Shinique Smith

b. 1971 in Baltimore, MD. Smith lives and works in New York, NY and is represented by James Cohan Gallery

Biography

  • 1992   B.F.A. The Maryland Institute College of Art, Balitmore, MD
  • 1997   Individual Grant Recipient from King County Special Projects, King County, WA
  • 2002   Received a Visual Arts Residency & Full Fellowship from Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
  • Received an Exhibition Grant from the Institute for Cultural Enterprise, New York, NY
  • 2003   M.F.A. The Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
  • Received a studio residency at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
  • 2004   Received a studio residency at Henry Street Settlement, New York, NY
  • 2005   Received an Emerge Fellowship from Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
  • 2007   Residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2011   Shinique Smith: Menagerie, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison WI (solo)
  • 2010   No Words, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (solo)
  • Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI (solo)
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL (solo)
  • Reflections, Nathan Bernstein Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2009   Embrace!, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  • New Wave Art, BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Brooklyn, NY
  • Ten Times Myself, Yvon Lambert, New York, NY (solo)
  • 2008    Something from Nothing, curated by Dan Cameron, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA
  • 30 Americans, The Rubell Collection, Miami, FL (solo)
  • Good Knot, Yvon Lambert, London, UK (solo)
  • Shinique Smith: Torch Songs, curated by Isolde Brielmaier, Saltworks, Atlanta, GA (solo)
  • Waste Not, Want Not, curated by Robyn Donohue with Alyson Baker and Marichris Ty, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
  • The Stranger, Yvon Lambert, New York, NY
  • Into the Trees, curated by Lilly Wei and Amy Lipton, The Fields Sculpture Park, Ghent, NY
  • Torch Songs, Saltworks, Atlanta, GA (solo)
  • The Way That We Rhyme, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
  • Freeway Balconies, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany
  • Recognize!, Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC
  • 2007    ALL PURPOSE, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  • Open Strings, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
  • Body Politic, Branch Gallery, NC
  • Future Nomads, Vox Populi, curated by Sara Reisman, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
  • Ready-Made, Yvon Lambert, New York, NY
  • Shinique Smith: Open Strings, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
  • Unmonumental, curated by Richard Flood, Massimiliano Gioni & Laura Hoptman, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
  • Primetime: Shinique Smith & Mickalene Thomas, Caren Golden Fine Arts, New York, NY
  • My Love is a 187: Mark Bradford, Titus Kaphar, Mickalene Thomas & Shinique Smith, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
  • Beyond the Pale, Moti Hasson, Chelsea, New York, NY
  • Altered, Stitched & Gathered, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
  • All Purpose, Moti Hasson Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  • Shinique Smith: Open Strings, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
  • Shinique Amie Smith, Franklin Artworks, Minneapolis, MN (solo)
  • 2006    No dust, no stain, curated by Sara Reisman, Cuchifritos Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  • Paper, Skestos Gabriele Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Material Abuse, Caren Golden Fine Arts, New York, NY
  • 25 Bold Moves, House of Campari, NY
  • Not an Ocean between Us, Diggs Gallery, Winsor-Salem State University, NC
  • I Feel You, Roebling Hall, Williamsburg, NY
  • Making the Timeless Now, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
  • Do You Think I'm Disco, Longwood Arts Gallery, New York, NY
  • Shinique Smith: No dust, no stain, curated by Sara Reisman, Cuchifritos Gallery, in the Essex Street Market, New York, NY
  • 2005    Frequency, Studio Museum in Harlem, Harlem, NY
  • Neovernacular, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • d'Afrique, d'Asie, Ethan Cohen Fine Arts, New York, NY
  • Waterways Istanbul, 9th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Drawn Out, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
  • Desvelar lo Invisible, Museos y Bibliotecas, Madrid, Spain
  • Recess, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
  • Shinique Amie Smith and Kate McKinnon, Gallery Imperato, Baltimore, MD
  • OverStock, The Proposition, New York, NY (solo)
  • FULL ON, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO (solo)
  • 2004    WORD, Bronx River Arts Center, New York, NY
  • Re: Source, Art in General, New York, NY
  • The Reality of Things, Triple Candie, Harlem, New York, NY
  • CONVERSIONS at 149, Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, NY
  • Veni Vidi Video II, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
  • Super Salon, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
  • 2003   Rising Voices, DC Arts Center Gallery, Washington, DC
  • Artscape 2003 Juried Exhibition, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • James E. Lewis Museum, Morgan State University, MD
  • Black Russians, Galerie Francoise et Ses Freres, MD
  • 2002   Crossroads, The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD (solo)
  • Manifestations, Scuola dell’Arte dei Tiraoro e Battioro, Venice, Italy (solo)
  • Upwardly Mobile! Manifesta 4, Museum fur Modern Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Upwardly Mobile! 2, The Ludwig Museum for Contemporary Art, Budapest
  • Stories & Personal Dialect, Intercultural Museum Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • 28, The Whole Gallery, MD

Select Public Collections

  • The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
  • The Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
  • The Studio Museum in Harlem, Harlem, NY
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