Adam Parker Smith

River Gold, 11′ by 10′ by 3′, steel, foam, resin, plastic, faux orchids, resin-filled mylar, 2015

River Gold, 11′ by 10′ by 3′, steel, foam, resin, plastic, faux orchids, resin-filled mylar, 2015

Blue, resin, steel, foam, plastic, silk flowers, flameless candles, 7’ by 5.5’ by 2.5’, 2015

Blue, resin, steel, foam, plastic, silk flowers, flameless candles, 7’ by 5.5’ by 2.5’, 2015

Valley, 10′ by 10.5′ by 2.5′, steel, foam, resin, plastic, faux flowers, resin-filled mylar, 2015

Valley, 10′ by 10.5′ by 2.5′, steel, foam, resin, plastic, faux flowers, resin-filled mylar, 2015

Charlatan, 11.5’ x 10’ x 3’, steel, foam, resin, plastic, faux succulents, resin-filled mylar, 2015

Charlatan, 11.5’ x 10’ x 3’, steel, foam, resin, plastic, faux succulents, resin-filled mylar, 2015

(Detail) Charlatan, 11.5’ x 10’ x 3’, steel, foam, resin, plastic, faux succulents, resin-filled mylar, 2015

(Detail) Charlatan, 11.5’ x 10’ x 3’, steel, foam, resin, plastic, faux succulents, resin-filled mylar, 2015

Smear (Hannibal), 2014, resin, oil, blinds, 90” x 90”

Smear (Hannibal), 2014, resin, oil, blinds, 90” x 90”

Untitled, aluminum blinds, resin, 32” by 32”, 2014

Untitled, aluminum blinds, resin, 32” by 32”, 2014

(detail) Untitled, aluminum blinds, resin, 32” by 32”, 2014

(detail) Untitled, aluminum blinds, resin, 32” by 32”, 2014

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Liberator, 2014, resin, wood, formica, steel, 101” x 118” x 60”

Untitled (Wind Chimes), 2014. Resin, wind chime, chain. 37x7x6 in

Untitled (Wind Chimes), 2014. Resin, wind chime, chain. 37x7x6 in

American Totem, 2011, latex political masks, expandable foam, steel, 11’ tall

American Totem, 2011, latex political masks, expandable foam, steel, 11’ tall

[detail] American Totem, 2011, latex political masks, expandable foam, steel, 11’ tall

[detail] American Totem, 2011, latex political masks, expandable foam, steel, 11’ tall

Preggers, 2014. Venetian blinds, disco ball, wig, rubber balls, faux watermelon, soccer ball, faux tomato, dust mop. 18x12 ft

Preggers, 2014. Venetian blinds, disco ball, wig, rubber balls, faux watermelon, soccer ball, faux tomato, dust mop. 18×12 ft

Untitled (Chiffon), 2012. Oil on canvas, chiffon. 8x3 ft

Untitled (Chiffon), 2012. Oil on canvas, chiffon. 8×3 ft

Untitled (With Towel), 2014. Resin, wood, formica, steel, towel. 118 inches tall

Untitled (With Towel), 2014. Resin, wood, formica, steel, towel. 118 inches tall

Plunge, 2012. Oil on canvas, satin, American velvet. 48x96 in

Plunge, 2012. Oil on canvas, satin, American velvet. 48×96 in

Untitled (Dong), 2013. Antique mirror, frosting spray, resin. 26x28 in

Untitled (Dong), 2013. Antique mirror, frosting spray, resin. 26×28 in

Rock Hard in a Funky Place, 2011. Acrylic on canvas, poly femo. 72x48 in

Rock Hard in a Funky Place, 2011. Acrylic on canvas, poly femo. 72×48 in

Untitled (Face 3), 2013. Antique mirror, frosting spray, resin. 18x23 in

Untitled (Face 3), 2013. Antique mirror, frosting spray, resin. 18×23 in

Crush, 2012. Printed photo on canvas, human hair, fan. 60x40 in

Crush, 2012. Printed photo on canvas, human hair, fan. 60×40 in

Bottom 16, 2012. Foam, rope. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 16, 2012. Foam, rope. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 15, 2012. Foam, rope, studded leather belt, donut. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 15, 2012. Foam, rope, studded leather belt, donut. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 17, 2012. Foam, leather belts. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 17, 2012. Foam, leather belts. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 12, 2012. Foam, studded leather belt. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 12, 2012. Foam, studded leather belt. 22x24x50 in

Untitled (Kanye shutter shades, red to yellow), 2013. Aluminum, nylon, wood. 114x56 in

Untitled (Kanye shutter shades, red to yellow), 2013. Aluminum, nylon, wood. 114×56 in

Bottom 11, 2012. Foam, rope, formica, bungee, donut. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 11, 2012. Foam, rope, formica, bungee, donut. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 13, 2012. Foam, studded leather belt. 22x24x50 in

Bottom 13, 2012. Foam, studded leather belt. 22x24x50 in

Alien, 2013. Hand woven bracelets. 70x72 in

Alien, 2013. Hand woven bracelets. 70×72 in

The Absurd, 2014. Archival digital print. 82x60 in. Edition of 1

The Absurd, 2014. Archival digital print. 82×60 in. Edition of 1

 

 

ADAM PARKER SMITH

 

