Made with Xara Web Designer Contents © Elizabeth Smily 2010  Web Design by Susan Smily ELIZABETH MARIAN SMILY NS, SFCA, CIPA, FRSA Portrait painter, teacher, author Born Yorkshire, England, June 15, 1918 Daughter of Louis John Wolf and Marian Clegg Wolf Elizabeth Smily attended the Royal Academy Schools in London and received the Lord Leverhulme Award for best student of her year in painting. Her first portrait was exhibited at the Royal Academy while she was still a student. Subsequently several portraits were exhibited at this prestigious gallery. She is a member of the Royal Society of Arts (London), Federation of Canadian Artists (past president), and the Canadian Institute of Portrait Artists. In 1996, she became the second recipient of the North Shore FANS Award. In 2010 she was presented with a lifetime achievement award by the Federation of Canadian Artists. The Galleries Main Hallway About the Artist Press Clippings   Early Sketchbooks (1930s) Character Studies   Circus Drawings Large Animal Studies  Figure Studies - Female  Figure Studies - Male  The Chelsea Gallery -      (1946-1951) Before and After WWII  Portraits Charcoal & Mixed Media Pastel Watercolour Children  Oil  - Female Nudes Oil- Male Family  Self-Portraits Subject and Painting Demonstrations Other Portraits Chemainus Wall Mural Compositions Animals Dogs & Cats Horses Other Animals Birds Other Works Landscapes  Still Life  Sculpture