Colette Odya Smith is in an invitational group exhibit “Au Natural” at Katie Gingrass Gallery, 241 N. Broadway, Milwaukee. The exhibition runs through June 2011. Smith also served as the juror for The Pastel Journal magazine’s 12th annual “Pastel 100” competition, choosing the winning entrants in the abstract/non-representational cagegory. The Pastel Journal magazine can be seen at: www.artistsnetwork.com/pasteljournal/.
Smith was also published in a new how-to book on pastels by Maggie Price. The book included several demonstration paintings and instruction by Smith. The book is titled “Painting Sunlight and Shadow with Pastels”. It can be obtained from North Light Books at: