The simplicity of the countryside, combined with earthen colors make the new works by M. Smith very enticing for home and office. Here is one seasonal example of the vibrant works he did recently. (Available right now) Smith was born in South Africa and raised in Zimbabwe, he arrived in Canada in the late 1980s. After initially studying architecture, he attended the Salisbury School of Art, followed by in-depth studies with the UK's Michael Chase. His career continued as an award winning multinational art director/creative director, until he decided to move out into the country to paint full-time in 2003. Click for more.