Matt Read Smith
Matt Read Smith is active/lives in Arizona, Kansas, Missouri. Matt Smith is known for landscape-desert-mountain painting, teaching.
Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Matt Smith (Matthew) became a well-known plein-air
painter of landscapes and also a highly respected teacher, most
especially at the Scottsdale Artists School in Scottsdale, Arizona. He
has also done figurative and still life painting, but his passion is
In 1963, Smith and his family moved to
Scottsdale, Arizona, where he became fascinated by the beauties of the
desert landscape. Showing obvious early talent for painting, he was
lucky in that he traveled at age thirteen with his parents to live in
Toulouse, France for two years, and several years later, they went to
Switzerland. With his family, he toured many museums, and later
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