Pehr Smith is an artist living and working in Austin, Texas. His paintings, drawings, and collages combine figural and abstract forms and have been recognized for their visceral and direct qualities. Pehr received a BFA with Department Honors in Painting from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri, and attended the Victoria College of Art in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He earned an MFA in Painting from The University of Texas at Austin. Pehr has exhibited in California, Colorado, Missouri, Texas, and Canada. He has taught at The University of Texas at Austin, Texas State University, and at Austin Community College, where he has been an instructor since 1997. His work was featured at Webster University’s 100th-Anniversary Commemorative 40×100 Alumni Exhibition (2015) in St. Louis.  Pehr’s work has been displayed in the Office of the Chancellor at Austin Community College and a number of his works reside in corporate and private collections around the country.

Courses Taught
ARTS 1316 Drawing I

Adjunct Professor