SUSAN SMITH
Lives and works in New York City
EDUCATION
Hunter College of the City University of New York M.A. 1976
Briarcliff College, New York B.S. 1971
Art Students League, New York City

AWARDS AND GRANTS
2009 Edward F. Albee Foundation Residency, Montauk, Long Island, N.Y.
2008 Academy Award in Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y., N.Y.
Purchase Award, American Academy of Arts and Letters, N.Y., N.Y.
1981 Artist Fellowship Grant, National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
1976 1975, CAPS Fellowship Grant, Creative Artists Public Service Program, New York, N.Y.
1969 MacDowell Colony Resident, MacDowell Colony, Peterboro, New Hampshire
SELECTED HISTORY – ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
2016 Ella Coon. "Susan Smith, At Junior Projects" New York, N.Y. Art News, www.artnews.com, March 4, 2016
2011 Verena Zeiner. "Susan Smith, Paintings and Collages." Galerie Merkle, Stuttgart, Germany 2011
2011 Reinhard Ermen. "Susan Smith Paintings and Collages," Galerie Merkle, Stuttgart, Germany 2011
2011 Anne Abelein. "Wrapping up Reality." Stuttgarter Nachrichten Issue #70, March 25, 2011
2006 Tiffany Bell. Susan Smith, "The Comerford Project." New York, N.Y. 2006
2003 Barbara MacAdam. "Susan Smith and Jim Osman." Five Myles. Art News, Summer 2003, p.157
1995 Brandon Taylor. Susan Smith "Avant-Garde and After, Rethinking Art Now", New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1995 pages104, 117
1991 Peggy Cyphers. "Susan Smith." Arts Magazine, September 1991, p. 86
1989 Yve-Alain Bois. "Susan Smith's Archeology." (essay), ed. Bann, Stephen and Allen, William. "Interpreting Contemporary Art," New York: Harper Collins, 1991, p. 112
1989 Lawrence Campbell. " Susan Smith at Margarete Roeder". Art In America, October 1989, p. 208
1985 Patricia C. Phillips. "Susan Smith". Artforum, April 1985, p. 95
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Junior Projects, New York, New York. "Susan Smith, Splinters"
2014 Isolo 17, Verona, Italy. "Mat/tam 23" curated by Annarosa Buttarelli and Lucio Pozzi
2011 Galerie Merkle, Stuttgart, Germany. "Susan Smith-Paintings and Collages"
2006 Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, N.H. "The Comerford Project"
2003 Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2 person with Jim Osman)"Remains of the Day" Curated by Lilly Wei
1997 New Arts Program, Lehigh Valley and Berks, Pa. "Susan Smith, Paintings"
1993 Galerie Art In, Nürnberg, Germany. "Susan Smith Paintings, Collages and Drawings"
1991 Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Susan Smith"
1989 Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Susan Smith Paintings"
1986 Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, Pa. "Susan Smith - Paintings and Collages"
1985 John Gibson Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Susan Smith Paintings"
1980 Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, N.Y.
1979 Elizabeth Weiner Gallery, New York, N.Y.
1978 Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, N.Y.
1977 P.S. 1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, N.Y.
1976 1975, 1974, 1972, 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, N.Y.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 1285 Ave. of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, New York. “The Onward of Art” - American Abstract Artists 80th Anniversary Exhibition. Curated by Karen Wilkin.
dr. julius/ap, Berlin, Germany. “10 Ways,” American Abstract Artists cabinet exhibition. Curated by Lorenza Sannai.
Abrons Arts Center, New York, New York. “Visible Histories,’ American Abstract Artists - Curated by Max Weintraub.
2015 Derbylius - Liberia Galleria D’Arte, Milan, Italy. “Ten Ways’ curated by Lorenza Sannai. Traveled to: Clement and Schneider Gallery, Bonn, Germany.
Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. “Endless Entire” - American Abstract Artists. Curated by Rachael Nackman.
Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, New York. The Anniversary Exhibition.
