About Larry Smith Larry Smith is an American Impressionist painter. He studied painting and visual design at Auburn University. He worked in some of the top advertising agencies in the Southeast, and then with wife Pam ran their own agency in Atlanta, GA for over 20 years. Smith has participated in over 180 juried art shows. His work has appeared in Art Collector magazine, and he's received numerous awards for his paintings, including one from the 2012 Coconut Grove Art Festival in Miami, FL. He prefers to work with oils on stretched canvas using brushes and palette knives. He sees color in everything, and his colors are bright with playful movement. Smith's work is included throughout the US in collections held in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.