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Kay Smith

Not only flowers

Professional artist Kay Smith, based out of Big Spring, Texas, has been painting, teaching, and exhibiting for over 30 years.
She is a member of Southwestern Watercolor Society, six area wide associations and is a
signature member of the Southwestern WC Society, Texas Watercolor Society, Wyoming  Watercolor Society, Watercolor Art Society-Houston, and Society of Watercolor Artists in Ft. Worth.

Her award winning work is included in Color Mixing: The 12 Hue Method, by Christopher
Willard, Rockport Publishers and Splash 7, (2002) North Light Books. Recently her work has
been included in two International Artist books, “100 Ways to Paint Still Life & Florals” Vol.2; “100 Ways to Paint People & Figures” Vol. 2.
Her work is also featured in Art Business News, March 2005 and in Tom Lynch’s Watercolor Rescue Secrets, 2008. In early 2010, her work can be seen in worldwide publication The Artistic Touch 4 by Chris Unwin.
She has a licensing agreement with Courage Cards and is represented by Frame It Gallery,
Midland, Texas.
After childhood oil lessons she painted in pastel and colored pencil. Trying watercolor was an
exhilarating endeavor in 1993 with her first Ken Hosmer workshop. With this ever changing
medium she found her niche. Largely self taught, she keeps abreast of changing trends in color,
design, and subject matter by taking or giving watercolor workshops. She is a registered nurse
by profession.

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