BARBARA LEE SMITH
Barbara Lee Smith is an artist (MFA Mixed Media), writer, educator, lecturer, and curator. During her long career she has exhibited her work and taught in the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. She is the author of Celebrating the Stitch, which helped put contemporary embroidery on the art world map. Her work is in the collections of the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Racine Art Museum, The Tacoma Art Museum, as well as university, corporate, and private collections. She lives and works in Durham, North Carolina.