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EDUCATION

2004     MFA, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH, Fine Arts +Painting
2000     BA with University Honors, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond KY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2010 - current      Senior Lecturer of Art, School of Art and Visual Studies, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY

 
SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 2017      Views of the Big Nothing (Smith Townsend Collaborative)
              
Bagwell Center of Media and Art,
Pellissippi State, Knoxville TN                   
2016       Brandon C. Smith: Exodus (solo), Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL
2014       Corporeal Anxieties - Collaborative exhibition with Hunter Stamps
               Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond KY
2013       Smith Townsend Collaborative: The Grand Armada
              
New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony Indiana
               Brandon C. Smith: Man nor Beast (solo), Chadron State College Fine Arts Gallery, Chadron NE
2012       Individual + Collaborative Works
              
Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY (SmithTownsendCollaborative)
               Something (abstract and painterly) This Way Comes
               Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford OH (SmithTownsendCollaborative)

2010       The Triumph, part II
               The Sculpture Center, Cleveland OH (SmithTownsendCollaborative)
2009       Brandon C. Smith Recent Paintings: The Chase (solo)
              
Heike Picket Gallery Lexington, KY Nov - Dec 09
               Still and Anxious, Aaron Gallery, Washington D.C. with Lennon Michaelski 

               Drawn and Upholstered (solo), ART Mission Binghamton, NY
2008       Pulling Cows * Residual (West Coast Tour I), San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton CA Two person
               Pulling Cows: Residual (solo) (West Coast Tour II) University of Redlands, Redlands CA
               Pulling Cows: Residual (solo) (West Coast Tour III) Southern Oregon University, Ashland OR
               Triumph: The Reclamation, Pikeville College, Pikeville KY (SmithTownsendCollaborative)
2007       The Triumph, LAL-Project Space, Lexington KY (SmithTownsendCollaborative)
               Pulling Cows, Seminole Community College, Sanford FL, Two Person
               Pulling Cows (solo), Berea College, Berea KY
               Brandon C. Smith
Recent Work, Perry Nicole Fine Art, Memphis TN
               Brandon C. Smith and Joe Molinaro, Brescia University, Owensboro KY
               Pulling Cows: Drawn and Upholstered (solo), Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg KS

2006      
Pulling Cows (solo) Carnegie Visual Arts Center, Covington KY
              
Brandon C. Smith New Work (solo), Tennessee Tech University, Joan Derryberry Gallery, Cookeville TN
               Brandon C. Smith: Paintings and Wall Drawings (solo), Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia KY
               Brandon C. Smith (solo), Perry Nicole Fine Art, Memphis TN
              
Brandon C. Smith (solo), Pedro Moncayo Foundation, Ecuador, Ibarra
               Brandon C. Smith New Work(solo), Ann Wright Wilson Gallery, Georgetown College, Georgetown KY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 2017       Faculty Series Vol I., Bolivar Art Gallery, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY
                10th Annual Human Form Show,
Hilliard Gallery, Kansas City, KS
2016     Abstraction: Diverted Reality, Evelyn E. Jorgenson Gallery, Moberly MO
                The Human Figure, Main Street Arts,
Clifton Springs, NY
                3rd Annual Abstract Sanctuary, Verum Ultimum Gallery, Portland, OR
                Flora and Fauna, Annapolis Maritime Museum, Annapolis, MD
                Bluegrass Biennial, Morehead State University, KY

2015        State of Painting (Invitational) Georgetown College, Georgetown KY
                Currents, Smith Townsend Collaborative, Lexington Art League, Lexington KY
2014        UnCommonWealth – Exhibition of Al Smith Fellowship winners-traveling.
                Southern Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC), Bowling Green KY, Berea College, Berea KY
               
Ossuary, Indiana University, Herron Galleries, Indianapolis IN
2013        Ossuary,
University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, Knoxville TN
                UnCommonWealth – Exhibition of Al Smith Fellowship winners-traveling. Lyric Theatre, Lexington KY
2012        Ossuary, Chazen Museum of Art – Madison WI
                Faculty Show, Tuska Center for Contemporary Art, University of Kentucky
                Bluegrass Biennial, Morehead State University, Morehead KY
                Botanical, Manifest: Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati OH
                Animal Facts, Fairy Tales and Fictions, Living Arts and Science Center, Lexington KY
2011        Nude 2011, LAL - Lexington KY
                Natures Human: Chautauqua National Exhibition, Eastern Kentucky University - Richmond KY
                It’s Natural, Passages Gallery – Cincinnati OH
                EKU Center for the Performing Arts Inaugural Reception, Invitational, EKU Center, Richmond KY
2010        Nude 2010, LAL - Lexington KY
                Creatures Great and Small, LAL - Lexington KY
                Creatures Great and Small, Yeiser Art Center - Paducah KY
2009       
Artifacts, Perry Nicole Fine Art, Memphis TN
                Triumph of the 37.748th Parallel, Smith Townsend Collaborative, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond
                Metamorphosis, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee Fl
                Animal Logic, State University of New York, Brockport NY
                Creatures Great and Small, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray KY

