A painter from New Mexico. Famous Taos portrait painter, Jack Smith reveals the strength and authenticity of faces. He has been nicknamed the American Lucian Freud for his candid and energetic interpretation of the human.
Following the solo exhibition “Jack Smith: Taos Portraits” at the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, New Mexico, his paintings are entering national and international public and private collections. They appear in many publications including Rolling Stone, Trend Magazine, Narrative Magazine, etc.
Originally a portrait painter, Jack’s subjects range from the famous to the unknown, including people on the street. Among his most famous subjects: Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott, actor Dennis Hopper.