Bio

Mike Peter Smith

mike@othermikesmith.com

Education

2013    Associate, Division of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History, NY, NY
2000    MFA in Sculpture, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1997    BFA in Sculpture, Minor in Mathematics, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Solo Exhibitions

2007    Void Thoughts on Remote Time, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2006    Hominid Vacation, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
2005    … and other stories, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004    John in the Desert, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2003    Bad Star, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1997    Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
1996    Specific Objects, University of Utah, Union Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Group Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions

2012    In Search Of, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
In Search Of, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Bionic Garden, FluxFactory, Long Island City, NY
First Contact, Field Projects, New York, NY

2012    Bionic Garden, FluxFactory, Long Island City, NY
2011    Liminal Narrative, Guest Spot, Baltimore, MD
For, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, NY
Target First Saturdays:  Clean Penny Service, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
2009        NADA’s County Affair, 395 Flatbush Ave Ext, Brooklyn, NY
You Killed My Pretty Things, St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Scattered Logic, Texas Firehouse, Long Island City, NY
Give Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
No Money, No Problem, The Invisible Dog Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
DiSoRgAnizEd, Museum 52, New York, NY
Growing Like a Weed, Roebling Storefront, Brooklyn, NY
2008        Solid Gold, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Romancing the Skull, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007        NYNYNY, FluxFactory, Long Island City, NY
Pulse New York, Jeff Bailey Gallery & Ambrosino Gallery, New York, NY, Art Fair
Hard Times, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY2009    NADA’s County Affair, 395 Flatbush Ave Ext, Brooklyn, NY
You Killed My Pretty Things, St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Scattered Logic, Texas Firehouse, Long Island City, NY
Give Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
No Money, No Problem, The Invisible Dog Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
DiSoRgAnizEd, Museum 52, New York, NY
Growing Like a Weed, Roebling Storefront, Brooklyn, NY
2008    Solid Gold, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Romancing the Skull, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007    NYNYNY, FluxFactory, Long Island City, NY
Pulse New York, Jeff Bailey Gallery & Ambrosino Gallery, New York, NY, International Art Fair
Hard Times, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2006    Pulse Miami, Jeff Bailey Gallery & Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL, International Art Fair
YMCA Benefit Auction, Greenpoint, NY
All Terrain: Perspectives on Landscape, Parkland Art Gallery, Champaign, IL
Paradise Lost, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
Parts to the Whole, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, NY
2005    Pulse Miami, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Miami, FL, International Art Fair
Scope Hamptons, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Hamptons, NY, International Art Fair
2004    Scope Miami, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Miami Beach, FL
Silent Auction, Art In General, New York, NY
Face Off, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
Constructed Realities, Southeastern Louisiana University, CCA, Hammond, LA
Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Some Exhaust, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
Art Chicago, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL, International Art Fair
Cakewalk, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
AIM 24, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Terrorvision, Exit Art, New York, NY
The Armory Show, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, New York, NY
Plane and Elevation, Art In General, New York, NY
2003    Plastic Fantastic, 1926 Exhibition Studies Space, Chicago, IL
Art Work, Chela Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Doing Business: Dysfunctional Corporate Culture, Contemporary Art Galleries -
University of Connecticut, Storrs & Stamford, CT, Traveling Exhibition
Art Chicago, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL, International Art Fair
American Dream, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
The Storefront, Weather Records, Greenpoint, NY
2002    Escape, Standard Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Chicago, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL, International Art Fair
2001    Light, Renaissance Society Benefit Auction, Chicago, IL
Models and Materials, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Summer Show, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
2000    Multiples, NFA Space & Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
2000    Fantastic Voyage, 6100 S. Blackstone, Chicago, IL
New Talent 2, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
Electraslip Knife, 2153 W. Division, Chicago, IL
MFA Thesis Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1999    The Multiples Show, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
1998    The Multiples Show, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Mixed Media & Works on Paper, Union Pacific Depot Building, Salt Lake City, UT (Juried Exhibition)
1997    Graduating Senior Show, University of Utah, Department of Art and Art History, Salt Lake City, UT
1996    Springville Annual Art Exhibition, Springville, UT (Juried Exhibition)

