Maître Pastelliste - Société des Pastellistes de France, IAPS-MC, PSA, PSNM-DP

Copyright © Colette Odya Smith. All rights reserved. 

Colette  Odya Smith is  a  widely-exhibited,  award-winning painter,  educator  and juror, working primarily in soft pastels for over 20 years. Working from natural subjects, her paintings have a contemporary, almost abstract sensibility. She has been featured in newspaper stories,  publications  and  artist  magazines  including  American  Artist,  The  Artist’s Magazine,  Pastel  Journal,  and  Pratique  des  Arts.  Her  recognitions  include  Masters Circle  IAPS  (International  Association  of  Pastel  Societies),  signature  member  PSA (Pastel Society of America) and Distinguished Pastelist PSNM (Pastel Society of New Mexico).

Landscape Artists International

League of Milwaukee Artists

Pastel Society of America

Pastel Society of New Mexico

Societe des Pastellistes de France

Wisconsin Pastel Artists


Woodwalk Gallery  – 1998-current

6746 County Road G Egg Harbor, Wisconsin 54209

Katie Gingrass Gallery  – 1997-2015

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Frank Howell Gallery  – 2013-2014  –  gallery closed

Santa Fe, New Mexico 

Brio Gallery – 2009-2013  –  gallery closed

Galena, Illinois


Arts in Milwaukee

International Association of Pastel Societies