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Alix Smith

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Schools
Bowdoin College, 2000, BA
SVA (School of Visual Arts New York), 2005, MFA

Tags
photography, FOUNDATION

Current Exhibitions and Events
Jul, 2014 Aperture Summer Open
Aperture Gallery
 
Statement

Born: New York, New York, 1978

Lives: New York, New York

Exhibitions

Solo Shows:

2009

  • States of Union, Morgan Lehman Gallery. New York, NY

 

2006

  • Metaphorical Acts, MOBIA: Museum of Biblical Art. New York, NY
  • Recent Works, Annarumma 404 Gallery. Naples, Italy

 

2004

  • Constructed Identities, Caelum Gallery. New York, NY

 

Group Shows:

2010

  • Manifest Equality, Curated by Yosi Sergant, Los Angeles, CA
  • Portrait of a Lady, Allegra LaViolla Gallery, New York, NY
  • The American Dream, Curated by Deborah Willis, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New  Orleans, LA

 

2008

  • Young Curators, New Ideas, Bond Street Gallery. Brooklyn, NY
  • Sexy Time: A Group Effort, Morgan Lehman Gallery. New York, NY
  • Saatchi Booth, Curated By Rebecca Wilson, Saatchi: London at The Pulse Art Fair. New York, NY

 

2007

  • Distinctive Messengers, Curated By Simon Watson, House Of Campari. New York, NY
  • Da Von Gloeden A Pierre Et Gilles, Curated By Eugenio Viola, Piazza Mercanti. Milan, Italy

 

2006

  • Adventura: Photography Of Unexpected Places, Moti Hasson Gallery. New York, NY
  • Landscape In Contemporary Photography, Hampton Road Gallery. Southampton, NY
  • Our Generation: Alec Soth, Alix Smith, Kerry Skarbakka, Katy Grannan, Charles Freger, Tim Davis, Kyungwoo Chun, Elinor Carucci & Carlos Aires. Curated By Roger Szmulewicz, Tina B. Prague Contemporary Biennale Prague. Czech Republic

 

2005

  • Beyond The Portrait: Tanyth Berkeley, Jona Frank, Alix Smith & Alec Soth, Curated By Elena Bordignon, T.H. Inside. Milan, Italy;
  • See What I Mean? Curated By Marvin Heiferman, Visual Arts Gallery. New York, NY
  • Control, Curated By Kipton Cronkite, Kiptonart. New York, NY
  • This Dream, America, Curated By Keith Miller, Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery. Dix Hills, NY

 

2004

  • Art + Commerce Festival Of Emerging Photographers, Art + Commerce. Brooklyn, NY

Education:

2005

  • School Of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Master of Fine Arts

2000

  • Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, Bachelor Of Arts Degree

 

Organizations:

  • Artist Pension Trust, New York, NY

 

Grants/Awards

  • 2010 Review Santa Fe
  • 2009 Stonewall Honor
  • The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation: Space Program, New York, NY 2005 – 2006
  • Art Review Magazine's Best Emerging Photographers of 2005

 

Collections:

  • Sir Elton John Photography Collection, Atlanta, GA
  • Jean Pigozzi Collection, New York, NY
  • Roger Szmulewicz Collection, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Patrick McMullan Collection, New York, NY
  • MOBIA: The Museum Of Biblical Art, New York, NY

 

Articles:

  • “Artist Spotlight: Alix Smith” Advocate.com January 16, 2010
  • "Straight Shots" By Beth Greenfield Time Out New York, September 10, 2009
  • "The Dislocation Of Self" By Christopher Koulouris Scallywag and Vagabond, May 25, 2009
  • “Dressed For Dinner” By Bonnie Yochelson, New York Times, April 6, 2008
  • “The Bible Tells Me So” By Charlie Finch Artnet.com, Dec. 14, 2006
  • “A Firm Hold On The Future: The Best Emerging Photographers Of 2005” Art Review, October 2005
  • “More Than A New Discovery” By Charlie Finch, Artnet.com, July 22, 2005
  • “Making The Ordinary Extraordinary” By Helen A. Harrison, New York Times, May 29, 2005

 

Recent Exhibits

Alix Smith participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2013 A Family Affair, Selections from the Progressive Art Collection
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
 
Apr, 2012 20 X 29
Bruce Silverstein - 20th Street
 
Nov, 2011 Being American
SVA Chelsea Gallery
 
Mar, 2010 Manifest Equality Gallery Opening
Manifest Equality Gallery
 
Feb, 2010 Portrait of a Lady
Sargent's Daughters
 
Sep, 2009 States of Union
Morgan Lehman Gallery
 
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