Barb Smith

Barb Smith (b. 1979) is a Queens based artist born in Kokomo, Indiana. Her work exists in a wide range of media including photography, video, and sculpture and invites reflection on one's relationship to the material world as evinced by the tension between seeing touching, and recalling. Solo exhibitions include Strike-slip at Páramo, Guadalajara, Mexico; Unexpired Time at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Mesa, AZ; and Apperception at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. Recent group exhibitions include In Practice: Material Deviance, SculptureCenter, NY, Queens International, Queens Museum, NY; Blue Jean Baby, September, Hudson, NY; and It/Ego, Brennan & Griffin, NY, NY. Smith was awarded a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture (2011) and attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2012). Her writing has been featured in The Shawangunk Review, No Dear Magazine, The Saint Lucy, Makhzin, and The Brooklyn Rail. She received a Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture from Bard College (2016).