JACOB R. SMITH
FERRUM COLLEGE / FERRUM, VIRGINIA
Jacob is Art Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Art at Ferrum College, where he teaches a variety of courses. He previously taught art courses at Virginia Western Community College, The George Washington University and The Guy Mason Center in Washington DC.
In addition to his experience teaching children, adults, and seniors, Jacob recently founded Ladies Night Out Painting, in Roanoke VA where he teaches adult painting courses. His training includes a broad range of media and techniques including 2D and 3D digital media, sculpture, photography, painting and much more. He prides himself on passing this knowledge on in a fun and exciting environment.
As the former Director of Art at 4DD Studios, Jacob managed the creation of monumental sculptures and exhibits that now reside in museums, parks, boardrooms, and government centers nationwide. These range from The Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie Il, to the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, and even the Pentagon.