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About the Artist

Hello! I’d like to introduce myself to those who don’t know me as personally. Joy Michelle Smiles here! Sweet Trippy Hippie Southern Belle! Born and raised within 30 minutes of downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. After the last five years in the Sunshine State, I have come home to Ringgold, Georgia to be inspired by the hills, mountains and valleys of my youth. JoySmilesArt was born into existence in fall 2017. One night I picked up my paintbrush and have never turned back. The passion that has became ashes, now turned into the fire I gave today! Now I come from an artistic family. My mother being a muralist and graphic designer. Middle of five children trying to find my voice. All...

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