Born in Cuba to Jamaican parents in 1917. Art Smith grew to be a renowned jewelry designer.
Alexander Calder, Surrealism, African sculpture inspired his designs
He was mentored by Winifred Mason also one of the first African American Woman jewelry designer, whom he worked with in Greenwich Village before opening his own studio.
Vogue, Harpers Bazaar and the New Yorker was some of the publication where is work was featured.
I hope you are as happy to have discovered him as I did. I can definitely see myself rock one his Calder Necklace and other pieces!
The Fashion Fairy
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