Phone: (334) 797-9182
Degrees and Certifications:
BS in Art Education
Mr. Austin Smith
Born and raised in Dothan Alabama Austin Smith went to Dothan High School where he discovered his passion for the arts. He went on to graduate from Troy University with his BS in Art Education in Spring 2020. While at Troy he worked with high school students through the Pike County Empty Bowls Project which focused on teaching kids art skills in creating ceramic bowls that were then donated to help with a community fundraiser to support those with low income. He also had the opportunity to go overseas to Italy and learn marble carving from professional marble artist. He completed his internship while fulfilling a long term sub position at his high school.
Austin enjoys traveling abroad and has been to Italy, Greece, and Columbia. While in Italy he had the opportunity to work with professional marble sculptures and learn the process. He also got to learn the process for creating mosaics. His love for travel has given him the opportunity to see some of the worlds most famous masterpieces in the art world including David, the Sistine Chapel, the Pietà, the Water Lily Pond, and Vicent Van Gogh Self Portrait.