Maryland Institute College of Art
Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland; DJ Smith witnessed the devastating effects of gun violence, mental illness, drug abuse and poverty within his community. Despite the plenitude of hardships DJ encountered, he focused on the beauty within his city. Now, he is determined to relay stories of the beauty he discovered through visual works of art.
“I'm really excited to further my career goal of becoming a filmmaker/producer and look forward to collaborating with other like-minded artists.”