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITION

2014

Indefinite Free Time (with Robert Chase Heishman), LVL3, Chicago

Seriously, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco

2013

Angelyne, La Montagne Gallery, Boston

9:4:1, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn

2012

Forever 21, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco

Funny Business, Nordine ZIDOUN, Luxembourg

2011

Crush, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015

A Rare Earth Magnet, Derek Eller Gallery, New York

BOGO, Davidson Contemporary, New York

Making an Entrance, Robert Blumenthal Gallery/ LVL3, New York

Colors, Louis B. James, New York

Soft Core, Invisible Exports, New York

Not a Painting, The Hole, New York

What it Was (curated), Nurture Art, New York

Makers Mark, Regina Rex, New York

Green, Spring Break, New York

2014

Share This! Appropriation After Cynicism, Denny Gallery, New York

Cemeterium, Emerson Dorsch Gallery, Miami

Alpenliebe, Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-höhe, Austria

Grey Area, Bergdorf Goodman window, New York

2013

AB, Nomas Foundation, Rome

Cut and Paste, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Colorado

Thanks (curated), Lu Magnus, New York

2012

A Summer Group Show, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco

A Gleeful and Relentless Forward Moving of Time, Carmichael Gallery, Culver City

Young Curators, New Ideas IV, Meulensteen Gallery, New York

This Side of Paradise, Andrew Freedman House, New York

2011

Blind Spot, Airplane Gallery, New York

Shift Mindsets, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China

Al Ghaib, Aesthetics of the Disappearance, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE, and STUX, New York

2010

Growing Pains, Charles de Jonghe, Brussels, Belgium

The West at Sunset, Abrons Art Center, New York

Skowhegan at 92YTribeca, 92YTribeca, New York

Unveil, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia

Armed and Dangerous: The Art of the Arsenal, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield

 

EDUCATION

2008 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2001-2003 Tyler School of Art, Temple University, M.F.A. Painting

1996-2000 University of California at Santa Cruz, B.A. Painting

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015

July 20, The New Yorker, “Soft Core”

July 6, Cait Munro, ARTnetNews, “14 of the Best Summer Gallery Group Shows in New York”

March 11, Purple, “Highlights From Spring/Break Show at Skylight at Moynihan Station, New York”

March 6, Glen Roven, The Huffington Post, “Eating Art”

March 4, Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, “ Jam-Packed Spring/Break Art Show Pulls into Moynihan Station”

March 4, Kate Messinger, Paper, “ 20 Art Shows to See This Spring in NYC”

February 3, Brian Boucher, ARTnetNEWS, “When Is Artist-on-Artist Theft Okay?”

 

2014

August 26, Eviana Hartman, Dwell, “The Art of Compromise”

May 8, Laura Jaye Cramer, SF Weekly, “Seriously: Works by Adam Parker Smith at Ever Gold Gallery”

May 7, Kimberly Chun, San Fransisco Chronicle, “Adam Parker Smith: High and low cultural mix at Ever Gold”

April 29, Nathalie Danilovich, 7X7SF, “Superheroes, Stars, and Strange New Installations at SF’s Art Galleries”

April 2nd, Allyson Shiffman, Bedford and Bowery, “Adam Parker Smith at Brooklyn Artists Ball”

Febuary 21, Rebecca Bates, Architectural Digest, “Art and Fashion Intersect In Bergdorf Goodman’s Windows”

2013

Fall, Art Voices Magazine, “25 Artists to Watch and Collect”

May 28, Cate McQuaid, The Boston Globe, “A Much Larger Gambit”

May 8, Mateo Finale, The Boston Globe, “Critics’ Picks”

May 7, Lauren Scott Miller, The Huffington Post, “Theft and Building Community”

April 22, Jenni Crain, Whitewall Magazine, “Adam Parker Smith Stole 77 Artworks and Lived to Tell About It”

March 29, W. Mark Dendy, The Examiner, “Thievery is Part of The Process in Putting Together One Artist’s Exhibit”

March 28, Melena Ryzik, The New York Times, “Sticky Fingers Make the Show”

March 28, Paul D’agostino, The L Magazine, “Art Picks From Print”

March 13, Brian Boucher , Art in America, “Steal This Artwork: Adam Parker Smith Filches a Show”

March 8, Kristin Iversen, Brooklyn Magazine, “Storefront Bushwick: Art, Open to the Street”

Febuary 11, New York Magazine, “The Aprroval Matrix”

Febuary 4, Madison Mainwaring, Her Royal Majesty, “A Gallery Undone”

January 3, Katarina Hybenova, Bushwick Daily, “Adam Parker Smith @ Storefront Bushwick”

January 2, Paul D’Agostino, The L Magazine, “Brooklyn Art in 2013: What to Watch”

December 1, Alexander Bigman, SFAQ, “Forever 21″

2012

November 14, Kimberly Chun, San Francisco Chronicle, “Adam Parker Smith at Ever Gold”

November 14, Ben Valentine, Hyperallergic.com, “Ferris Bueller, Vodkamellons, and Other Youthful Follies”

September, Modern Painters, “Hot Picks”

July 10, Chloe Wyma, ARTINFO, “Bright Young Things”

June 12, Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic.com, “9 Artist to Watch from the 2012 Bushwick Open Studios”

Jun 7, Paddy Johnson, ARTFAGCITY.com, Bushwick Basel: “Best in Show”

May 5, Tina Orlandini, The Huffington Post, “Reinventing the Pop-up Gallery With Sights on Community”

May 31, NY Arts Magazine, “Four Shows To See During Bushwick Open Studios”

March 27, Jaime Rojo and Steven Harrington, The Huffington Post, “Poor House for the Rich Revitalized by the Arts”

March 21, Paul D’ Agostino, The L Magazine, “Phantasmagoria and Phalli at Ghost Face”