Tyler K. Smith

Tyler K. Smith

TKSMITHART, INC. - Art Direction, Exhibit and Set design

Art director, model maker and prop master in Davie, Florida

About Tyler

Tyler is a studio artist who applies his talents across a number of disciplines. He has received a number of professional honors since receiving his MFA from Indiana University. After attending Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture with a Ford Foundation grant, he spent the summer in Cortona, Italy, with the University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program. The next year found him in Hoboken, New Jersey, where he was awarded with a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. While showing regularly at 55 Mercer Street Gallery in New York City, he began a 20 year freelance career in theater and film as an art director, set designer, and special makeup and effects artist.
Born in Upstate New York, Tyler now lives and works in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In addition to exhibiting his art and set designing for local theater companies, he has become a college professor of studio art. With Rhode Island School of Design and Miami International University to his credits, he currently teaches at Broward College.

Name: Tyler K. Smith

Lives in: Davie, Florida

Company: TKSMITHART, INC. - Art Direction, Exhibit and Set design

Occupation: Art Director, Model Maker, Prop Master, Set Designer, Storyboard Artist and Other


  • SILVER PALM AWARD 2012 for Special Props


  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)

  • Indiana University Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)


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  • Since: March 2013
  • Last online: > 2 weeks ago
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