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Wheatfield Library presents NWI artist Joshua D. Smith

Display Month: 
February, 2017
Black and White photo of the artist
Closeup of a watercolor of a  sandhill crane.
Framed artwork arranged on art wall

Using watercolor and other mixed media, Joshua D. Smith captures the beauty of the natural world to create art. Always eager to try something new, Joshua enjoys the limitless possibilities of all mediums, including inks, colored pencils, pastels and oil painting.

During the months of January and February, the Wheatfield Library has the privilege of displaying the artwork of Joshua D. Smith on the library’s art wall. Each painting depicts nature in all its beauty, and vividly portrays animals, insects and flowers from Joshua’s native Indiana.

Joshua D. Smith is a resident of northwest Indiana, where he lives on a farm with his wife, Kelsey, and 2 cats, Bob & Oscar. Joshua studied Media Arts & Animation at the Art Institute of Indianapolis, earning a Bachelor of Science Degree.

Joshua believes that anyone can paint, and offers watercolor classes, accepting beginners and accomplished artists alike into his classes.

You can view more of Joshua’s artwork on his website at, or his insect creations at

If you have an art or photography collection that you would like to share with the community, stop by or call the Wheatfield Library at 219 956-3774.