2008        Summer Show 08, Heike Pickett Gallery, Versailles KY
                Space, Place, Life, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond KY
                1 x 41” Perry Nicole Fine Art, Memphis TN
2007        Memory and Perception, Smith Townsend Collaborative, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY
2006        Play Things, Greenwich Gallery, Cincinnati OH
                Amy Baber Fine Art Gallery Artist Show, Amy Baber Fine Art, Shreveport LA

               
Red Show, Perry Nicole Fine Art, Memphis TN
                Bluegrass Biennial, Morehead State University, Morehead KY

2005        Faculty Biennial, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond KY
                Diversity Show – Chautauqua Series, Giles Gallery, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond KY

                Amity Foundation National Invitational Portfolio Exchange Exhibition, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington D.C.

 
VISITING ARTIST

Dec. 2014        Eat.Drink.Art21, Brandon C. Smith in conjunction with KET and LAL presentation of ART 21 “Secrets”
Oct. 2012         Guest Lecturer, University of Miami
Aug. 2010        Visiting Artist / Guest Lecturer: Animals in Art, Lexington Art League, Lexington KY
Jan. 2010         Visiting Artist, Sculpture Center in Cleveland, Cleveland OH
Jan. 2008         Visiting Artist, Pikeville College,  Pikeville KY
Jan. 2007         Visiting Artist, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg KS
Feb. 2006         Visiting Art, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville TN
Oct. 2005         Visiting Artist, Lindsey Wilson College, Columbia KY
July 2005         Visiting Artist - Ecuador, Received a Travel Grant to Ecuador through the Partners of the Americas.
Spring 2005     Guest Lecturer, Department of Art & Design, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond KY

 

 AWARDS

2018                Artist Professional Development Grant, Great Meadows Foundation, Louisville, KY
2013                 Al Smith Fellowship, Kentucky Arts Council Individual Artist Grant
2011                 Best of Show Purchase Award – Chautauqua National Juried Exhibition, Eastern Kentucky University
2009                 Best 3D Award – Chautauqua National Juried Exhibition,Eastern Kentucky University Smith Townsend Collaborative
2005                 Partners of the Americas – Travel Grant to Ecuador Grant through Kentucky-Ecuador Partnersty of Cincinnati Graduate

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016              KET: Muse Moments - Brandon C. Smith Interview

                          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1dIXllirbs&feature=youtu.be
6/10/15              Currents: Horror Amour at the Loudon House, Ryan Filchak, Under-Main.com            
2012                  Studio Visit Magazine: Spring Edition, Catalog published by The Open Studio Press
2012                  Manifest v62: Botanical, Catalog published in conjunction with the exhibition.
2011                   Interview with Brandon C. Smith for NUDE 2011, Tonic WUKY, ARTalk
Jan 2011            Nude Turns 25, ACE Weekly
02/09/10            Assembly Required: Collaborations Carry the World on Their Shoulders, Douglas Max Utter, Cleveland Scene
2009                  Studio Visit Magazine: Winter Edition, Catalog published by The Open Studio Press
Nov 2008           Cover Image for “Artifacts” #16 Volume 2: Artifacts/ A publication by San Joaquin Delta College
Aug 2007           Interview with Brandon C. Smith, Tonic, http://www.wuky.org/tonicarchivesremembrances
                          
Re-aired 2010 as Spotlight Interview
01/23/07             Bovine Inspiration, Nikki Patrick, Morning Sun, Pittsburg KS (Review)
01/03/07             Articulation: Inside the Artists’ Head, Jaquelyn Vaughn, City Beat, Cincinnati OH (Interview)
11/15/06             Focal Point, Tamera Lenz Muente, City Beat, Cincinnati OH (Review)
9/23/05               Conjuring with Cows, Fredric Koeppel, Commercial Appeal, Memphis TN (Review)
6/24/05               Vacas, la inspiration de un pintor, El Norte, Ibarra, Ecuador (Article and photo)
6/25/05               Lo autentico del arte en lienzo, La Hora, Ibarra, Ecuador (Article and photo)
6/24/05               Pintor norteamericano expone en Ibarra La Verdad, Ibarra, Ecuador (Article and photo)







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