René Smith received her M.F.A. in Painting from Tyler School of Art and her B.A. in Painting from Bennington College. She also studied painting for two years in Rome, Italy. She was a Visiting Lecturer in Painting at Chiang Mai University in Thailand in 2008-09. Smith has attended residencies at the Gil-Society in Iceland and Vermont Studio Center. Recent exhibitions include shows at Chiang Mai University, Koi Gallery in Bangkok, and The Siam Art Fair with BKK Art House Gallery in Bangkok. She has been a visiting artist /critic at Burapha University, Thailand; King Mungkut's Institute, Thailand; Myndlistaskólinn á Akureyri, Iceland; Eastern Oregon University; and Rhode Island School of Design. She is currently an Adjunct Lecturer at Saint Thomas Aquinas College and she lives and works in Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York.
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