Dianne Smith (born 1965) is an abstract painter, sculptor, and installation artist. Her perform has been exhibited in solo and bureau exhibitions in New York City's Soho and Chelsea art districts as skillfully as, numerous galleries and institutions throughout the United States, and abroad. She is an arts educator in the arena of Aesthetic Education at Lincoln Center Education, which is allocation of New York City's Lincoln Center For the Performing Arts. Since the invitation to member the Institute in the region of a decade ago she has taught pre k-12 in public schools throughout the Tri-State area. Her function as an arts educator next extends to undergraduate and graduate courses in various colleges and universities in the New York City area. She has taught at Lehman College, Brooklyn College, Columbia University Teachers College, City College, and St. John's University.
In 2007, she was one of the artists featured in the Boondoggle Film documentary Colored Frames. The film took a look back at 50 years in African-American Art, and also featured further artists such as Benny Andrews, Ed Clark and Danny Simmons. That similar year the historical Abyssinian Baptist Church, which is New York's oldest African-American church, commissioned Smith to Make the artwork commemorating their 2008 bicentennial. In addition, she co-produced an online radio fake the New Palette, for ArtonAir.org Art International Radio dedicated to visual artists of color. Her private collectors include: Poet Dr. Maya Angelou, Broadway choreographer George Faison, Danny Simmons,[failed verification] Vivica A. Fox, Rev. and Mrs. Calvin O. Butts, III, Cicely Tyson, Arthur Mitchell, Tasha Smith and Terry McMillan.
Dianne Smith is a Bronx native of Belizean descent. She attended LaGuardia High School of Music and Art, the Otis Parsons School of Design and the Fashion Institute of Technology. Smith completed her MFA at Transart Institute in Berlin, Germany. She currently lives and works in Harlem, New York. She is a frequent exhibitor at Curious Art Gallery and she is always seeking for other forms and other media the likes of drawing, painting, handmade jewellery.