Lola Smithis a retired art teacher from Jackson County, West Virginia. In 2006 she was awarded Teacher of the Year in Jackson County. Her art is featured at Tamarack in Beckley, WV, at the Blennerhassett gift shop in Parkersburg, WV, and The Southside Depot in Petersburg, WV. She has exhibited at The Mountain State Arts and Crafts Fair for over twenty-five years and inducted into the Hall of Fame. She has also exhibited at Indian Summer in Marietta, Ohio, and Harvest Moon in Parkersburg, WV.