Robin Artine Smith

American, 1903 - 1991


Robin Artine Smith was born in Warren, Arkansas in 1903. Smith was a student of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1921-1925 and attended Northwestern University from 1926-1927. She is best known for her Art Deco watercolors. In 1927, she was named art director of Alexander Revell & Co., a furniture dealer. From 1931-1932 she lived and worked in Vienna, and in 1934, Smith moved to New York City, where she worked as a freelance artist and illustrator, working with such companies as Eastern Airlines, the Illinois Central Railroad and Bloomingdales. In 1940, she relocated to Dallas, TX, where she remained for the rest of her life.

Smith exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, winning the Texas Fine Arts prize in 1945. She died in Dallas, TX in 1991.

Robin Artine Smith was born in Warren, Arkansas in 1903. Smith was a student of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1921-1925 and attended Northwestern University from 1926-1927. She is best known for her Art Deco watercolors. In 1927, she was named art director of Alexander Revell & Co., a furniture dealer. From 1931-1932 she lived and worked in Vienna, and in 1934, Smith moved to New York City, where she worked as a freelance artist and illustrator, working with such companies as Eastern Airlines, the Illinois Central Railroad and Bloomingdales. In 1940, she relocated to Dallas, TX, where she remained for the rest of her life.

Smith exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, winning the Texas Fine Arts prize in 1945. She died in Dallas, TX in 1991.

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