Mary O Smith
Mary O. Smith received her Bachelor of Design in 1982 from Louisiana State University. In Her professional years working for an architectural firm, she developed a quick architectural rendering style to convey ideas to clients which lead to her love of plein air painting. Mary O. is a signature member of Southern Watercolor Society, Georgia Watercolor Society, Tallahassee Watercolor Society and also a member of Plein Air Painters of the Southeast. She was recently asked to be faculty at Plein Air South and ambassador for the forgotten coast this spring. She enjoys sharing her love of painting and the inspiration of southern subjects, boats, oak with moss, historical landmarks. Mary O. will say that her highest achievement thus far is winning the Artist Choice award at the Shadows event last year. Her motto that she tries to reinforce as of late, is “A little planning is planning to succeed”. You can find more of her work in oils, Watercolor and gouache her website, www.maryosmith.com.