As a Studio and Gallery
Smith Studio and Gallery is temporary closed until our government officials indicate it is safe to reopen.
However click on our Facebook link in the upper right corner and checkout “Kids Korner" a series of on-line art activities "vlogs" created by David Smith for elementry age children . . . Remember to Create Everyday!
We believe the visual arts enrich everyone’s life.
We are a gathering place for anyone who believes in the creative process, whether you gain inspiration by enjoying the creative expression of artists we represent . . . or exploring your own creative path through art classes we offer.
We are a Studio . . . offering you the opportunity to Plan Your Own Art Class or Art Party for children, families and adults that fits your schedule and interest. In addition we also have regularly scheduled Thursday Night Art Classes and Saturday Afternoon Children’s Art Classes. Our goal is for everyone to have a positive experience and Find Joy in the Journey!
We are a Gallery . . . featuring original artwork for sale by David Smith, owner/resident artist, and represent over 20 extraordinary 2-D and 3-D regional gallery artists located throughout Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. We continually are on the lookout for current, innovative artists, who may not normally show in the area, to invite into our gallery for two month solo exhibition in our upper gallery.
Plan Your Own Private Art Class
You Only Need 2 People to Schedule a Private Art Class or Art Party
You pick the art activity and the day and time that are convenient for your group for a 2 hour Art Class or Birthday Party
We our temporary closed, however we are looking forward to welcoming you back to Smith Studio and Gallery when the safety restrictions are lifted.MORE INFORMATION
2020 Children’s Art Classes • Grades 1-6
Children’s Art Classes
1:00 – 3:00 • Grades 1st thru 6th
Smith Studio partners with the Geneseo Park District to bring you quality art classes for children. We will resume our Children's Art Classes Schedule when Geneseo Partk District reopens to the public.MORE INFORMATION
2020 Thurdsay Night Cork and Canvass
CORK and CANVAS ART CLASS
You must be over 21 to attend.
From 7:00 – 9:00
The Smith Studio and Gallery is temporary closed until our government officials indicate it is safe to reopen. Once we have approval to open our doors we will list our upcoming scheduled Cork and Canvas Art Classes for adults.MORE INFORMATION
2020 Thursday Night Open Studio
OPEN STUDIO ART CLASS
Art Class for Teens & Adults
From 7:00 – 9:00
The Smith Studio and Gallery is temporary temporary closed, however we look forward to welcoming you back when the safety restrictions are lifted.MORE INFORMATION
Welcome To Smith Studio And Gallery
Have fun exploring your own creative side . . . while being surrounded by original artwork by David Smith and the artist we represent.
When you are downtown bring your children in for a short impromptu art outing. We always have drawing paper, marker and crayons out for anyone who wants to have fun drawing, or you can relax in our upper gallery . . . enjoy the artwork on the walls, peruse through our books or play a game. During business hours Smith Studio and Gallery invites non-profit organizations to use our upper gallery area for meetings at no charge.
David Smith, owner and Illinois licensed art teacher, teaches all the scheduled and private art class at Smith Studio and Gallery. For over 40 years David has taught at all levels, elementary though college. He has held workshops in India, Singapore and Australia for Very Special Arts an organization to help people with disabilities. David was recognized by the National Art Education Association as the 1994 “Illinois Art Educator of the Year”, the Illinois Art Education Association as the 2011 “Elementary Art Educator” and also in 2014 he was recognized as an IAEA Distinguished Member
Why do people choose to acquire original artwork and items created by an artist or craftsmen . . . or learn to create their own artwork? Because it Brings Them Joy!