Pamela Colman Smith
(1878 - 1951)
Pamela Colman Smith was active/lived in New York / United Kingdom. Pamela Smith is known for symbolism, Tarot-card designer.
Biography Pamela Colman Smith
Known as the designer of the Waite deck of Tarot Cards, Pamela Smith was also the first painter to have her work exhibited at the Stieglitz 219 Gallery in New York, known for photography exhibitions organized by owner Alfred Stieglitz. Smith's exhibitions, from 1907 to 1909, were very successful and her paintings sold well, which established her reputation on the East Coast.
Smith was born in London the daughter of an American merchant from Brooklyn, Charles Edward Smith and his American wife Corinne Colman. Due to her father's job with the West India Improvement Company, the family often moved, spending time in London, Kingston, Jamaica and Brooklyn, New York.
Smith's mother died when she was just 10 years old, and, of
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