“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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Mural on the Mountain

December 3rd, 2015 Shinique Smith’s recent commission by Aspen Art Museum and Aspen Skiing Co. included in Aspen Times Weekly by Andrew Tavers.  “The wall — just under 30 feet long and just over 9 feet high — had transformed into a windblown psychedelic abstract, with graceful gestures of black paint amid bright bursts of

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“Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016”

November 23rd, 2015 Los Angeles Times reporter Carolina A. Miranda briefly discusses the exhibition and Smith’s role, “There will be contemporary installations too — including a site-specific piece by New York artist Shinique Smith and works by noted Los Angeles sculptors Kaari Upson, Liz Larner and Rachel Khedoori.” Read more at “Hauser Wirth & Schimmel to

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Vibrant Paintings and Sculptures at Nashville’s Frist Center

August 12th, 2015 About Shinique Smith’s recent exhibition at the Frist Center for Visual Arts in Nashville, TN, “Ms. Smith’s practice reflects influences as diverse as dance, fashion, Eastern philosophies, graffiti, Japanese calligraphy, poetry, lyrics and childhood wonder. ‘Smith’s kaleidoscopic sculptures and paintings are graceful yet forceful combinations of many different materials and ideas,’ says

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Shinique Smith: Wonder and Rainbows

October 9, 2015  – January 10, 2016 Solo Exhibition with catalogue at The Frist Center For The Visual Arts in Nashville, TN.  The vision of the Frist Center is to inspire people through art to look at their world in new ways. For the past decade, New York–based artist Shinique Smith has created highly expressive

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Shinique Smith Print Series

June 1, 2015 Acclaimed visual artist Shinique Smith has created three limited edition prints to benefit BAM’s artistic programming, to be featured on the cover of the BAMbill as part of the BAMbill Cover Artist program. Prints are in editions of 50, available for purchase individually at $1,200 each or $3,500 for all three. Order

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Open Source

June 1, 2015 Open Source: Engaging Audiences in Public Space is a groundbreaking outdoor exhibition of temporary, site-specific art created by leading contemporary artists. The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program will bring 14 extraordinary artists from around the world to Philadelphia, and they will work with Mural Arts to create a new series of public artworks that explore

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“Seven Moon Junction” Time-Lapse
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September 23, 2014 Completion of Shinique Smith’s Seven Moon Junction Mural as evidenced by this time-lapse video.  In collaboration with the Rose Kennedy Greenway, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and Overall Murals.  

Bringing joy to Smith’s ‘BRIGHT MATTER’ works

August 16, 2014 Smith shows works of youthful exuberance at the MFA – The Boston Globe Geoff Edgers profiles Baltimore-born, New York-based artist Shinique Smith about her forthcoming exhibition, “Shinique Smith: BRIGHT MATTER,” which opens at th…

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