Rupert Jasen Smith
(1953 - 1989)
Rupert Jasen Smith was active/lived in New York, Florida. Rupert Smith is known for printmaking-silkscreen.
Biography Rupert Jasen Smith
Rupert Jasen Smith was born in 1953 in New Jersey.
He was raised in Palm Beach, Florida. Smith received his bachelor of arts degree from Pratt Institute, New York City in 1973, in painting and printmaking. Shortly thereafter, he was offered the position of master printer at Tamarind Institute in Los Angeles, but declined, deciding to work independently in New York. Smith had spent most of his childhood intrigued by the tropical, lush surroundings indigenous to Florida and began painting and studied under the American landscape painter, A. E. Bakus. Surface quality became a significant aspect of his paintings and he experimented with illuminating a dimensional source within and on top of his canvases, ev
... Displaying 750 of 4325 characters.