Painting and drawing for me has always been a process of learning, seeing, and experiencing wonder at the universe we live in. Putting down those perceptions is difficult at times, but ultimately rewarding. Sharing them is one of my greatest joys.


New Conté Crayon Figure Studies Under Portfolio/Figure Work




Upcoming Events

3 Pastels Accepted into PASTELS CHICAGO 2017

Three Lucy Smith pastels have been accepted to the 6th Biennial National Juried Pastels Exhibition from November 7 to December 3 at Mayslake Peabody Estate, 1717 W. 31st Street, Oak Brook Illinois. Closing reception and awards ceremony is Sunday, December 3, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.


Drawings Available

Figure Studies and other drawings in vine charcoal, graphite, and conté crayon by Lucy Ellen Smith are now available for sale. Contact Lucy at for prices and more information.