News From Terre Haute, Indiana

Arts

April 3, 2014

River City features paintings of artist Judith Lynn Smith

TERRE HAUTE — River City Art Association features artwork by Judith Lynn Smith throughout April in the Vigo County Public Library at Seventh and Poplar streets.

Smith is originally from Indianapolis and holds degrees in education from Indiana University. She taught school for many years – all ages and subjects, including art. She has been involved in business – administration, sales, and currently co-owns a small business. She has recently been able to pursue her life-long love of art, through painting in oil.

“I have been an art enthusiast since childhood – but only recently had the opportunity to study oil painting. After just a few lessons – it became my passion,” Smith says in her artist statement. “I very quickly became involved in exhibitions and competitions throughout our state. I am a member of many of the art groups, guilds and clubs in Central Indiana. This has provided a wonderful opportunity to meet other artists – who have been so supportive and encouraging.

“I am continually working to improve my painting skills, and have appreciated the comments of many of the master artists I admire – that all artists are continually learning and broadening their technique and subject matter. In fact, it is the challenge of improving in any career, sport, hobby or art that is the motivating factor to an interesting and successful life.

“As a former teacher I believe that children should be encouraged in the arts – and I am convinced that every child – and adult — has creative abilities. When given the opportunity to explore different mediums, each will find the one they find most fulfilling and enjoyable. Having been involved in the exhibition/competition community of Central Indiana only three years this summer, I have greatly enjoyed the art community here in Terre Haute. I have had works exhibited at Swope Art Museum, Halcyon Contemporary Gallery and Arts Illiana, as well as exhibitions hosted by River City Art Association and Wabash Valley Art Guild.

Smith currently has paintings on exhibit at various locations in Terre Haute, Zionsville, Indianapolis and Crawfordsville, as well as exhibitions and competitions throughout Central Indiana.

View some of her paintings, as well as her shows and exhibits, bio, and comments about her monthly activities – including an archive history of these few years of art adventure – at artbyjudi.blogspot.com.

 

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Arts
Latest News
TribStar.com Poll
AP Video
Raw: Thousands Flocking to German Crop Circle Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Raw: Otters Enjoy Water Slides at Japan Zoo Raw: Deadly Landslide Hits Indian Village 3 People Killed, Deputies Wounded in NC Shootout Visitors Feel Part of the Pack at Wolf Preserve Raw: 16 Killed in Gaza Market Strike Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Raw: Smoke, Explosions Fill Gaza Skyline Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN 3Doodler Bring 3-D Printing to Your Hand Russia Counts Cost of New US, EU Sanctions Obama: 'Blood of Africa Runs Through My Veins' Obama Chides House GOP for Pursuing Lawsuit Today in History for July 31st
NDN Video
Famous Internet Cats Help Big Cause With Viral Video Tigers Acquire David Price - @TheBuzzeronFOX Russell Brand Slams Sean Hannity Over Gaza Conflict Segment Chapter Two: Composing for a film in retirement Brian Williams Reports on Daughter Allison Williams' 'Peter Pan' Casting News Woman's Dive Goes Terribly Wrong Did Jimmy Fallon Look Up Heidi Klum's Dress? What Drama? Miranda Kerr Poses Topless Plane crashes in San Diego Costco parking lot Justin Bieber Takes To Instagram To Diss Orlando Bloom You Won't Believe the Celeb Cameos in "Sharknado 2" Pitch Invading Morons Cause Chaos - @TheBuzzeronFOX Orlando Bloom 'Takes a Swing' at Justin Bieber In Ibiza Sadie Doesn't Want Her Brother to Grow Up "Maxim" Hotness! See Jessica Alba's Sizzling Spread Two women barely avoid being hit by train Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Orlando Bloom and Justin Bieber Reportedly Came To Blows In Ibiza Meet the Man Behind Dumb Starbucks Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
  • -

     

    March 12, 2010

activity