ARTISTS : PAUL ANTHONY SMITH
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EXHIBITIONS AT ZIEHERSMITH

Transcience, 2013
 

PAUL ANTHONY SMITH BIO
1988
Born in St Ann Bay, Jamaica
Lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri

EDUCATION
2010
BFA, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City
2006
New World School of the Arts, Miami

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Mangos and Crab, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013
Walk Bout, The McKinney Avenue Contemporary (The MAC), Dallas, TX
Transcience, ZieherSmith, New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2014
Night, curated by Michael Krueger, Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, MO
The Center is a Moving Target: Definitions of Place, Kemper Museum at the Crossroads, Kansas City, MO
Dallas Biennial 2014, Oliver Francis Gallery, Dallas, TX,
2013
Charlotte Street Foundation 2013 Visual Artist Awards Exhibition, Grand Arts, Kansas City
New Work From Kansas City, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
Thanks For The Warning, Dolphin, Kansas City, MO
2012
Untitled, Dolphin Gallery, Kansas City
Kansas City Flatfile Biennial, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City
Beyond the Body, LIV Aspen Art, Aspen, CO
(NO) Vacancy, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago
2011
From to After, President Gallery, Harold Washington College, Chicago
Beyond Bounds, Brilliants, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
5×7 project, Art House, Austin, TX
America: Now and Here, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, Kansas City
Exchange: Show Me the Money, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Kansas City
Six, Spray Booth Gallery, Kansas City
2010
KCAI in 3D, Belger Arts Center, Kansas City
(Re)Form, KCAI 125th Celebration, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City
Kansas City Flatfile Biennial, H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City
2009
Object Lesson, Craft in America Study Center, Los Angeles

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
William Corwin, "Skin Deep", The Brooklyn Rail, July 15, 2014
Robin Dluzen, “Paul Anthony Smith: ‘Mangos and Crab’ at Carrie Secrist Gallery”, Art Ltd., July/August 2014
Tucker Nichols, “Open Notebook: Paul Anthony Smith”, Knockknockstuff.com, June 24, 2014
Jason Foumberg, “Paul Anthony Smith: Mangos and Crab”, Photograph, May 23, 2014
Robert Josiah Bingaman, “Paul Anthony Smith”, Wheelhouse Review, June 2014
Alicia Eler, “Meditations from the Middle”, Hyperallergic, May 2, 2014
Liz Cook, “Charlotte Street’s award winner plant their flags at Grand Arts”, The Pitch, December 31, 2013
Greta Hansen, "Paul Anthony Smith Makes Queens Jamaican at Miami Project," Societe Perrier, December 9, 2013
Michael Granberry, “Art Notes”, Dallas Morning News, November 3, 2013
Susan B. Wilson, “Artist Paul Anthony Smith Mines History Of His Native Jamaica”, KCUR.org (Kansas City Public Media), September 19, 2013
James Yood, “‘New Work From Kansas City’ at Carrie Secrist Gallery”, Art Ltd, September/October 2013
Jody B. Cutler, “Paul Anthony Smith – Identity Inside Out”, The International Review of African American Art, Vol. 24 No. 3A
Stephanie Cristello, “New works from Kansas City at Carrie Secrist Gallery”, New American Paintings, June 25, 2013
Alice Thorson, “Three KC artists receive Charlotte Street awards, $10,000 and a career boost”, Kansas City Star, April 12, 2013
Alice Thorson, “A KC artist explores his Jamaican roots and finds early career success”, Kansas City Star, April 8, 2013
Blair Schulman, “Paul Anthony Smith, Asking Who is Present and Who is in Charge?”, arttattler.com, March 16, 2013
“Two Jamaicans named as top Black Artists”, Jamaican Observer, March 3, 2013
“Black Artists: 30 Contemporary Art Makers Under 40 You Should Know”, The Huffington Post, February 26, 2013
“Spatial Relations, dimensional work from KCAI,” The Pitch , November 4, 2010
“Art Institute’s Feats of Clay,” Kansas City Star, October 24, 2010
“Artspace’s 2010 Flatfiles gather an Embarrassment of Riches,” The Pitch, July 1, 2010
PBS Craft in America series “Process”, appearance in KCAI segment

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Belger Arts Center, Kansas City, MO
Ferguson Ceramic Teaching Collection, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES
2013 Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY
Visual Artist Award Fellow, The Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO
2012 Artist in Residence, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
The Kansas City Collection, Kansas City, MO
Urban Culture Projects Studio Residency, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO (since 2010)
2010 Kansas City Art Institute, Merit Award, Kansas City, MO (since 2006)
2009 Copaken Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
2008 The Kenneth R. Ferguson Scholarship, Kansas City, MO