Jules Smith, a native of Montgomery, Alabama, completed her architecture degree at Auburn University in the 1980s. She has the privilege of calling architects such a Robert McAlpine and the late Samuel Mockbee as her professors. As a registered architect for firms in Columbus, Georgia, Fairhope, Alabama and Santa Rosa Beach, Florida she is now pursuing her longtime dream of sharing with others her unique watercolour maps. Born to draw, she loves architecture, painting, wood working, carving, and the beach. Jules currently resides in a quaint clapboard cottage in Seagrove, Florida. She is often seen strolling seaside with her furry sidekick, Max, finding inspiration for her art and living the life.