Roxa Smith, NYC Member Since September 2010 Artist Statement Roxa Smith was born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She came to the US when she was 15 and attended Bowdoin College, where she earned her B.A. in Art History and German in 1984 with a minor in Visual Arts. In 1987, she received a Graduate Certificate in the Fine Arts from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Roxa now lives in New York City and works at her studio in Brooklyn, New York.