Thierry Goldberg Gallery

Alexandria Smith
Born 1981 in Bronx, NY. Lives and works in New York.

Solo Exhibitions

2014 Into the Wilderness, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Out Through The Sun, Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA (forthcoming)
2012 I Am What Astonishment Can Bear, R. Ingraham Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011 It Just Feels Right To Me: Process, Product, Ponder, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2014 Last Night I Had a Glimpse of the Good Life, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
I See You: The Politics of Being, Harvey B, Gantt Center, Charlotte, NC
Context and Counteracts: Selected Works by the FAWC Visual Art 2013/14 Fellows, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Provincetown, MA
2013 Collage-Age, Mikhail Sakin Gallery, Demarest, NJ & Superchief, NY, NY
KIN, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Summer Mix, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
From Motown to Def Jam, LeRoy Neiman Art Center, New York, NY
Black Hair: Black Identity, Iona College Council on the Arts Gallery, New Rochelle, NY
2012 Fountain Art Fair, Rush Arts/Corridor Gallery, Miami, FL
The Legacy of Romare, curated by Danny Simmons, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
To Be Young, Gifted, and Black in the Age of Obama, curated by Camille Brewer, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
African American Stories, GCCA Catskill Gallery, Catskill, NY
Uncle Remus Redux: Contemporary Visions of How Time Goes By Turns” GCCA Catskill Gallery, Catskill, NY
Stone Canoe Art Exhibition, XL Projects Gallery, Syracuse, NY
2011 A Close Conversation, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY (two person exhibition)
Dirty Sensibilities: A 21st Century Exploration of the New American Black South, Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, New York, NY
Curate NYC, Bill Hodges Gallery, New York, NY
Crown Heights Gold, BSRC’s Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Post, The Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY
Gender Matters/Matters of Gender, curated by Judith Tannenbaum, The Freedman Gallery at Albright College, Reading, PA
Sex Crimes Against Black Girls, curated by Shantrelle P. Lewis, BSRC’s Skylight Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
A.I.R. 9th Biennial Exhibition, curated by Alexandria Schwartz, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Gentrification, Brooklyn Artists Gym, Brooklyn, NY
Mapping Race, The Distillery Gallery & ArtSpace, Jersey City, NJ
Parsons MFA Thesis Exhibit, The Kitchen, New York, NY
The Gentrification of Brooklyn: The Pink Elephant Speaks, curated by Dexter Wimberly, MoCADA, Brooklyn, NY
Personal Narratives: Diaspora, Clover’s Fine Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
A Women’s Work, Avisca Fine Art Gallery, Marietta, GA
Avisca Fina Art presents: Drawn Together, Rogue ArtSpace, New York, NY
Such, such were the joys, Armory Art Fair Open Studios, New York, NY
2009 Reflection/Refraction, Armory Art Fair Open Studios, New York, NY
Reading Room, curated by Eva Diaz, Pulse Art Fair, New York, NY
Black History Month, Google, Inc. Headquarters, New York, NY
2008 Odd Couplings, Parsons Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY
High Five, Parsons Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY
American History Liberty and Justice for Whom, Hudson Guild, New York, NY


MFA in Drawing and Painting, Parsons The New School for Design
MA in Art Education, New York University
BFA in Illustration, Syracuse University

Awards & Residencies

2013 Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship, Provincetown, MA
Sam and Adele Golden Foundation Artist Residency, New Berlin, NY
2012 Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
Educational Alliance VSC Fellowship Award, Johnson, VT
2011 The Stone Canoe Journal Hedy and Michael Fawcett Prize for Visual Arts, Syracuse, NY
2010 Rush Arts Gallery Summer Artist-In-Residence, New York, NY
BRIC Media Arts Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY
2009-10 Oscar Kolin MFA Award, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Dedalus MFA Fellowship Nomination, Dedalus Foundation, New York, NY
2008-10 University Scholars Award, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
Graduate Dean Scholarship, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY


2012 Edmunds, Melanie, “Alexandria Smith at Reginald Ingraham Gallery”, ArtVoices Magazine, Los Angeles, CA, December 2012
Hanif, Akintola, ed., “Hycide Magazine Vol. 3”, Philadelphia, PA, February 2012
Colley, Robert, ed. “Stone Canoe Issue #6”, Syracuse University Publication, Syracuse, NY, January 2012
2011 Schor, Mira and Susan Bee, ed “M/E/A/N/I/N/G: 25th Anniversary Issue,” New York, NY, October 2011
2010 Hamm, Theodore, “MoCADA Show Takes On The G-Word,” The Brooklyn Rail, February 2010
Moraskey, Lauren, “Brooklyn Review,” Brooklyn Independent Television, episode 212, February 24, 2010
Raheja, Lauren, “Artists Spark Public Conversation About Gentrification in Fort Greene,”, February 12, 2010
Ramirez, Jeanie, “Brooklyn Art Exhibit Takes on Gentrification,” NY1 News, February 5,2010
Deliso, Meredith, “The Pink Elephant Speaks: Exhibition on Gentrification opens at MoCADA,” Brooklyn Courier News, January 29, 2010
2010 Chicago Tribune, Friday, April 30, 2010, Section 5, On the Town

Kuennen, Joel. Art slant, August 2010
Alexander,Tiernan. The art blog, July 2010
2009 Romain, Regine, ed. “Diaspora Diaries: An Educator’s Guide to MoCADA Artists,” MoCADA Publication, September 2009