We at MAG are proud of fellow member, Russell Smith's acceptance in the annual American Society of Aviation Artists Exhibition at the Air Zoo Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum in Portage, Michigan, June 4-9, 2012. His painting, "Self-Portrait as a German Ace in 1918", won first place in the Matthews Alive! Art Show. His painting, "Snake's First Strike", also qualified. His paintings can be seen at his web site: http://www.russellsmithart.com/index.html. Congratulations, Russell!