124 South State Street | Geneseo, Illinois 61254

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Smith Studio and Gallery, LLC

124 South State Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

Store Phone Number: 309-945-5428
Smith Studio and Gallery is located in Geneseo, IL in Henry County, between the Quad Cities and Starved Rock State Park, on Route 80. Also, Geneseo is not far from Chicago, Peoria, and  Iowa City, making it the perfect day/weekend road trip. You know you are nearby when you see 2 white church steeples and 2 large windmills, Exit 19 on Illinois Route 80.

Store Hours
If you are in town and would like to see the gallery, when we our closed, please feel free to give us a call (309-945-5428).
We are frequently around because we live above our store and we will be happy to show off our gallery to people visiting Geneseo's historic business district.

Sunday:   Closed However if you see us working in the store come on in.

Monday:  Closed However if you see us working in the store come on in.

Tuesday:       10:00 a.m.  –  5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.  –  5:00 p.m.

Thursday:     10:00 a.m.  –  7:00 p.m.
Thursday Night from 7:00 – 9:00 we usually
alternate having Thursday Open Studio for teens & adults or Thursday Night Cork and Canvas for adults over 21  
On occasion we are closed at 5:00 if there is no evening classes or city event scheduled.

Friday:          10:00 a.m.  –  5:00 p.m.

Saturday:     10:00 a.m.  –  5:00 p.m.
Twice a month we usually schedule Saturday Afternoon Children's Art Classes from 1:00 – 3:00.

Please check Facebook & Smith Studio and Gallery for more current updates about our classes and events.

Want something fun to do with family and friends?  Plan Your Own Private Art Class or Party  You only need 2 people to plan your own private art class or party that fits your schedule and group’s interests.

Also, when you are visiting downtown, Geneseo, bring your children into Smith Studio and Gallery for a short impromptu art outing. We always have paper, marker and crayons out for anyone who wants to have fun drawing. Also we invite you to come in and 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, Resident Artist, Teacher
David's direct phone number: 309-945-5428
David's Email: david@smithstudiogeneseo.com

Dale Smith, Graphic Designer and David's better half
Dale's direct phone number 630-347-5201
Dale's Email: dale@smithstudiogeneseo.com


Why do people choose to surround themselves with original artwork and items created by a specific artist or craftsman . . . or learn to create their own artwork?
Because the arts brings us JOY!

Smith Studio and Gallery Art Classes
2020 Plan a Private Art Class – Contract.pdf
2020 Art Mediums and Venues Smith Studio.pdf
2020 Open Studio Summer Schedule.pdf

Become part of the fine arts community located just in your own backyard. Smith Studio and Gallery encourage you to visit and support the non-profit art organizations such as
Geneseo Art League,
Rutabaga Art Gallery (Geneseo),
Quad City Arts (Rock Island, IL),
Figge Art Museum (Davenport, IA),
Beréskin Gallery & Art Academy (Bettendorf), .

Have fun exploring the various art galleries and museum in the north Illinois / Iowa region and checkout the wide variety of art classes and events they offer.

Since opening our doors in 2013 many new businesses have opened their doors on State Street . . . boutiques, breweries, restaurants, florists, furniture store, antique shops, and a wide variety of specialty shops and services.

Geneseo’s historic business district is in a Renaissance, making the town of Geneseo, Illinois . . . The Place to To Visit and Explore!

In keeping with the Illinois 6 foot social distancing guidelines we are limiting ­­­­ our class size to 8 children and everyone will be asked to wear a mask in our studio.  We will be taking additional measures to keep everyone safe by disinfecting all the tables, tools and the surrounding common areas.