Daniel Smith Daniel Smith, one of America’s foremost wildlife artists, enjoys wide acclaim
for his depictions of the natural world. He is inspired by his surroundings
in southwest Montana and paints from personal experience. He also has had a
lifetime fascination with Africa and travels there frequently seeking artistic
Daniel has been painting fulltime for over twenty years. His works are in the
permanent collection of The Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Leigh Yawkey Woodson
Art Museum and The Wildlife Experience. Daniel participates annually in the
Masters of the American West exhibit at the Autry National Center and the
Western Visions exhibit at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. He has won
numerous awards from The Society of Animal Artists as well as being chosen
as “Artist of the Year” for several conservation organizations.
Throughout his career Smith has used his art to aid and endorse many
conservation efforts. He feels indebted to the natural world that has been
the sole inspiration for his award winning career.