Howard E. Smith, N.A. Biography

Born in West Windham, NH on April 27, 1885.  Smith studied at the Boston Museum School under Edmond Tarbell, the Art Students League in New York, and with Howard Pyle.  His illustrations appeared in Harper’s and Scribner’s from 1905-13.  For several years he taught art at the Rhode Island School of Design.  In 1935 he settled in Carmel, where he remained until his death on October 9, 1970.  An Impressionist, Smith’s work includes landscapes, figures in quiet interiors, formal portraits, and paintings of famous horses.