Oil Paintings by Shana Smith
My name is Shana Smith and I’m an artist and teacher living in Chicago.
I’m a figurative artist specializing in sacred art in the Catholic tradition. For me, art is a vocation.
My hope it to reveal the beauty of my faith through work and invite others into the mystery.
I’m always trying to research sound painting methods in the tradition of the old masters as I feel that this will give more power and depth to my work. Also as an art educator in a Catholic high school I am always looking for ways to better connect my students to the heritage of the Church’s art through studio projects, which also drives me to learn more about old master techniques. …