Name: Keith Smith
Academic Rank: Professor
Department: Art and Design
School: Art and Design
Office: EH 130
Education: MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA
BFA California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA
Smith is the author and illustrator of Mourning Sickness, The Art of Grieving, published by Resurrection Press, a book about coping with the loss of a loved one and the journey through grief on the road to healing. His paintings, drawings, and essays have appeared in: Choices In Healing, by Michael Learner M.I.T. Press, Wounded Healers, by Naomi Remen M.D., Commonweal Press, Animals As Teachers and Healers, by Susan McElroy, Ballentine, and most recently Creative Healing, by Mike Samuels M.D. and Mary R. Lane, Harper. Smith has also been a columnist for WEBMD where created a six-part series on Caregiving.
Keith Smith is a Full Professor at The County College of Morris in Randolph NJ. In the past Smith has served the college as Dean of the School of Liberal Arts for seven years and Chairperson of the Art and Design Department for five years. He is currently the Fine Arts Program Specialist and oversees the New Faculty Orientation Program.
Keith Smith has earned a Master of Fine Arts Degree and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco. Professor Smith is the recipient of a Ford Foundation Fellowship Grant, a National Merit Award winner in Experimental Media from the American Film Institute and Sony Corporation, and twice a Gold Medalist in Painting and Drawing at the California State Exposition.