Stephen Smith British, b. 1975

Smith holds his MA, Sequential Design and Illustration, University of Brighton and BA, Honours, Illustration, University of the West of England. The artist is the recipient of the British Council Visual Arts Award, 2008 and the Arts Council of England Visual Arts Award, 2006 and has had numerous solo exhibitions including Mini Galerie, Amsterdam, 2019 and 2016; Mu, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 2010 and Helium Cowboy Gallery, Hamburg, Germany, 2008, 2007 and 2006. In addition, Smith has exhibited extensively in group exhibitions all over the world such as Galleri Kant, Fanø, Denmark, 2019; Galerie Slika, Lyon, France, 2019; Galleri Kant, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2019; Sid Motion Gallery, London, 2018; Schau Fenster, Berlin, Germany, 2018; Delimbo Gallery, Seville, Spain, 2018; Galerie Celal M13, Paris, France, 2017; Code Art Fair, Copenhagen, 2017; Hestercombe Gallery, Somerset, UK, 2016; Minigalerie, Amsterdam, 2015; Back Lane West, Cornwall, UK, 2014; Protein Gallery, London, 2013; Collyer Bristow Gallery, London, 2012; Tintype Gallery, London, 2011; Galleries Goldstein, London, 2011; Meeatings 23, Barcelona, Spain, 2011; SIA Gallery, Sheffield, UK, 2010; Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, California, 2010; Iguapop Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, 2009; Nam June Paik Centre, South Korea, 2008; Calm and Punk Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, 2008; Helium Cowboy Gallery at Scope Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland, 2008; Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, 2006 and the 2003 Centre de Cultura Contemporània, Barcelona, Spain.

Smith has held various artist residencies such the Hestercombe Gallery and the Plymouth Arts Centre, Batter Street Studio, Residency, 2016; California Institute of the Arts Residency, 2014; Unknown Fields Division, Chernobyl, Aral Sea and Russian Space Centre, 2011.