Born in England and brought up in Worcestershire, wildlife and horses were a part of her life from an early age. Moved to Ireland when she was in her teens, and later worked in Dublin for several years as a graphic Designer.
Between 1994 and 1997 she undertook a practical bronze course at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin, and Smith-Darragh has been exhibiting regularly ever Since.
Irish native birds and endangered species are of particular interest to her. Her pieces are unique or small limited editions in bronze. She lives and works in Co.Meath, were there is an abundance of wildlife.
She shows work in Scotland, Dublin as well as the James Wray Gallery.