2014 Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y. “To Leo: A Tribute from American Abstract Artists”
Creon Gallery, New York, N.Y. “Feral Objects” curated by Peggy Cyphers and Lucio Pozzi
2013 Galerie Merkle, Stuttgart, Germany. “15 Jahre Galerie Merkle Dirwas”
Galleria della Libreria Universal, Maglie, Italy. “Conversazioni sulla Contemporaneita”
Galerie Merkle, Stuttgart, Germany. “ Dreissig Mal Dreissig No.2”
2012 Bull and Ram Gallery, Brooklyn, N.Y. "Mike Metz, Hewitson Kong, Susan Smith" (curated by Yevgeniya Baras & Eve Lateiner)
2011 Exit Art, New York, N.Y. "Fracking"
2010 Art Finance Partners, New York, N.Y. "Bau Institute Edition 2010"
Brattleboro Museum, Brattleboro, VT "River Project: Connecticut River, Sandy Gellis and invited River Stories"
2008 Bjorn Ressle Gallery, New York, N.Y. "The Winter Salon Works On Paper"
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y. "Honors and Awards Exhibition"
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y. "Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture"
2004 Valentino Pier Park, Red Hook, Brooklyn, N.Y. "Drift" Third Annual Site Specific Exhibition
Dekkers Contemporary Art, The Hague, Netherlands
2003 Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, N.Y. "Remains of the Day" Susan Smith and Jim Osman. (curated by Lilly Wei)
2001 New York Studio School, New York, N.Y. "Painting Abstraction II"
Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart,Germany. "Holz-Art in Stuttgart"
Galerie Edition Merkle, Stuttgart, Germany "Holzarbeiten"
Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, N.Y. "Abstraction and Immanence"
Curated by Vincent Longo and Laura Sue Phillips
2000 Renate Schroder Galerie, Cologne, Germany. "Painting Today - Overseas and Here"
Maritime Museum, Greenport, Long Island, N.Y. "Footfalls 2000"
1998 Kingsborough Community College Art Gallery of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, N.Y. "Variations In Constructed Paintings" Curated by Lilly Wei
Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Spaces"
Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, N.Y. "What's on the Wall"
1997 Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, S.I., N.Y. "After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970." Curated by Lilly Wei
1996 Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Drawings, New York"
1994 Condeso/Lawler Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Theme and Variations." Curated by Tiffany Bell
1992 Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Susan Smith, Gary Kuehn, Tom Marioni"
Marine Midland Bank, New York, N.Y. "Artists Love New York." Curated by William Zimmer
1991 Snug Harbor Gallery, S.I., N.Y. "Damage Assessment"
1990 Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Surface and Proportion"
1989 Gallery Heike Curtze, Dusseldorf, Germany
1988 John Gibson Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Route 27"
1987 Institute for Contemporary Arts, London, England. "Comic Iconoclasm." Curated by Sheena Wagstaff Traveled to Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin; Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester; Circulo des Belles Arts, Madrid; Louisiana Museum, Denmark
John Gibson Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Abstract Painting"
1986 Independent Curators Inc., New York, N.Y. "After Matisse." Curated by Tiffany Bell. Traveled to The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.; The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Mass; Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Fla.; Queens Museum, Queens, N.Y.; Portland Museum, Portland, Maine; The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. "Intericon 1986"
1985 Flow Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, California. "24th Anniversary"
John Gibson Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Abstract Painting"
Kingsboro Community College, N.Y. "Alice Adams and Susan Smith Paintings and Sculpture" Curated by Lilly Wei
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R.I. "Diversity N.Y. Artists"
Puck Building, New York, N.Y. "ICI Tenth Anniversary Celebration"
1984 Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson College, Wayne, New Jersey. "Urban Confrontations"
1983 Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark. "Kunst - Project 18 USA-BRD-DK"
Tangeman Fine Arts Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio. "Fragments" Curated by Karen Chambers
55 Mercer Gallery, New York, N.Y. "12 Years"
University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, California. "The Painting Show"
1982 Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Franklin Furnace Benefit"
Frank Marino Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Heresies Exhibition"
1981 Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Gallery Artists"
Gray Art Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Heresies Exhibition"
1979 MOMA Junior Council Exhibition, Freeport Minerals, Pan Am Building, New York, N.Y.
P.S. 1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, N.Y. "The Great Big Drawing Show"
Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Drawing Exhibition"
1978 55 Mercer Gallery, New York, N.Y.
P.S. 1, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, N.Y. "Action Reaction"
Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y. Junior Council Exhibition. "New York, New York"
Nobe Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Black and White on Paper"
1977 Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, N.Y. "Painting '75, '76, '77." Traveled to The American Foundation for the Arts, Miami, Florida; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Galerie Mollet-Vieville/J.P.Najar, Paris, France. "Drawings U.S.A."
