Roberta Smith Biography
Roberta Smith is a well-known American art critic presently working for The New York Times as the co-chief art critic since her promotion back in 2011. Nevertheless, Roberta initially joined the network in 1986 as a writer. Before, she served at the Paula Cooper Gallery, where she wrote exhibition reviews for numerous newspapers and magazines such as Village Voice, Art in America, and Artforum.
Roberta Smith Biography
Roberta Smith was born on 10th August 1948 in New York City, United States. She is 73 years old.
Roberta Smith Height
Roberta is a woman of moderate stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (approx. 1.65 m).
Roberta Smith Family
Roberta Smith was born in New York City but brought up under the loving care of her supportive parents in Lawrence in Kansas in the United States of America. However, Roberta has kept details with regard to her family under wraps, therefore, her parents’ identity and if she has any siblings remain an enigma.
Roberta Smith Education
She attended a local High school where she obtained her High School Diploma. She later furthered her education and graduated from Grinnell College located in Iowa.
Roberta Smith Husband
Roberta is a loving and caring wife to her hardworking and supportive husband named Jerry Saltz. He is a famous American art Critic presently serving for the New York magazine. The pair has been together since 1992 and they stay in Greenwich Village, New York City.
Roberta Smith Salary
She receives a decent salary of $96, 870 annually. This is according to New York Times co-chief salaries.
Roberta Smith’s Net Worth
Roberta Smith has stockpiled a lot of wealth over the years of her career and has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
Roberta Smith Career
At the current moment, she serves at the New York Times as the co-chief since her promotion in 2011. Roberta initially joined the magazine in back 1986 when she was commissioned as a writer. Before, she served at the Paula Cooper Gallery, where she wrote exhibition reviews for several magazines and newspapers such as Artforum, Art in America as well as Village Voice.
Roberta wrote and published articles on Judd who died in 1995. After her graduation, Roberta’s first job was serving as a secretary at the Museum of Modern Art. During her career, she has written numerous articles such as monographs on contemporary artists and the 1975 Judd catalog raisonné published by the National Gallery of Canada.
Apart from contemporary art she also writes about visual arts in general such as decorative arts and architecture. Throughout her exceptional work, she has been awarded numerous awards such as the 2014 Marina Kellen French Distinguished Visitor, 2003 Frank Jewett Mather Award for Art Criticism, and 2009 AICA/USA Distinguished Critic Lecture.