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exhibitions


2014
Naives, Seers, Lone Wolves and World Savers XVII

Casting Bread: Wafaa Bilal

Teacher of Us All: Laurence Rathsack and a Few of His Students

Discardedly Yours: Art Made from New York City Junk

Likely Stories

Bruce Nauman on Paper

The 2006 Outsider Art Fair in Soho

Current Exhibition

Leslie Smith III: Pantings and Drawings

Leslie Smith III - How Long Has This Been Going On Leslie Smith III - Creeper Leslie Smith III - I Dream Too Much Leslie Smith III - You First Leslie Smith III - Airplane Stalker Leslie Smith III - Airplane Leslie Smith III - Run Away Leslie Smith III - Viennese Waltz Leslie Smith III - Stealth Cloud

curriculum vitae

Leslie J. Smith III

Education
American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy | 2009
Summer Fellowship

Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT | 2009
M.F.A., Painting and Printmaking

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD | 2007
B.F.A., Painting Major, Art History Minor

Selected Exhibitions
2012
Leslie Smith III New Paintings | Dean Jensesn Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Voices of Home | Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Voices of Home | Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Intersecting Cultures/Virtual Worlds | Underground Gallery at the Betsy, Miama, FL
Two Men 2011: Tim Roseborough & Leslie Smith, III | Strivers Gardens Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Balls | Obsidian Arts, Minneapolis, MN
In/Ex | Gallery M, New York, NY
Joel Dean, Fabienne Lasserre, Leslie Smith III | Jolie Laide Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009
Emerge CT: 2009 MFA Graduates from UConn, Western Connecticut State and Yale, Stamford, CT
Yale University School of Art M.F.A. Thesis Show, New Haven, CT

2008
Verge | Galapagos Art Space, New York, NY

2007
Visions of Conflict: Rendering Dissent | Gormley gallery College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, MD
MAEF Juried Exhibition | Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Maryland Institute College of Art B.F.A. Thesis Show, Baltimore, MD

2006
Taylor Companies Retrospective Show | Taylor Companies, Washington DC

Honors and Awards
American Academy in Rome, Al Held Affiliate Fellow | Rome Italy | 2009
Best in show, Maryland Artist Equity Foundation Juried Exhibition | Baltimore Museum of Art | 2007
Freda Eichelberger Scholarship | 2006 -2007
Thailheimer Scholarship | 2003 2007
ARTS Scholarship, MICA | 2003 2007
National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts Finalist and Scholarship recipient | 2003

Collections
The Collection of Kera and Bennie F. Johnson
Taylor Companies | Washington DC
Numerous private collections

Selected Bibliography
Erica Agyeman "The Medium of The Message" International Review of African American Art, Issue 23.4, (December 2011): 35-38

Glen McNatt "Saying Their Piece About Fighters, War" Baltimore Sun, July 25, 2007 http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2007-07-25/features/0707250164_1_dame-of-maryland-college-ofnotre- notre-dame

Lectures and Visits
Strivers Gardens Gallery, New York, NY | 2011
Gallery Talk & Panel Discussion 'Contemporary African American Art'

Dreyfoos School of the Arts, West Palm Beach, FL | 2011
Visiting Artist
Lecture and painting, printmaking workshop

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD | 2010
Visiting Artist
Lecture and Undergraduate Thesis Studio Visits

Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT | 2010
Visiting Critic
Painting Studio II, seniors and juniors undergraduate majors

University Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI | 2010
Visiting Artist
Lecture and Graduate Studio