Notable Collections

New York Historical Society, New York, NY
Microsoft Art Collection, Redmond, WA
Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI
Martina Batan, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY

Reviews

2008    Flora and Fauna, NY Arts Magazine, Voices, Mike Peter Smith, May-June
2007    Talking Shop with Jeff Bailey Gallery, Chelsea Now, Shane McAdams, January 19-25, pp. 21-22
2006    Mike Peter Smith, Sculpture Magazine, Polly Ullrich, May pp. 70-71
2005    Nauman’s fountains are not just freewheeling fun, The Chicago Tribune, Alan Artner, Oct. 14
2004    Mike Peter Smith, “John in the Desert”, The New York Times, Grace Glueck, October 1
Voice Choices, Shortlist, The Village Voice, Kim Levin, September 8-14
Escape From the Ordinary, NY Arts, Danielle Augusta Cannon, July/August
Multimedia Celebration of the Tart and Quirky, The Miami Herald, Elisa Turner, June 29
Batter Up, Miami New Times, Michelle Weinberg, June 10
2003    Biting the Hand That Feeds Them, The New York Times, Benjamin Genocchio, December 7
2003    Handle With Care, The Baltimore City Paper, Blake de Pastino, April 23
2001    A Meticulous Dane, The Chicago Tribune, Alan G. Artner, August 17

Awards/Grants/Lectures

2004    Artist In The Marketplace Program, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY,
2003    Visiting Artist, Sculpture Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2002    Slide Slam, Art In General, New York, NY, Group Slide Lecture
2001    Visiting Artist, Parsons, The New School, Foundation Sculpture Class, New York, NY
2000    First Year Program Series Lecture, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2000    MFA Graduate Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1999    First Place Custom Action Figure Contest, Toyfare Magazine, Congers, NY
1997    Individual Artist’s Grant, The Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, UT
1996    Utah Traveling Exhibition Program, Springville, UT

Mike Peter Smith
2101 Bedford Ave. 6H
Brooklyn, NY 11221
othermikesmith@gmail.com

Education

2000    Master of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1997     Bachelor of Fine Arts, Minor in Mathematics, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Solo Exhibitions

2007     Void Thoughts, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2006     Hominid Vacation, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
2005    … and other stories, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004     John in the Desert, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2003     Bad Star, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1997    Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
1996     Specific Objects, University of Utah, Union Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT

Group Exhibitions

2012 In Search Of, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
In Search Of, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Bionic Garden, FluxFactory, Long Island City, NY
First Contact, Field Projects, New York, NY
2011 Liminal Narrative, Guest Spot, Baltimore, MD
For, Wayfarers, Brooklyn, NY
2009     You Killed My Pretty Things, St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Scattered Logic, Texas Firehouse, Long Island City, NYGive Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Growing Like a Weed, Roebling Storefront, Brooklyn, NY
2008     Solid Gold, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
Romancing the Skull, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007     NYNYNY, FluxFactory, Long Island City, NY
Hard Times, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2006 All Terrain: Perspectives on Landscape, Parkland Art Gallery, Champaign, IL
Paradise Lost, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, NY
Parts to the Whole, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA
The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, NY
2004    Face Off, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
Constructed Realities, Southeastern Louisiana University CCA, Hammond, LA
Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Some Exhaust, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
Cakewalk, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL
AIM 24, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
Terrorvision, Exit Art, New York, NY
Plane and Elevation, Art In General, New York, NY
2003     Plastic Fantastic, 1926 Exhibition Studies Space, Chicago, IL
Art Work, Chela Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Doing Business: Dysfunctional Corporate Culture, Contemporary Art Galleries -
University of Connecticut, Storrs & Stamford, CT, Traveling Exhibition
2003   American Dream, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
The Storefront, Weather Records, Greenpoint, NY
2002     Escape, Standard Gallery, Chicago, IL
2001     Models and Materials, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
The Summer Show, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL
2000    Multiples, NFA Space & Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
2000     Fantastic Voyage, 6100 S. Blackstone, Chicago, IL
New Talent 2, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
Electraslip Knife, 2153 W. Division, Chicago, IL
MFA Thesis Exhibition, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1999     The Multiples Show, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
1998     The Multiples Show, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Mixed Media & Works on Paper, Union Pacific Depot, Salt Lake City, UT
1997     BFA Exhibition, University of Utah, Dept. of Art and Art History, SLC, UT
1996     Springville Annual Art Exhibition, Springville, UT

