Adam Parker Smith

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

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

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

Mate, 2014. Archival digital print. 16x20 in. Edition of 3

Mate, 2014. Archival digital print. 16×20 in. Edition of 3

It’s a Girl, 2013. Antique mirror, frosting spray, resin. 27x31 in

It’s a Girl, 2013. Antique mirror, frosting spray, resin. 27×31 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

 

 

Solo Exhibtions

2014 Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, Seriously

2013 La Montagne Gallery, Boston, Angelyne

Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, 9:4:1

2012 Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, Forever 21

Nordine ZIDOUN, Luxembourg, Funny Business

2011 Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, Crush

2010 Galerie Sho Contemporary, Tokyo, Over The Hills and Far Away

University of Maryland, The Bad, The Bad, The Bad

2009 Parisian Laundry, Montreal, Royal Turn

New York University Broadway Windows, Bold as Love

2008 Nordine ZIDOUN, Luxembourg, Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014 Alpenliebe, Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-höhe, Austria

Grey Area, Bergdorf Goodman window, New York

2013 (con)TEXT, Sharon Arts Center, New Hampshire

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

Post Acid, Small Black Door, New York

Ghost Face, Bobby Redd Project Space, New York

This Side of Paradise, Andrew Freedman House, New York

2011 Blind Spot, Airplane Gallery, New York

Shift Mindsets, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China

Cowboy Mouth, St. Cecilia’s, New York

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

2009 The Austerity Cookbook, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis

2008 State of the Art: New York, Urbis, Manchester, England

Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Summertime In Paris, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, QC

Galerie Nordine ZIDOUN, Paris, France

 

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

 

HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS

2012 AIRspace Residency, Abrons Art Center

Wave Hill Winter Residency Program

2011 Triangle Arts Residency Program

Swing Space Residency Program, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council

2010 Sculpture Space Residency Program

Elizabeth Foundation Studio Space

2009 Djerassi Residency

2008 Atlantic Center for the Arts

Jentel

Bemis

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014 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 21, Paddy Johnson, Art F City, “Highlights From the Brooklyn Artists Ball”

April 18, Melena Ryzik, The New York Times, “At Brooklyn Museum’s Artists Ball, Some Words From Ai Weiwei and Unusual Doughnuts”

April 17, Allyson Shiffman, Bedford and Bowery, “The Brooklyn Artists Ball Had It All: Crocheted Skulls, Foam Butts, and Padma”

April 17, Amanda Gordon, Bloomberg/Businessweek, “Scene Last Night: Kehinde Wiley, Ingrassia, Cashin, Puth”

April 16, Kate Seward, Art in America, “Jenny Holzer, Ai Weiwei, Kehinde Wiley Honored at Brooklyn Museum Artists Ball”

April, Alexandria Symonds, Interview Magazine, “The Brooklyn Artists Ball Sets the Table”

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

February 6, Carlos J. Fonts, Musee Magazine, “Art Matters! Ten Artists for Ten Spaces at Bergdorf Goodman”

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”

2011 September 21, Benjamin Sutton, The L Magazine, “Ten Must-Sees at This Weekend’s DUMBO Arts Festival”

August, Nie Yiting, Artforum.com, “Critics pick, Guangdong Times Museum”

March, David Everitt Howe, Art Review, “The West at Sunset”

2010 June 23, Deirdre Hering, The L Magazine, “See Something Among Works That Say Nothing”

May , Manya Scheps, Philadelphia Weekly, “Value City”

Spring, Rachel Wolff, Whitewall Magazine, “New Artist Profile”, Issue 17

January 19, Jonathan Wallis, City Paper Philadelphia, ““Unveil” at Tiger Strikes Asteroid”

2009 September/ October, Ian Bourland, Artforum.com, “Critics pick, The Austerity Cookbook”

June/July, Stacey Dewolfe, Montreal Mirror, “Guns N’ Antlers”

April / May, Art World, “Urbis Delivers Hot Stuff From New York”

April 30, Roberta Smith, The New York Times, “Humble Fabric Takes Center Stage”

April 15, Angela Kelly, Trafford Metro News, “Big Apple Art, but Bite-sized”

March 7, Karen Rosenberg, The New York Times, “Toplessness and Taxidermy in Art Fairs Surrounding Armory”

January 30, Didier Damiani, d’Land Kultur, “Corpus Christi Amen”

January 25, Francesco Amorosino, Nanni Magazine, “Adam Parker Smith: il futile tramonto immediate”

January 19, Laetitia Collin, La Voix, “Un Materialism Encombant”

January 14, Pablo Chimiente, Les Loisirs, “Drole De Communion”

2008 Allison Gibson, Beautiful Decay, Issue Y

September 26, Benjamin Genocchio, The New York Times, “In Peekskill, 2 Shows of Raw Works”

May, Michael Harvey, Art in America, “Review of Exhibitions”

March 29, Sarah Schmerler, New York Post, “Change of Art”

2007 December 18, R.C. Baker, Village Voice, “Recommendations by R.C. Baker”

Nov/Dec, Fiber Arts, “Artist and Teens: Bold as Love”

2006 February 5, William Pym, ArtForum.com, “Pay to Play”

April 9, Benjamin Genocchio, The New York Times, “Love, Without Makeup”

February 2-8, Lori Hill, City Paper Philadelphia, “Whales and Jails”

February 1, Lex Chalat, Philadelphia Weekly, “Editor’s Picks”