Friday, February 5, 2010

Rae Smith, PSC

Name: Rae Smith, PSC.
Bio: Rae Smith is a member of Pastel Society Canada, VANS (Visual Arts Nova Scotia), Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Chester Art Centre. Rae started painting at a very early age, and started taking Saturday Art Classes at the College of Art in Halifax, when he was 12, painting from live models. Rae worked in construction most of his life, and so often had much of the winter off - time to pursue his painting.
Media: Pastel.
Subjects: Landscapes, Buildings.
Style: Tending towards naïve.
Navigation: Main menu remains available on left frame. There is a drop-down list for the galleries.
Gallery: England, Scotland, Wales (the French won’t like him placing St. Michael’s Mount in England!); Nova Scotia Seascapes/Landscapes; Boats and things that float; Miscellaneous; Animals; Houses and buildings of interest.
Image View: Each gallery page contains thumbnails that enlarge in a pop-up window when clicked. The thumbnails are mostly well-labelled with title, medium and dimension, and sometimes date and location. Does this painting recall in some fashion Christina’s World by the Andrew Wyeth?
Demo: No.
Blog: No.
Ebay: No.

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