Donald L. Smith, SM

Donald L. Smith, SMDon is a Marianist Brother, presently living at Mt. St. John, 4435 E. Patterson Road in Dayton, Ohio.

He is a potter, specializing in Raku, an oriental form of glazing and firing clay. It is a technique which uses a reduction method, resulting in crackled glazes with luster finishes.

Don has been practicing this art for almost 25 years. He spent most of his career in a variety of Marianist ministries, high schools, retreat centers, and the University of Dayton.

Don is now a full time professional artist. He has completed commissioned work throughout the U.S. and abroad and his work can be found in many private collections.


"Works in Tiles and Mosaics "

Works in Tiles and Mosaics Show by Don Smith, SM

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Birch and Tulip Leaf by Don Smith, SM
Birch and Tulip Leaf

Doily Textured Bowl

Doily Textured Bird Houses
Daffodil Mirror by Don Smith, SM
Daffodil Mirror

St. Joseph Hall, UD


Sycamore Leaf Bowl 2


Doily Topped Bowl

Orange Daffodil Mirror



Tucson Purple Cactus

After Vladimir Mosaic


Leaf Variety Mirror

Indian Lake Shoreline


St. Joseph

Sycamore Leaf Bowl





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