Emmy Award Winning Costume Design

As a costume designer of Western Period films, Smith's knowledge of Native American design is unparalleled. Authentically detailed and correct to the time period, Smiths stunning costumes complement the character & enrich the story.

Ledger Drawing

Cathy Smith recreates this Plains artistic style using original antique ledger books.

Bead & quillwork

“I strive to retain the Spirit intended in each piece, my work is not merely a copy or replica of an artifact, it is in fact an 'Original' infused with meaning and inherently powerful.”

Lectures & Slide Presentations

Any subject having to do with the West, Native Americans, Cowboys, Costume, Film and Art is a possibility for an entertaining hour with Cathy Smith. Just let her know your interests.


Hanskaska: The Shirtwearers