Adam Parker Smith

Installation View, "Forever 21", 2012

Installation view, "Forever 21", 2012


Adam Parker Smith

Adam Parker Smith received his BA from the University of California at Santa Cruz and his MFA from Tyler School of Art. He has attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Sculpture Space, Bemis, Djerassi, Jentel, and Atlantic Center for the Arts. His work has been shown widely in the USA as well as internationally at Urbis, Manchester, England, Nordine Zidoun, Luxembourg, Priska Juschka, New York, The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Berkshire Museum, Massachusetts, The Soap Factory Minneapolis, Painted Bride, Philadelphia, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, and the Maraya Art Centre in Sharjah, U.A.E. Smith lives and works in New York.

Crush, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, 2011
Over The Hills and Far Away, Galerie Sho Contemporary, Tokyo, 2010
Thriller, Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, 2010
The Bad, The Bad, The Bad, University of Maryland, 2010
A Greek Play With a Main Character Named Oblivious, Priska Juschka, New York, 2009
Be Hapi, Allen Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, 2009
Royal Turn, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, 2009
Bold as Love, New York University Broadway Windows, 2009
Please Allow Me to Introduce Myself, Nordine ZIDOUN, Luxembourg, 2008
Bold as Love, Priska Juschka, New York, 2007
Sweetness, Painted Bride, Philadelphia, 2006
Nylon Bereavement, Peng Gallery, Philadelphia, 2006
It Feels Good to be Faithful to You, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts, 2005-2006
Thesis Show, Temple Gallery, Rome, 2003

Al Ghaib, Aesthetics of the Disappearance, Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE, 2011
Shift Mindsets, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China 2011
Growing Pains, Charles de Jonghe, Brussels, Belgium 2010
The West at Sunset, Abrons Art Center, New York, 2010
If You See Nothing Say Something, Invisible Dog, Brooklyn, New York, 2010
Skowhegan at 92YTribeca, 92YTribeca, New York, 2010
Unveil, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, 2010
Armed and Dangerous: The Art of the Arsenal, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, 2010
Thread Baring, Union Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, 2009
The Austerity Cookbook, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, 2009
Commissioned Special Project, Scope, New York, 2009
State of the Art: New York, Urbis, Manchester, England, 2008
Feast of Burden, TSST Gallery, Hong Kong, 2008
Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, 2008
Summertime In Paris, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, QC, 2008
Galerie Nordine ZIDOUN, Paris, France 2008
Home Base Project, New York, NY 2008
VOXXOXO, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, 2007
I Died For Beauty, Newman Popiashvili, New York, 2007
Working Space 07, Cuchifritos, New York, 2007
Tyler Victory Show, The IceBox, Philadelphia, 2007
Pay to Play, Black Floor Gallery, Philadelphia 2006
Art Obituaries, Columbia University, New York 2006
Works On Paper, Arcadia University, Philadelphia, 2006
Entangled Orbits: You Could Be Me, Group Exhibition, Play Space Gallery, San Francisco, 2005
Selected Works on Paper, Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, 2005
Baltimore Bound, MICA, Baltimore, 2005
Biennial M.F.A. Group Exhibition, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, 2003
Forum Tiber performance and video with Pat Oleszko, L’Aquario Romano, Rome, 2003

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

Triangle Arts Residency Program, 2010/2011
Swing Space Residency Program, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, 2011
Sculpture Space Residency Program, 2010
Elizabeth Foundation Studio Space, 2009/2010
Djerassi Residency, 2009
Blue Mountain Artist Residency 2008
Atlantic Center for the Arts, 2008
Jentel, 2008
Bemis, 2007/2008
Blue Sky Program, Illinois, 2007
Chashama Studio Program, New York, 2006/2008
Artists Alliance Inc, Rotating Studio Program, New York, 2006
Artists in Residence Program, Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership, 2006

BIBLIOGRAPHY, “The Art of Adam Parker Smith”, March 22, 2011
David Everitt Howe, Art Review, “The West at Sunset”, March 2011
Deirdre Hering, The L Magazine, “See Something Among Works That Say Nothing”, June 23 2010
Manya Scheps, Philadelphia Weekly, “Value City”, May 4, 2010
Rachel Wolff, Whitewall Magazine, “New Artist Profile”, Issue 17, Spring 2010
Jonathan Wallis, City Paper Philadelphia, ““Unveil” at Tiger Strikes Asteroid”, January 19, 2010
Ian Bourland,, “Critics pick, The Austerity Cookbook”, September/ October, 2009
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, “Humble Fabric Takes Center Stage”, April 30, 2009
Stacey Dewolfe, Montreal Mirror, “Guns N’ Antlers”, June/July, 2009
Art World, “Urbis Delivers Hot Stuff From New York”, April / May. 2009
Angela Kelly, Trafford Metro News, “Big Apple Art, but Bite-sized”, April 15, 2009
Karen Rosenberg, The New York Times, “Toplessness and Taxidermy in Art Fairs Surrounding Armory”, March 7, 2009
Didier Damiani, d’Land Kultur, “Corpus Christi Amen”, January 30, 2009
Laetitia Collin, La Voix, “Un Materialism Encombant”, January 19, 2009
Francesco Amorosino, Nanni Magazine, “Adam Parker Smith: il futile tramonto immediate”, January 25, 2009
Pablo Chimiente, Les Loisirs, “Drole De Communion”, January 14, 2009
Allison Gibson, Beautiful Decay, Issue Y, 2008
Benjamin Genocchio, The New York Times, “In Peekskill, 2 Shows of Raw Works”, September 26, 2008
Michael Harvey, Art in America, “Review of Exhibitions”, May, 2008
Sarah Schmerler, New York Post, “Change of Art”, March 29, 2008
R.C. Baker, Village Voice, “Recommendations by R.C. Baker”, December 18 2007
Fiber Arts, “Artist and Teens: Bold as Love”, Nov/Dec 2007
Benjamin Genocchio, The New York Times, “Love, Without Makeup”, April 9, 2006
Lori Hill, City Paper Philadelphia, “Whales and Jails”, February 2-8, 2006
Lex Chalat, Philadelphia Weekly, “Editor’s Picks”, February 1, 2006

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