Hal Bromm Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Moving, Part I"
1976 Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, N.Y. "Photo Notations"
1975 Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut. "Contemporary Reflections"
Central Hall Gallery, Port Washington, N.Y. "Spare"
Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, France. "Nouvelles Tendances de la Peinture Americane"
1974 Weatherspoon Art Gallery, U.N.C.G., Greensboro, North Carolina. "Art on Paper"
1973 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, N.Y. "Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Art"
ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
2016 Coon, Ella. "Susan Smith At Junior Projects". New York, N.Y. Art News, www.artnews.com, March 4, 2016
Butler, Sharon. "Images: Susan Smith At Junior Projects". Two Coats of Paint, www.twocoatsofpaint.com, February 15, 2016
2011 Abelein, Anne."Wrapping up Reality" Stuttgarter Nachrichten. Issue #70, March 25, 2011
Review: Stuttgarter Zeitung Issue #76. April 1, 2011
2008 Tapley, Brendon. " Artist Awards, Grants & Fellowships." "Fellows Included in American Academy Exhibition." MacDowell, Vol. 37 #1, Summer 2008, pp. 4-5
2006 Keller, Marthe. "Studio Conversations." On Edge #5, American Abstract Artists Journal, Fall 2006, pp. 37-39
2003 Hawke, John. "Susan Smith and Jim Osman, Five Myles." The Brooklyn Rail, April-May 2003, p. 25
MacAdam, Barbara. "Susan Smith and Jim Osman, Five Myles." Art News, Summer 2003, p. 157
2000 Harrison, Helen "Footfalls" The New York Times, August 27, 2000, p.18
Wood, Liz. "Footfalls" The Suffolk Times, N.Y. July 20, 2000, p.10A
1993 Braunsberg, Günter. "Bunte Fundstücke." Abendzeitung, Nürnberg. September 15, 1993
Review: W.F. Nurnberger Nachrichten, September 14, 1993
Reveiw: T.K. Nürnberger Zeitung, September 14, 1993
1991 Cyphers, Peggy. Arts Magazine, September 1991, p. 86
1989 Campbell, Lawrence. Art In America, October 1989, p. 208
1986 Winokur, James I. Tribune Review, April 20, 1986
Miller, Donald. Pittsburgh Post Gazette, April 26, 1986
1985 Bois, Yve-Alain. Art In America, May 1985, p. 169
Feinberg, Jean E. Arts Magazine, February 1985, Essay p. 9
Phillips, Patricia C. Artforum, April 1985, p. 95
1983 Hübl, Michael. Kunstforum International, July-August 1983, pp. 371-75
1981 Gellis, Sandy and Logeman, Jane. "Interviews: Art/Science" Heresies #13 Feminism and Ecology, Vol. 4, pp. 44-45
1980 Bell, Tiffany. Arts Magazine, January 1980, Essay p. 12
1978 Bell, Tiffany. Arts Magazine, March 1978, p. 37
1977 Gluck, Grace. The New York Times, April 15, 1977. C 20
Shirey, David. The New York Times, February 27, 1977
1976 Pleynet, Marcelin. Peinture, November10, 1976
1975 Gruen, John. "Reviews." The Soho Weekly News, May 8, 1975
Lubell, Ellen. Arts Magazine, September 1975, p. 20
North, Charles. Art In America, September/October 1975, p. 98
1974 Heinemann, Susan. Artforum, March 1974, p. 82
Perreault, John. "Art." The Village Voice, January 24, 1974
Schjeldahl, Peter. The New York Times, January 20, 1974, p. 18
1973 Siegel, Jeanne. Art News, April 1973, p. 68
Kingsley, April. Artforum, January, 1973, p.89
1972 Campbell, Lawrence. Art News, October 1972, p. 78
Lubell, Ellen. Arts Magazine, October 1972, p. 59
Perreault, John. "Art." The Village Voice, November 2, 1972
BOOKS AND CATALOGS
2011 Ermen, Reinhard and Zeiner, Verena."Susan Smith, Paintings and Collages" Galerie Merkle, Stuttgart, Germany. 2011
2006 Bell, Tiffany. Susan Smith, "The Comerford Project" New York 2006 catalog
2001 Schroder, Renate. Nebeneinander III, "Painting Today- Overseas and Here" Essay by: Erman, Reinhard. "The Only Possible Reality is Painting Itself." Renate Schroder Galerie, Koln, Germany 2001
Longo, Vincent and Phillips, Laura Sue. Abstraction and Immanence. New York: Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, 2001
1997 Wei, Lilly "After The Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970". Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York 1997
1995 Taylor, Brandon. "Avant-Garde and After, Rethinking Art Now." New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1995
1993 Bois, Yve-Alain. "Die Archaologie von Susan Smith". Nürnberg: Galerie Art In, 1993
