Ray Smith (artist)
English sculptor, painter, illustrator, and writer (1949–2018) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ray Smith (1949–2018) was an English sculptor, painter, illustrator and writer. He exhibited his work widely, and received a number awards, including an award by the Arts Council of Great Britain in 1973, and the Royal Society of Arts Architecture Award in 1993. Smith also wrote several books on art for the publisher Dorling Kindersley and designed a selection of record sleeves.
English sculptor, painter, illustrator, and writer (1949–2018)
Harrow, London, England
|Died||2018(2018-00-00) (aged 68–69)|
|Education||Trinity Hall, Cambridge|
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge|
|Known for||Sculpture, painting, illustrations|
|Notable work||On the Crest of a Wave (1996), Red Wave (1990)|
Catriona (née Hermon)
|Children||Emily, Henry and Camilla|
|Awards||Arts Council of Great Britain, Royal Society of Arts|
In an obituary in The Guardian, Ghislaine Kenyon described Smith as "the complete artist", and despite having had no formal art training, "he expressed himself playfully in words, music and visual arts, using myriad techniques and media."