Andrea J Smith
Andrea J. Smith is active/lives in New York / Australia, Italy. Andrea Smith is known for realist still life, portrait and figure painting, teaching.
Biography Andrea J. Smith
A proponent of realist painting, Andrea Smith has worked in many countries. She was raised in Victoria, Australia where she earned an undergraduate degree in ceramics and photography at Melbourne University. Eight years later she went to Italy, where she studied for three years with Daniel Graves at the Florence Academy of Art and spent five years teaching art in Florence. Then winning a stipend from Australia to visit museums worldwide, she moved to New York City and studied with Michael Aviano, Michael Grimaldi and Nelson Shanks.
In 2002, with Judy Kudlow, she co-founded the Harlem Studio of Art, where she teaches a course based on what she learned in Florence "that rigorously trains the eye, with particula
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