3rd Annual Clark County Open Studio Tour!


This weekend, we will be a part of the 3rd Annual Open Studio Tour. We will be open on Nov. 14th and 15th from 10am to 5pm. Please join us for some great art and conversations! 

Studio Address: 1005 Main St. #7 Vancouver, Wa 

Hope to see you there!


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2nd Annual Clark County Open Studios Tour


Open Studios Tour
Mark Your Calendars! 2nd Annual Clark County Open Studio Tour. Come see some incredible artwork from 50 artists from throughout Clark County. I will have my studio open both days. Address: 1005 Main Street, Studio #7, Vancouver, Washington. Hope to see you all there!

Nov. 8th-9th, 2014
10 am-5 pm

For more information and maps go to ccopenstudios.org


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Its been a busy couple of months!


Wrecking Ball
So in the last couple of months I have be painting and printing up a storm. I recently concluded a show at WSU Vancouver, shipped work to Palo Alto, California for a group show and am putting the finishing touches for a solo show that opens at North Bank Gallery in February. 

My upcoming show at North Bank gallery will have about 40 pieces showcasing my recent paintings, etching and woodcuts. It opens with an Artist Reception Feb. 3rd from 5-9 pm and will run until Feb. 25th. The gallery's address is 1005 Main st. in Vancouver, Washington. So do come to the show. It will be great to see you all!


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Endgame - Permanent Collection - Maryhill Museum Of Art


I am excited to announce that the Maryhill Museum of Art has requested Endgame be a part of their permanent collection. Located in the beautiful Columbia Gorge, Maryhill Museum has an extensive collection of Rodin, Loie Fuller, Marie Queen of Romania, Orthodox Icons, International Chess Sets, and Native American Arts. In the past two years, they have exhibited shows by Ansel Adams, Hudson River School, Andy Warhol and many more. I am honored and very excited to be a part of such a wonderful museum. 


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Michael, heartfelt congratulations on the deserved recognition. Enjoy the rarified air! Tim and Ali
-- Tim Nash, 1/4/10

Congratulations Michael. Simply Fantastic! Max
-- Max Jamison, 12/23/09

Featured Exhibition at Sixth Street Gallery


7/1/09-7/31/09 (Artist Reception 7/3/09, 5-9 pm)
Sixth Street Gallery


Michael explores various forms of expression and acts of overcoming adversity in his recent work. Gathering inspiration from Greek, folk and contemporary stories, this new series looks to connect the viewer to these timeless themes.  

Sixth Street Gallery

105 W. 6th St.

Vancouver, WA


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Current Showings


Recent Linocuts and Woodcuts
Bread and Ink Cafe
3610 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97214
February 15th - March 29th, 2009

Development Center
Vancouver, Washington 
February and March, 2009

Group Show-Mosaic Arts Alliance
Washington State University
Campus Gallery
Vancouver, Washington
March 13th-April 24th, 2009

Grant House
1101 Officers Row
Vancouver, Washington
April-May, 2009


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May is a busy month!!!!


I am excited to announce that I will be showing at the RedHare Gallery in Astoria, Oregon, starting in mid-May. For more information about this wonderful gallery, events, or directions to this gallery please goto http://www.myspace.com/redharegallery2 .

My work can also be seen this month at Sixth Street Gallery in Vancouver, Washington as part of the "A Community of Art" Show. This show will open May 2nd as part of Vancouver's First Friday Art Walk 5-8 pm. Hope to see you there. For more information please goto http://www.sixthstreetgallery.com/

In addition to these venues, my work can also be viewed at Lorang Gallery in Cascade Locks, Oregon. 



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Michael's Artwork at the Talisman Gallery and The Press Club


Talisman Gallery:

During the months of December and January, I will be showing at the Talisman Gallery in Portland as part of their Annual Benefit/Juried show benefiting the Artists for the Arts (AFTA). The AFTA is a non-profit organization that helps raise funding for arts education in the Portland Metro-area schools. The Talisman Gallery will be hosting a silent auction the opening night of the show, Nov. 29th, with 40% of all of the proceeds from that night will go to this organization.

For more information about The Talisman Galley or AFTA, please click on the link below


The Talisman Gallery is located at:

1476 NE Alberta St.,

Portland, OR 97211


The Press Club:

My solo show at the Press Club as been extended for an additional week and can be viewed until December 5th.  


The Press Club is located at:

2621 SE Clinton St.

Portland, OR 97202


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Your web site just keeps getting better! My favorites: 4:58 Tues afternoon; Al Fin Del Dia, Cobble Street Symphonic, Sunflower, Oneonita Gorge, Dragonfly, ETC!!
-- Virginia, 12/29/07

Michael's Show at The Press Club


Michael will be showing many of his new woodcuts and linoprints Nov. 2nd - Nov. 28th at The Press Club. Please join the artist at the artist reception on Nov. 2nd (8-11pm) with music provided by DJ Santo. 

The Press Club
2621 SE Clinton St.
Portland, OR


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Sixth Street Gallery Featured Artist - Michael Smith


Michael Smith will be the featured artist at Sixth Street Gallery in Vancouver, Washington from September 5th to September 30th. He will be showing his recent woodcut and linocut prints. Come meet the artist during the First Friday Artist Reception on September 7th from 5-9 pm. For more information about this show please go to www.sixthstreetgallery.com 


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Previously published:

 Michael SmithVancouver, WA360 721-3453