Pamela Colman Smith Jamaican/West Indian Artist of the early co-creator and originator of art of Rider-Waite-Smith tarot.well versed in her cultural African folklore and heritage displayed in her subsequent
Pamela "Pixie" Colman Smith, artist, illustrator, and writer. Best known for designing the Waite-Smith Tarot (aka Rider-Waite or Rider-Waite-Smith deck) for Arthur Edward Waite. Links to a site about her Symbolist art and fascinating life.
Pamela Colman Smith: “out of the heart of the Heights”
The Tarot Cards illustrator. Pamela Colman Smith, she’s the artist behind the most popular tarot deck in the western world, the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot or RWS. This deck is generally referred to as the Rider Waite Tarot, omitting Colman Smith’s name.