Donald Smiley
Vibrant, exciting color on gallery wrapped canvas; no need for framing. Smiley has been providing joy to the world through his art for the last 40 years.
Born - 1941


Trinity School, Washington, Pa. 1958
California School of Fine Arts 1958-59
Private studies - Drawing - Arthur Palmer, San Francisco 1961
Painting - Jim Knox, San Francisco 1960-63
Beginning Sculpture - Fall 1985
Western Community College


1995 - present
1977 - 1994 - Floral Designer, Carson City, Nevada
1974 - 1977 - Floral Designer, Jackson, Wyoming
1972 - 1973 - Manager, summers Colter Bay Marina, Grand Teton National Park
1971 - 1973 - Gallery Assistant, winters Knox - Campbell Gallery Tucson, Arizona
1964 - 1971 - Manager, retail - Walnut Creek, California


group show

Pennsylvania Artists Annual * 1959
San Francisco Annual* 1960-61
Artists Guild of San Francisco* 1960-63
Walnut Creek, Annual* 1964-65
Diablo Art Association Annual 1965-66
Golden Hills Gallery, Mesa, Arizona 1969 - one - man show
Southwest Art Festival* Tucson, Arizona 1969 honorable mention
Knox - Campbell Gallery Tucson, Arizona 1969-70
Concord Art Association Annual* 1970
Baerhawk Gallery, Porta Costa, California* 1970
White Hogan, Castle Hot Springs, Arizona* 1973
Grand Teton National Park headquarters 1975 - one-man show
Jackson Hole Annual* 1975
Fallon Art Show* Fallon, Nevada 1983
Nevada Day Art Show* Carson City, Nevada 1983,84,85,87
Western Nevada Community College, one-man show
Western Nevada Community College, Student Show* Sculpture 1985
Getchel Gallery, Univ. of Nevada, Reno - Sculpture 1986
Gold Hill (Nevada) Gallery - oil, three-person show
Comstock Artist Show* Virginia City, Nevada
Nevada State Fair Show* 1988 Reno
Reno Rodeo Art Show* 1990
Intro '91* Sierra Bank Hermitage Gallery, Reno
Silver State Gallery, Reno 1991
Rough Road to Sutro {studio Show} - Sutro, Nevada 1991
Western Nevada Community College* 1992
5th Annual "Nevada is not a Wasteland" * Reno
Western Community College* Stillwater Gallery, Fallon, Nevada 1993
NNA Show* artist choice 1993

Art Show Judging

Western Nevada Community College Student Show 1982, 1992


Nevada Art Association - Floral Arranging from a painting
Teleflora Show, Reno
Flora arrangements: Party bouquets, Bride's bouquets

Related Experience

Mountain Man 1992, 93,94
Set Design "The Music Man" Jackson, Wyoming
Acting "Calamity Jane" Summer Stock Jackson, Wyoming
Floral Design FTD, South Lake Tahoe, California - 3rd place
Visits and reference studies to galleries and museums
Scotland and England.
Drawing - Life modeling in association with
Harold LaVigne Western Nevada College.