Club, NYC) 2005
Board of Directors Award (Slater Museum, Norwich, CT)  2004
Artistic Excellence in Oil Award (Museum of Contemporary Masters, San Antonio, TX)  2004
Degas Society Award (Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA) 2004
Art du Pastel en France Award (Vernon, France) 2003
President’s Award (75th Grand National, AAPL, NYC) 2003
Jim Lynch Award (Pastel Society of America, NYC) 2003
Kenneth Spaulding Award (Hudson Valley A.A., NYC) 2003
Southeastern Pastel Society Award (National Arts Club, NYC) 2002
AAPL Award (Hudson Valley A.A., NYC) 2002
Audubon Artists Gold Medal of Honor (Salmagundi Club, NYC)  2001

Juried Signature Memberships
IAPS,  Albuquerque, NM (Board Member)  
Noyes Museum of Art, NJ (Artist Member)
Pastel Society of America, NYC  (Former President)
Allied Artists of America, NYC   (Board Member)
Connecticut Pastel Society, CT    (Honorary Member)
American Artists Professional League  (Fellow)
Audubon Artists, NYC             
Hudson Valley Art Association, NY
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NYC
Salmagundi Club, NYC

Contact
Rae Smith
513 W, Country Club Dr.,
Egg Harbor, NJ 08215
USA
Phone: 609-804-0773

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