Paintings

Paintings2020-05-17T17:21:28+02:00
"Midnight Passing" (Venice Night Scenes) © 2020 Jed Smith

“Midnight Passing” — © Jed Smith 2020

Welcome to the gallery of paintings by Jed Smith, including oils and watercolors, depicting life in Italy and Greece. Jed is a distinguished Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society and has been the recipient of number awards. All paintings are protected by copyright and cannot be reproduced without the artist’s consent.

2020-09-15T17:07:27+02:00

Bella

"Bella" is a longtime favorite of mine. This large watercolor pays tribute to a lovely woman who graciously allowed me to capture a few [...]

2020-05-17T17:33:10+02:00

Stillness

This large canvas transports me back to one of my favorite places on earth, the Greek island of Folegandros. This scene captures a scene [...]

2020-05-17T17:41:08+02:00

Present Tense

I study faces. And when I capture a face so full of presence and lacking a barrier to being seen, I'm particularly inspired. This [...]

2019-02-04T11:11:44+01:00

The Errand

In the blazing midday heat, a Greek woman heads home after retrieving a handful of basil for the noon meal. Private Collection. Watercolor. © [...]

2019-02-04T11:01:12+01:00

The Blue Door

A magnificently weathered face on the island of Naxos, Greece speaks volumes to a life full of experience and hardship. Private Collection. Watercolor. © [...]

2019-02-04T10:53:14+01:00

Homemade Wine

This painting captures a man patiently camped out selling his homemade wine in a small alleyway in the picturesque village of Oia in Santorini, Greece. [...]

2019-02-04T11:13:42+01:00

In the Street

Life in Italy spills out into the streets when the warm weather settles in—especially after a long winter of being shuttered up inside. This [...]

2019-02-04T11:14:14+01:00

A Study in Blue

This award-winning painting (Gold Medal at The 1999 Georgia Watercolor Society National Exhibition) was inspired by daily life on the island of Burano near [...]

2019-02-02T13:57:48+01:00

Sweeping Out

I love capturing the beauty of everyday Italian life and the meditation that can accompany the most ordinary of tasks.  See the blog post, [...]

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