Trish Smart was born in Sydney in 1966. She knew she wanted to be an artist by age 10 and motivated by her love of the Australian Bush moved to the Blue mountains as a young adult where she still resides today. Trish is a diverse Artist working across mediums of painting, printmaking, ceramics and sculpture. She draws inspiration from nature, science and whimsy. Formally trained in Fine arts at Meadowbank TAFE and Visual Arts at Sydney College of the Arts she has painted Murals professionally in her own business since 1989. Trish has won many awards and scholarships for her art,most recently in 2021 when she won the National emerging artist prize for ceramics. She represented Australia in China where she painted a Mural alongside 90 other international artists at Hua Quan Artist Village in 2017 and she has work in the printmaking collection at the Art Gallery of NSW and The National Gallery of Australia .