From small town Missouri USA, Gunner Smith has a B.A. in Business and Art from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN. Strongly focused on composition, communication, and how to sell visual imagery: Smith's work encompasses everything from fine art to motion graphics.
Smith has been added to the Rhodes College permanent collection as an artist. At Rhodes, Smith was awarded the Louise and Ward Archer Senior Creativity Award and the Robert McCallum Self Enterprise Award for his fine art portfolio and his contributions to non-profits that specialize in HIV testing and treatment.
Currently, Gunner Smith works as an independent artist studying queer art and design throughout Europe. From queer tango to queer cinema, Smith is currently based in Barcelona, Spain.