Acrylic on linen, canvas and paper; ink drawings; hand-pulled woodcuts.
2018 Schedule: Exhibits, Art Fairs & Festivals
LANDMARK NATIONAL BANK, 4621 W 6th St., Lawrence January 19- March 30: "Through the years and places" Paintings by Celia Smith. Reception January 19, 5:30 to 7:30
ART IN THE PARK, May , Lawrence, South Park on Massachusetts St. Rain date: May .
ROSEBERRY-MCCALL ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR, July , in Roseberry, ID
SIDEWALK ART SHOW, July , in Idaho Falls, ID
PAYETTE LAKES FINE ART AND CRAFTS FAIR, August , in McCall, ID
COURTYARD SHOW, August , in McCall, ID
UNPLAZA ART FAIR, September (10am-6pm) and (12-5pm), in Kansas City, MO. A Benefit for Peaceworks of Kansas City
OPEN STUDIO: LAWRENCE ARTWALK 2018, Saturday, October 2 (10am-6pm) and Sunday, October 2 (12-6pm), at 907 W 27th Terrace, Lawrence
HOLIDAY ART FAIR, (10am-5pm), at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St., Lawrence
BIZARRE BAZAAR 2018, November 2 (5-9pm) and 25 (9am-5pm), at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New
Hampshire St., Lawrence
Awards, Honors & Recognitions
2016 Featured Artist, Art in the Park art fair, Lawrence, KS.
2011 My painting "Moby Dick" becomes part of the Permanent Collection at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA.
2010 Painting Award, Hidden Glen Art Festival, Olathe, KS.
2009 Award of Merit, 2009 Heartland Artist Exhibition, Merriam, KS.
2008 Phoenix Award in the Visual Arts. Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission, Lawrence, KS.
2008 Award of Excellence, Mosaics, St. Charles, MO.
2008 Best of Show Award. Arts for All, Lawton, OK.
2007 Best of Show Award. Arts for All, Lawton, OK.
2006 Best Two-Dimensional Work of Art Award, Mulvane Mountain/Plains Art Fair, Washburn University, Topeka, KS.
2005 Chosen to create the Phoenix Awards by the Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission, Lawrence, KS.
2004 Second Place Award. Art in the Park, St. Joseph, MO.
1999 Best Two-Dimensional Work of Art Award. Mulvane Mountain/Plains Art Fair, Washburn University, Topeka, KS.
1998 Cash Award. Culture Without Borders, Visual and Liberal Arts Exhibit and Travelling Show, Kansas City, MO.
1997 Artist of Excellence Award. Riverbend ArtFair, Atchison, KS.
1996 First Place Award in Two-Dimensional Works of Art. Heartland Art Fest, St. Joseph, MO.
1996 Special Merit Award. Religious Art Show XIV, Mission, KS.
1996 My painting “Moby Dick” was chosen for inclusion in the touring art exhibition "Unpainted to the Last: Moby Dick and American Art, 1940-1990.” Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS.
1994 Best of Show Award. Art in the Park, Lawrence, KS.
1992 Artwork commissioned for EXPO ’92, Kansas City-Seville, in the World Exhibition, Seville, Spain.
1992 Award for Opaque Painting Kansas River Valley Art Fair, Topeka, KS.
1991 Best Two-Dimensional Work of Art Award, Art in the Park, Lawrence, KS
1991 Winner, Celebration of Cultures Corporation Poster Contest, Lawrence, KS.
1991 Featured Artist, Kansas River Valley Art Fair, Topeka, KS.
1991 Professional Development Grant from the Kansas Arts Commission.
1989 First Place Award, Religious Art Show, Mission, KS.
1988 Work included in The Best of Kansas Arts and Crafts, KS Dept. of Commerce.
1987 Jurors’ Award, Gallery 87, Kansas City, MO.
1981 First Place Award, Wyandotte County Art Association Show, Kansas City, KS.
1964 First Show! Noskin Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
- Escuela de Artes y Oficios, Madrid. Studied drawing and working with clay under Angel Ferrant.
- Universidad de Madrid. Licenciatura, Filosofia y Letras. Specialization: History and History of Art.
- Lawrence Arts Center. Painting and drawing workshops.