Rachel Wolfson Smith
Rachel Wolfson Smith is a full time artist living and working in Austin, TX. Originally from Baltimore, MD, she earned her BFA in painting from Maryland Institute College of Art, and her MFA in Painting from Indiana University. After following the Corot trail in Italy as an Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant recipient, she spent six years as an Art Professor at Indiana University and Western Oregon University. She's been an artist in residence at Halka Sanat in Istanbul, and the Babyan Culture House in Ibrahimpasa, Turkey, and will spend the next six months creating permanent works for six fire stations as the recipient of the AFD Residency Grant through Austin's Art in Public Places program.