The Armory Show

March 2nd, 2017 – March 5th, 2017 David Castillo Gallery presents all new paintings and sculptures by Shinique Smith for its Armory Show 2017 presentation. Piers 92 & 94 711 12th Avenue New York, NY 10019 VIP Preview: Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 11 am – 8 pm Open to the Public: Thursday – Friday, March 2 –

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Participating in Bienal de Cuenca 2016
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November 25th, 2016 – Febuary 5th, 2017 Bienal de Cuenca 2016 : Impermanencia Curated by Dan Cameron “For most of its recorded history, an essential quality of visual art has been the effort that has been made to prolong its existence. If a work of art that was considered really important, the responsibility to ensure

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Shinique Smith: Black Swan at Brand New Gallery

November 23, 2016 – January 14, 2017 Opening November 23, 2016 from 7-9 pm Brand New Gallery presents Black Swan, Shinique Smith’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. The show features an installation of new works exploring ideas of transformation and energy transference through painting, sculpture and mixed media installation. In this exhibition, Smith uses

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Shinique Smith: Wonder and Rainbows

October 18th, 2016 Shinique Smith: Wonder and Rainbows (A Frist Center for the Visual Arts Title) Paperback by Kathryn E. Delmez (Editor) Like spiral galaxies composed of millions of orbiting stars, the works of New York State–based artist Shinique Smith are graceful yet forceful combinations of many different materials and ideas. The wide range of inspirations

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Awarded by Anonymous Was A Woman

October 10, 2016 Anonymous Was A Woman Prize Awarded to Shinique Smith “Anonymous Was A Woman is an unrestricted grant of $25,000 that enables women artists, over 40 years of age and at a significant juncture in their lives or careers, to continue to grow and pursue their work. The Award is given in recognition

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Participating in Busan Biennial

September 3, 2016 – November 30, 2016 Busan Biennial : Hybridizing Earth, Discussing Multitude, 2016 Shinique Smith participated in the biennial contributing the works, No Dust, No Stain (2006 – 2016) and Gesture Ⅲ: One Great Turning (2015). “The Busan Biennale is a biannual international contemporary art show that integrated three different art events held in the city

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Shinique Smith: Spectrums at David Castillo Gallery

June 9, 2016 – July 23, 2016 Opening Reception, Thursday, June 9th, 7-10PM Shinique Smith: Spectrums David Castillo Gallery is proud to present Spectrums, a solo exhibition by Shinique Smith, of new mixed-media paintings and sculptures. Spectrums is a conversation with the artist’s upbringing in non-Western and New Age spiritual thought during the late 1970s

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“Female Artists Are (Finally) Getting Their Turn”, New York Times

March 29th, 2016 Ms. Smith, 45, whose paintings and large bound sculptures of braided clothing and bedding have sold for $40,000 to $150,000, didn’t hesitate to participate in the Hauser Wirth & Schimmel show. “As a woman of color, I have more trepidation when I’m asked to participate in a show of all African-American artists

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“Quickening” at MOCA, The Florida Times Union – Jacksonville

March 21, 2016 “I can tell you how I’m doing it and why I’m doing it,” she said. “… I don’t like to impose meanings. I want an exchange between what I’ve made and the viewer … I hope they’ll be inspired. I hope it will evoke some physical and intellectual reaction within them.” Read

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“Quickening” in Project Atrium at MOCA Jacksonville

March 19, 2016 – June 26, 2016 Project Atrium: Shinique Smith. Quickening on view at MOCA Jacksonville, A Cultural Institute of UNF. “VIBRANT AND MATERIALLY INVENTIVE, Shinique Smith’s signature bundles of tied clothing hang in the forty-foot-high Atrium Gallery against a backdrop of painted calligraphy and mirrored surface. Made with fabric, paint, found objects, and used

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Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel Gallery, “Forgiving Strands” in LA Observed

March 13, 2016 “Sunday’s public opening of the new Hauser Wirth & Schimmel gallery space in a complex of long-empty buildings on East 3rd Street has been the most anticipated arrival yet in the fast-changing downtown Arts District.” Read more at “Hauser Wirth & Schimmel hits the Arts District” Also, see March 11th in the

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“Wonder and Rainbows” Review

December 9th, 2015 Shinique Smith’s recent exhibition was reviewed by Erica Ciccarone of Burnaway.  “She paints with bright, bold, emotional colors laid down in vivid waves, reflecting an inner state that is both defiant and celebratory. In the 14-foot-long Black, blue, green, yellow, orange, red, pink, Smith weaves and bundles clothing, ribbon, and knotted cord

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