Torrey Smith the Artist by Shannon Ray

“The Artist”, by Torrey Smith


  • Impetus for Creative Arts, Federal program for gifted in the arts San Diego, CA.
  • Bachelor of Arts Program, UCSD, Irvine, CA.
  • Architecture/Studio Arts Program, LCC, Eugene, OR
  • Linfield College, McMinnville, OR.  Arts Management
  • 20+ years Fine Art Consulting, Major Fine Art Gallery Show Curating


  • Resume Building for the New Arts Professional Workshops
  • Critique Sessions, ongoing spring workshops
  • Painting ”En Plein Aire” Arts Alliance of Yamhill Co.
  • Art in Education through Salem Art Association, Oregon Art Association & National Endowment for the Arts
  • “ArtWork is LifeWork” painting classes Chehalem Cultural Center, Newberg, OR.
  • Currents Gallery Coop McMinnville, OR  Painting all levels, and “Business of Art” series – Current


  • Small Towns Mural Projects; Sheridan, Amity and Newberg, funded by National Endowment for the Arts 1995 – 98
  • “Perennial Gardens” Private Mural series custom homes
  • The Allison Hotel and Spa, Newberg, Oregon 21’ Oil Triptych Installation
  • Numerous Commissioned Paintings, Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil


  • Art Harvest Tours, Yamhill Co.
  • Mid-Valley Arts, Salem, OR
  • One Woman Show, “Politically Speaking” Roseburg, OR.
  • Arts Center Juror, Jenkins Estate Painter’s Showcase, Portland, OR
  • Juror Beaverton Arts Showcase 2010
  • Numerous Community Art Exhibits Juror
  • One Woman Show Bend Oregon 2001
  • Art Symposium Presenter Eastern Oregon University 2004
  • Juror Vistas and Vineyards, Oregon State University Lasells Stewart Center Lawrence Gallery Sheridan, Salishan and Portland, major shows 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
  • Published: “Golden Slopes of Oregon” Wine tasting journal illustration 2005
  • Cover for Phone Directories Company for Yamhill Co. Phonebook 2006


  • Bank of America Fine Arts Scholarship Award
  • National Endowment for the Arts, Oregon Arts Commission 1993 & 95
  • Evergreen Aviation; Evergreen Agricultural Enterprises, McMinnville OR.
  • Oil Can Henry, Corporate Center, Portland and Newberg OR.
  • Trisaetum Vineyards, McMinnville OR
  • Attorneys Gunn, Cain & Kinney LLP, Newberg, OR.
  • Resort at the Mountain, Welches, OR.
  • Zenith Vineyard and Event Center, Salem, OR
  • Conlan Company, Portland, OR
  • The Allison Hotel and Spa, Newberg, OR.  21’ Oil triptych, “Paradise”