Born: Baltimore, Maryland, 1971

Resides: Stone Ridge, New York

Education: Maryland Institute College of Art (M.F.A.,

2003; B.F.A., 1992); Tufts University and School of the

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (M.A.T., 2000)


Selected Solo Exhibitions


Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

"Arcadian Clusters," Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum,

Michigan State University, East Lansing.



"Kaleidoscopic," David Castillo Gallery, Miami.

"Bold as Love," James Cohan Gallery, New York.

"Firsthand," Los Angeles County Museum of Art.



"To the Ocean of Everyone Else," Brand New Gallery, Milan.

"New Degree of Love," Galerie Zidoun, Luxembourg.

SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia.

"Urban Pastoral," SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia.



"Every Brick," SECCA, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

"Menagerie," Museum of Contemporary Art, North

Miami. Traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art,

Madison, Wisconsin. Catalogue.

"No Words," Yvon Lambert, Paris.



"10 x Myself," Yvon Lambert, New York.

"Lost & Found," Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.


Selected Group Exhibitions


"Painting Outside the Lines," Contemporary Arts

Museum Houston.

"Etched in Collective History," Birmingham Art

Museum, Alabama.

"Spun: Adventures in Textiles," Denver Art Museum.



"Everyday Abstract – Abstract Everyday," James Cohan

Gallery, New York.

"Flights from Wonder," Santa Barbara Contemporary

Arts Forum.



"The Bearden Project," Studio Museum in Harlem,

New York. Catalogue.

"Don't Get High On Your Own Supply," David Castillo

Gallery, Miami.

"Converging Voices: Selections from the Elliot and

Kimberly Perry Collection," Texas Southern University

Museum, Houston.

"Stargazers," The Bronx Museum of the Arts. Catalogue.



"At Home / Not at Home: Works from the Collection of

Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg," Hessel Museum of

Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.


"Extended Family: Contemporary Connections,"

Brooklyn Museum.

"Embrace!" Denver Art Museum. Catalogue.



"30 Seconds Off an Inch," Studio Museum in Harlem,

New York. Catalogue.

"30 Americans," Rubell Family Collection, Miami.

Traveled to the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh;

Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Chrysler

Museum of Art, Norfolk; Milwaukee Art Museum; and

First Center for the Visual Arts. Catalogue.



"Freeway Balconies," Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin.


"RECOGNIZE!" National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

"Something from Nothing," Contemporary Arts Center,

New Orleans.



"Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century," New

Museum, New York. Catalogue.



"Altered, Stitched and Gathered," MoMA PS1, Queens.

"Frequency," Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.



Selected Bibliography


Whitney, Kathleen. "Anonymous Exchanges:

A Conversation with Shinique Smith," Sculpture




"50 Under 50: The Next Most Collectible Artists,"

Art+Auction (June).

2012 Smith, Roberta. "Like Watching Paint Thrive," The New

York Times (June 29).

Hansell, Sally. "Shinique Smith Fabric into Form,"

Surface Design Journal (Spring).



Rosenberg, Karen. "Bundles of Energy: Shinique Smith

Gives Castoffs a Second Life as Fine Art," O Magazine




Ausin, Tom. "Her Body of Work: Shinique Smith Shines

in Solo Show at MOCA," Miami Herald (October 3).

Cashdan, Marina. "Care Bears and My Little Pony:

Shinique Smith's Brooklyn Treasure Trove," The

Huffington Post (September 14).

Walleston, Aimee. "Vested Histories: Shinique Smith," (August 30).

Sudalnik, Alex. "Shinique Smith: Bound Together,"

FiberARTS (January/February).

Pollack, Barbara. "Clothes Connections," ARTnews




Rosenberg, Karen. "Shinique Smith: Ten Times Myself,"

The New York Times (June 5).

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