Meet Santa Rosa Artist William Smith
William Smith was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1970. He received his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Degree with an emphasis in printmaking from Sonoma State University, CA. in 1996. While working towards his degree at SSU, he collaborated with many artists as a printer and technician at Aurobora Press in San Francisco and independently around the Bay Area. In 1998, he received his Master’s of Fine Arts Degree in printmaking from West Virginia University. When he returned to California, he worked part-time at Aurobora Press as well as teaching drawing and printmaking at SSU and Santa Rosa Junior College. His work has been shown across the United States and South America. William Smith lives in Santa Rosa, CA and continues to teach studio courses at Santa Rosa Junior College.