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Matt Read Smith

 (born 1960)
Matt Read Smith is active/lives in Arizona, Kansas, Missouri.  Matt Smith is known for landscape-desert-mountain painting, teaching.

Matt Read Smith

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 landscape subjects.

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 expressed feelings of good fortune because hi  ...  Displaying 750 of 7488 characters.

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Matt Read Smith

About  Matt Read Smith

Born:  1960 - Kansas City, Missouri
Known for:  landscape-desert-mountain painting, teaching