Falling Fox

Plywood, ink, acrylic paint 89 x 68 x 20 cm 35 x 27 x 8 ''

Born in 1972, Dallas, USA.

 

EN

Shawn Smith was born in 1972 in Dallas, where he attended Arts Magnet High School and Brookhaven College, before graduating from Washington University in St. Louis with a BFA in Printmaking in 1995. Smith received his MFA in Sculpture from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 2005. He has received artist-in-residencies from the Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, and the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, France. In 1996, Smith was a recipient of the Clare Hart DeGolyer grant from the Dallas Museum of Art.

In 2006, he was commissioned to create a monumental public sculpture in San Francisco. In 2012, his work will be included in "40 Under 40: Craft Futures" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery. Smith currently resides in Austin, Texas.

Smith’s work has been exhibited at Hå Gamle Prestegard, National Art and Culture Center of Norway, and throughout the United States including the Austin Museum of Art, Arthouse at the Jones Center (Austin), Galveston Art Center, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), Southern Exposure (San Francisco), Oakland Arts Museum, Berkeley Art Center, Richmond Art Center, di Rosa Art and Nature Preserve (Napa), Dean Lesher Center for the Arts (California), Holter Museum of Art (Montana), Northwest Art Center (North Dakota), Lawndale Art Center (Houston), Guerilla Arts (Dallas),Wichita Falls Museum of Art, the Armory Art Center (Florida), Scion Installation Center (Los Angeles), the Grace Museum (Abilene, TX) and the McKinney Avenue Contemporary (Dallas), among others.

 

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Shawn Smith est né en 1972 à Dallas, Texas, où il étudia au Lycée Arts Magnet et à l'université de Brookhaven avant d'être diplômé de l'université de Washington de St Louis, MO avec un magistère en impression en 1995. Smith obtient son master en sculpture à l'université californienne des arts de San Francisco en 2005. Il obtient une résidence de la Kala Art Institute de Berkeley, CA et de la Cité Internationale des Arts de Paris, France. En 1996, Smith est boursier de la Clare Hart DeGolyer Cie de Musée des Arts de Dallas.

Les oeuvres de Shawn Smith sont exposés à Hå Gamle Prestegard, National Art and Culture Center, Norvège, et à travers les Etats-Unis notamment à Austin Museum of Art, Arthouse at the Jones Center (Austin), Galveston Art Center, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco), Southern Exposure (San Francisco), Oakland Arts Museum, Berkeley Art Center, Richmond Art Center, di Rosa Art and Nature Preserve (Napa), Dean Lesher Center for the Arts (California), Holter Museum of Art (Montana), Northwest Art Center (North Dakota), Lawndale Art Center (Houston), Guerilla Arts (Dallas),Wichita Falls Museum of Art, the Armory Art Center (Florida), Scion Installation Center (Los Angeles), the Grace Museum (Abilene, TX) and the McKinney Avenue Contemporary (Dallas), among others.

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Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2015 

Pixels de la vie sauvage, Galerie Mark Hachem, Paris, FRANCE

Pixels, Predators and Prey, Artisphere, Arlington, USA 

Pixels, Predators and Prey, GrayDUCK Gallery, Austin,USA

 

2013 

Doppelnature. Now Contemporary Art, Miami, FL, USA

Shawn Smith. Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, USA

 

2012 

Shawn Smith.  Hå Gamle Prestegard, Norwegian National Art and Culture Center, NORWAY

 

2011 

Re-Things, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, USA

 

2010 

Absence,Guerilla Arts, Dallas, USA

 

2009 

Vicious Venue, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, USA

Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, USA

 

2006 

In All Probability,Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

2004 

Fictional Realities, Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

2001 

Works of Leisure.  Michael Martin Gallery, San Francisco, USA

 

1999 

Studio Gallery, Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, USA

 

1995 

Works on Paper.  Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, FRANCE

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015 

Group Show, Now Contemporary Art, Miami, USA

 

2014 

LA Wood., Santa Monica, USA

MAC@20.  The MAC, Dallas, USA

Red Turner Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, USA

ScupltCAD: Rapid Artists. One Arts Plaza, Dallas, USA

Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco: Now Contemporary Art, San Mateo, USA

 

2013 

Idle Hands, Santa Fe, USA

Transfiguration., Austin, USA

ScupltCAD: Rapid Artists. One Arts Plaza, Dallas, USA

 

2012 

40 Under 40: Craft Futures. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, USA

Resolve, New York, USA

Obsessive Worlds. Alexandria Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA

 

2011 

Art Prize 2011. Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, USA

Kinzelman Show. Gensler Architecture, Houston, USA

The People's Gallery Exhibition. Austin City Hall, Austin, USA         

 

2010 

Pixel Pushers. Scion Installation, Los Angeles, USA

SculptCAD Rapid Artists. Anaheim, CA & One Arts Plaza, Dallas, USA

 

2009 

Drawn, Austin, USA

Stimulate, Dallas, USA

 

2008 

New Art in Austin: 20 to Watch.  Austin Museum of Art, Austin, USA

30 Years: 30 Artists.  Brookhaven College, Farmers Branch, USA

 

2007 

Into the Wild, 101 California Street, San Francisco, USA

 

2006 

Recent Acquisitions. di Rosa Art and Nature Preserve, Napa, USA

 

2005 

Diorama Show, San Francisco, USA

 

2004 

Fluid Exchange, Berkeley, USA

 

2003 

San Francisco International Art Exposition. Fort Mason, San Francisco, USA

 

2002 

New Art ‘02, Boston, USA

In Other Words, Second City Council, Long Beach, USA

 

2001 

New American Talent 16.  Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, USA

 

2000 

Next Text. Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, USA

 

1999 

Needle Art, Dean Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, USA

 

1998 

California Small Works.  California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, USA

 

1997 

Doppel Fountain.  SKS' Fibro-Gen Building.  Monumental Stainless Steel Sculpture, SF, USA