TIFFANY SMITH
tiffanysmithphoto@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2015  MFA Photo, Video and Related Media - School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2007  BFA Photography; Graphic Design Minor - Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

2001  AA Film Production - Miami-Dade College, Miami, FL


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018  NE9: The Fruit and the Seed - National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas

         Thank You for the Souvenir - Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA (Solo Exhibition)

         In the Future When... - Welancora Gallery, Brooklyn, NY    

         San Gennaro 2018 - Baxter St. CCNY, New York, NY

         Family Room - I am CaribBEING, Brooklyn, NY    

         A Moment in the Sun - Recess Assembly, Brooklyn, NY (Solo Exhibition)   

         It Just Sort of Happens One Day - Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY

         Citizen - Yeh Gallery, St. John’s University, Queens, NY

         Legacy of the Cool: A Tribute to Barkley L. Hendricks - Bakalar & Paine Galleries, MassArt, Boston, MA

2017  Up-Root - Periphery Space, Pawtucket, RI (Co-Curator)

         Miami is Nice - SpaceCamp, Baltimore, MD

         The Future is (Black) Femme - Atype, Newy York, NY

         Predator, Twilight, Edible - Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA  

         Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial - Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

         Re: Art Show One Year Anniversary Show - (Alternative space - reclaimed Pfizer facility), Brooklyn, NY  

         A Dark Rock Surged Upon - Garner Arts Festival, Garnerville, NY

         Round 46 | Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter at Project Row Houses -

             (collective project co-curated by Ryan N. Dennis and Simone Leigh) - Project Row Houses, Houston, Texas

         Black Artstory, The Altar: Rituals of Healing in the African Diaspora - Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY

         SPRING/BREAK Art Show - Conde Nast building, Times Square, NYC   

         Jamaica Biennial 2017 - National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica

         Plant Life - Space Create, Newburgh, NY (Solo Exhibition)   

         For Tropical Girls... - The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY (Solo Exhibition)    

2016  Make Me Feel Like A Woman - (curated by Wardell Milan), Long Gallery, Harlem, NY

         Re: Art Show - (Alternative space - reclaimed Pfizer facility), Brooklyn, NY  

         Psychedelic Pantry Party - Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY  (Screening)

         Flux Art Fair, Harlem - Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem, NY  (Public Project)

         Color of the Year - presented by X-Rite and Pantone, UICA, Grand Rapids, MI

         All Your Wide Futures, The Gateway Project, Newark, NJ (Public Project)

2015  SAMO Journey - Photo NOLA, PORT, New Orleans, LA

         International Photo Festival, Leiden, The Netherlands

         Photoville 2015, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York, NY

         Ticka Arts, O2 Gallery, Austin, TX

         Licking the Trigger, SVA Gramercy Gallery, New York, NY

         MFA Photo/Video 2015 Thesis, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

2014  Jamaica Biennial 2014, National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Seph Rodney, “An Exhibition in the Bahamas Crosses Boundaries and Borders” hyperallergic.com, March 28, 2019

Jen Shepard, “A Funeral and a Tourist Trap” thecoastalpost.com, February 25, 2019

Bitch Media, Bitch: Feminist Response to Pop Culture, Travel Issue #79, Summer 2018, 45-49, Print.

Diana Budds, “How a Brooklyn art gallery is fighting mass incarceration”, Curbed NY, ny.curbed.com, April 20, 2018

Greg Cook, “Reenvisioning Black Pride And Identity In The Barkley Hendricks Tribute ‘Legacy Of The Cool’”, Wonderland, gregcookland.com/wonderland, March 1 2018

Pamela Reynolds, “MassArt's Barkley L. Hendricks Tribute 'Legacy Of The Cool' Is Too Hot To Overlook”, The ARTery, wbur.org/artery, February 09, 2018

Adolfo Steve Vazquez, “International Women’s Day feature - Tiffany Smith Visual Artist / Queens Collaborator”, queenscapes.nyc, March 8, 2018

Brittany Britto, “Baltimore couple draw on 'Golden Girls' as inspiration for art exhibit, and their wedding'” The Baltimore Sun, baltimoresun.com, October 6, 2017

Bronx Calling: The Fourth AIM Biennial Catalog,  July, 2017, The Bronx Museum of the Arts. Print.

