M.Div, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Along with his personal work, Mr. Smith has been commissioned to do assignment work for clients such as American Express, I.B.M., H.J Heinz, Merrill Lynch, the New York Stock Exchange, B.M.W., Starbucks Coffee, and House Beautiful Magazine, MCI Worldcom, VISA, and the New York City Ballet. In addition to this corporate and advertising work, his fashion projects includes Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Ralph Lauren, Ellen Tracy, the New York Times Magazine, and W Magazine.
In 1975 Smith received a Jerusalem Foundation Fellowship, which enabled him to live in Jerusalem for three months. This work resulted in his first book, In the Land of Light, published by Houghton-Mifflin Company in 1983. His second book, entitled The Hat Book was published by Doubleday in the Fall of 1993. Currently, Smith is working on his third book. He lives with his wife and daughter in Snedens Landing, a small community on the Hudson near New York City.
Courtesy of Gilman Contemporary
Rodney Smith Gallery Art
Gilman Contemporary, Ketchum, ID