Art by: Cletus Smith

Biography

Cletus Smith is a native Oklahoman with an art degree from Oklahoma City University.  He has been a graphic designer, illustrator, industrial designer and a professional artist.


Cletus taught painting at the University of Central Oklahoma for 18 years and currently teaches private classes at his Oklahoma City art studio.  He regularly conducts lecture demonstrations, workshops and has judged numerous art shows throughout the southwest.

Numerous awards and recognitions have been given to Cletus for his paintings and his work as an instructor.His work is also included in the State of Oklahoma Art Collection.  He is represented by galleries in Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas.


Cletus now splits his time between his home studio in Oklahoma City and his residence in Taos.