Suhaly Bautista-Carolina, “Tiffany Smith: The Perpetual Tourist'” Art Slant,  artslant.com, February 2, 2017

Barbara Gallo Farrell, “Artist's vision unfolds like 'tropicolor melodrama'” Poughkeepsie Journal, poughkeepsiejournal.com, January 25, 2017

Ashlin Randolph, “Black Women Artists Matter: In conversation with Tiffany Smith” newmuseum.tumblr.com, October 2016

“Faculty Member Wardell Milan in Conversation with Tiffany Smith” mfaphoto.sva.edu/alicemag, October,  2016

Jacqueline Cantu & Markee Speyer, Ginger Zine (cover) Issue No. 5, 2016: 39-45. Gingerzine.net

Seph Rodney, “A Gateway into the Newark Art Scene” hyperallergic.com, July 28, 2016

Martha Schwendener, “4 Non-Frieze Art Fairs to Explore This Weekend”, mobile.nytimes.com, May 5, 2016

“New York’s Photoville” cbsnews.com, September 20, 2015

The 2014 Jamaica Biennial Catalogue, exhibition catalog, December, 2014, The National Gallery of Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica. Print.

Allison Hersh, “Facing the music: hip-hop's vibrant culture,” savannahnnow.com, July 20, 2007


AWARDS / HONORS / GRANTS

2019      EnFoco Photography Fellowship Awardee

2018      2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Interdisciplinary Work from The New York Foundation for the Arts

2017      PDN 30 2017 Nominee

2016      Art Slant Prize 2016 Winner - 2nd Place

               Marcus Garvey Park Alliance grant

               PDN 30 2016 Nominee

               Baxter Street, CCNY Annual Juried Competition, Honorable Mention, New York

               2015 Baxter Street, CCNY Annual Juried Competition, Honorable Mention, New York


ARTIST LECTURES / PRESENTATIONS / WORKSHOPS

2018      Artist Talk - “NE:9 The Fruit and the Seed” Exhibition, NAGB, Nassau, Bahamas, December, 2018

               Artist Talk - “Thank You for the Souvenir” Exhibition, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA, October 2018

               Artist Talk - “In the Future When...” Exhibition, Curated by Daricia Mia Demarr, featuring Damien Davis, Delano Dunn

                                  and Tiffany Smith, moderated by Antwaun Sargent,  Welancora Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, October, 2018

               Workshop - “The Black School” Photo Workshop, Sugar Hill Children’s Museum, New York, NY, November, 2018

               Lecture/Presentation - Guest Lecturer Presentations at ICP, New York, NY


2017      Lecture/Presentation - “Shifting Discourses” with Teju Cole and Daniel Johnson, SVA MFA Photo/Video,

               New York, NY, September 2017

               Artist Talk - “For Tropical Girls..” Exhibition, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY, March 2017

               Lecture/Presentation - Guest Lecturer Presentations at ICP, New York, NY


2016      Workshop - “The Black School” Photo Workshop, Brooklyn, NY, December 2016

               Lecture/Presentation - “Performing the Continent: Re-Imagining African Identities Through Multidisciplinary Art Practices”   

               Moderator: Nikki A. Greene, Panelists: Rashayla Marie Brown, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Helina Metaferia, Tiffany Smith; BLACK

               PORTRAITURE[S] III: Reinventions: Strains of Histories and Cultures, Johannesburg, South Africa, November 2016

               Artist Talk - “All Your Wide Futures” Exhibition, Gateway Project Spaces, Newark, NJ, March 2016


ARTIST RESIDENCIES

2017       Bronx AIM Program, Bronx Museum, NY, Summer 2017

                Malba Arts Project, Malba, Queens, NY, August 2017

2016       Wassaic Artist Residency, Wassaic, NY, August 2016


TEACHING

2019       Visiting Assistant Professor, Photography Department, Pratt University, Brooklyn, NY

2018       Visiting Assistant Professor, Photography Department, Pratt University, Brooklyn, NY

                Instructor, Digital Photography, Harlem School of the Arts, Harlem, NY


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