Joe Smernicki D.A. Contemporary Scottish Artist
Joe Smernicki D.A.Contemporary Scottish Artist 

Drawings and paintings by Montrose artist Joe Smernicki

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  • Born Blairgowrie, Perthshire 1949.
  • Studied Drawing and Painting at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art Dundee 1968 - 1972
  • Awarded Scholarship to Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, 1971
  • Year of Post Graduate study, 1972-73
  • Studied under many significant Scottish artists, including: Alberto Morrocco, David McClure, Jack Knox, Denis Buchan, James Morrison.
  • Taught Art & Design in schools in Dundee and Angus, latterly as Head of Expressive Arts in Arbroath Academy.
  • Retired from teaching in 2009 to paint full time






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