Performance – Clean Penny Service

2012 Sculpture Center, LIC Block Party, Long Island City, NY
2011 Brooklyn Museum, Target First Saturdays,  Clean Penny Service, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Convent of St. Cecilia, Heed The Machine Illustrious, Brooklyn, NY
2009     NADA’s County Affair, 395 Flatbush Ave Ext, Brooklyn, NY
No Money, No Problem, The Invisible Dog Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
DiSoRgAnizEd, Museum 52, New York, NY

Charity Auctions

2006 YMCA Benefit Auction, Greenpoint, NY

2004    Silent Auction, Art In General, New York, NY

2001     Light, Renaissance Society Benefit Auction, Chicago, IL

Art Fairs

2007     Pulse New York, Jeff Bailey Gallery & Ambrosino Gallery, New York, NY

2006 Pulse Miami, Jeff Bailey Gallery & Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL

2005 Pulse Miami, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Miami, FL

Scope Hamptons, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Hamptons, NY

2004    Scope Miami, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

Art Chicago, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL

The Armory Show, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, New York, NY

2003 Art Chicago, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002 Art Chicago, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Mike Peter Smith

2101 Bedford Ave. 6H

Brooklyn, NY 11221

othermikesmith@gmail.com

Bibliography

2008     Flora and Fauna, NY Arts Magazine, Voices, Mike Peter Smith, May-June

2007     Talking Shop with Jeff Bailey Gallery, Chelsea Now, Shane McAdams, Jan. 19-25, pp. 21-22

2006     Mike Peter Smith, Sculpture Magazine, Polly Ullrich, May pp. 70-71

2005     Nauman’s fountains are not just freewheeling fun, The Chicago Tribune, A. Artner, Oct. 14

2004     Mike Peter Smith, John in the Desert, The New York Times, Grace Glueck, October 1

Voice Choices, Shortlist, The Village Voice, Kim Levin, September 8-14

Escape From the Ordinary, NY Arts, Danielle Augusta Cannon, July/August

Multimedia Celebration of the Tart and Quirky, Miami Herald, Elisa Turner, June 29

Batter Up, Miami New Times, Michelle Weinberg, June 10

2003     Biting the Hand That Feeds Them, The New York Times, Benjamin Genocchio, Dec. 7

2003     Handle With Care, The Baltimore City Paper, Blake de Pastino, April 23

2001     A Meticulous Dane, The Chicago Tribune, Alan G. Artner, August 17

Notable Collections

Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Martina Batan, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY

Awards, Grants, & Lectures

2004     Artist In The Marketplace Program, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY,

2003     Visiting Artist, Sculpture Department, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2002     Slide Slam, Art In General, New York, NY, Group Slide Lecture

2001     Visiting Artist, Parsons, The New School, Foundation Sculpture Class, New York, NY

2000     First Year Program Series Lecture, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2000     MFA Graduate Fellowship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1999     First Place Custom Action Figure Contest, Toyfare Magazine, Congers, NY

1997     Individual Artist’s Grant, The Utah Arts Council, Salt Lake City, UT

1996     Utah Traveling Exhibition Program, Springville, UT