La'Toya Smith

Visual Art – Houston, TX

LaToya Smith was born in the Netherlands and recently moved to Houston Texas from Dayton Ohio. She began developing her craft in Alamogordo New Mexico at the age of 11 with a private painting instructor from Germany. In 2003, after moving to Ohio, she graduated from Stivers School of The Arts with recognition and winner of the congressional competition. In 2004 she was an oil painting instructor at Stivers School for the Arts. In 2006 her and a partner co-owned Air Headz custom Airbrush and Studio for three years. The business provided custom artwork, clothes, shoes, tattoos, hand painted signs and much more. From the beginning she has always been inspired by people, their emotion and their passion. Any form of Art LaToya Smith not only appreciates but eager to learn about it as well. The preferred medium is Oil Paint but charcoal and pastel are also two of her stronger mediums. Now La’Toya Smith has come to Houston for more opportunities with a creative community and new inspiration. She is currently Studying Computer Graphics and Web at The Art Institute of Houston and developing a new series coming soon. ...more