1991 Bann, Stephen and Allen, William. "Interpreting Contemporary Art." Essay by: Bois, Yve-Alain "Susan Smith's Archeology." Edinburgh: Reakton Books and New York: Harper Collins, Inc., 1991
1989 Bois, Yve-Alain. "Susan Smith's Archeology." New York: Margarete Roeder Gallery, 1989
Susan Smith. Splash. New York: April, 1989
1987 Wagstaff, Sheena. "Comic Iconoclasm" London, ICA; Dublin, Douglas Hyde Gallery; Manchester, Cornerhouse Gallery; Madrid, Circulo des Belles Arts; Denmark, The Louisiana Museum 1987-88
1986 Bell, Tiffany "Susan Smith Paintings and Collages" Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Westmoreland Museum of Art, 1986
Bell,Tiffany; Ashton, Dore; Sandler, Irving. "After Matisse". New York: Independent Curators Inc.; Washington, DC: The Phillips Collection; Dayton, Ohio: The Dayton Art Institute; Norfolk, Virginia:Chrysler Museum; Miami Beach, FL: Bass Museum; Portland, Maine: Portland Museum of Art; Flushing New York, Queens Museum, 1986-88
Hübl, Michael. "Intericon 1986 USA, BRD, NL, DK". Copenhagen, Denmark: Charlottenborg, 1986
1985 Price, Aimée Brown "Diversity-New York Artists". Rhode Island: Main Gallery, University of R.I., 1985
1983 Alloway, Lawrence; Masheck, Joseph; Kramer, Kathryn "55 Mercer-12 Years" New York: 55 Mercer, 1983
"Project 18, New Abstraction-BRD, DK, USA" Copenhagen, Denmark: Charlottenborg 1983
Chambers, Karen, "Fragments" Cincinnati, Ohio: Tangeman Fine Arts Gallery, Univ. of Cincinnati 1983
1977 Shapiro, David "Moving 1977" New York: Hal Bromm Gallery, 1977
Delahoyd, Mary "Painting '75, '76, '77" Bronxville, New York: Sarah Lawrence Gallery; Miami, Florida: The American Foundation For The Arts; Cincinnati, Ohio: The Contemporary Arts, Center, 1977
"55 Mercer Circulating Exhibition 1974 - 77". New York: The Gallery Assn of NY State, NY State Council on the Arts
1976 "Painters, Sculptors, Photographers, Graphic Artists 1975-76" NY: NY State Council on the Arts, CAPS, 1976
1975 Pleynet, Marcelin. "De la couleur a la ligne. Tendances Actuelles De La Nouvelle Peinture Americane" Paris: ARC2, Musée d'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, 1975
Robinson, Walter "Spare" Long Island: Central Hall Gallery, 1975
Aldrich, Larry "Contemporary Reflections 1974-75" Fourth Annual. Ridgefield, Connecticut: Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, 1975
Usui, Kiichi "Contemporary Reflections - Selected Works" Rochester, Michigan: Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Oakland University, 1975
"Acquisitions" Greensboro, North Carolina: Weatherspoon Gallery Assoc. Bulletin 1974-75, UNCG, 1975
1974 "Art On Paper" Greensboro, North Carolina: Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina
1973 Baur, John I.H. "Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Art" Whitney Museum of American Art, 1973 New York
INTERVIEWS, LECTURES, CURATING and PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
2014 Member - American Abstract Artists
2013 Susan Smith / Hanne Tierney co-curators, 5 Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, N.Y. "Process / Synthesis"
2012 Video Interview. "Studio Visit with Susan Smith" Yevgeniya Baras / Eve Lateiner curators Bull and Ram Gallery, Brooklyn,N.Y.
2006 Keller, Martha "Studio Conversations With Susan Smith" On Edge #5, American Abstract Artists Journal, Fall 2006, pp. 37-39
2003 The Art Students League of New York, N.Y. - lecture
1997 "James Carroll / Susan Smith - Paintings" - Video Interview, New Arts Alive, Lehigh Valley and Berks Pa.
1987 Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. Visual Arts Program - lecture
1986 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, N.Y. Fine Art Program - lecture
1986 C.W.Post College, L.I. University, N.Y. - VIsual Arts Program - lecture
1980 Princeton University, Princeton, N.J. Visual Arts Program - lecture
TEACHING
1984 1999 Wagner College, N.Y.
1987 1988 Princeton University, N.J.
1980 Queens College, N.Y.
1974 1983 Wagner College, N.Y.
1974 Pratt Institute, N.Y.
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Handelsbanken, Copenhagen, Denmark
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
New York Public Library, New York, N.Y.
Sous Museum, Kruishouten, Belguim
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
Westmoreland Casualty, Latrobe, Pennsylvania
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