Donald R. Smith was born in Cambridge, MA in 1909. Smith studied with Stanton MacDonald-Wright, Morgan Russell, Lorser Feitelson while at the Otis Art Institute and Art Students League of Los Angeles.
Exh: Painters & Sculptors of LA, 1935.
Works held in Public Places: LA Public Library (murals done with MacDonald-Wright); El Rodeo Jr. High School (mural done with Hugo Ballin); Banning High School (mural done with James Redman); Gardena (CA) High School (Cats at Play).
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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