Aaron Smith

Chopsy
2011
28" x 24"
oil on panel

 

Solo Exhibitions

2011
"Coterie of the Wooly Woofter," Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

2009
“Mandrakes, Martyrs & Muck Snipes,” Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

2008
"Estofada," Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004
"Day for Night," Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003
"Nimbus and Shadow," Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL

2001
"Calamus," Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000
"New Paintings and Drawings," Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998
"Recent Paintings," Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997
"Cautionary Tales," La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1995
“Dubious Origins,” La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Select Group Exhibitions

2011
“The Future Is Not What It Used To Be,” LeBasse Projects, Culver City, CA
“La Luz de Jesus 25,” La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Plus 1,” Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

2010
“Kink,” Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Amuse Bouche,” Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
"Empty Time, The Fridge," Washington, DC

2009
“+2,” Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
"The Human Eclectic," Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008
“Summer Salon,” Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY
Opening Exhibition, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY

2007
“Deep End,” Aidan Savoy Gallery, New York, NY

2006
“Undertow 2,” Roq la Rue Gallery, Seattle, NY
“Undertow,” Metalstone Gallery, New York, NY
“Drawn to Expression," Williamson Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2004
“Art on the Frontier,” Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL

2002
"Drawings VI," Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000
"Representing LA: Pictorial Currents in Southern California Art," Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA; traveling to Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX and Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
"Drawings V," Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1999
Group Show, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles

1998
"Tribute to La Luz de Jesus," Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Precious," Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995
“Really Recent Surreal," Da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA
"Post Pre-Raphaelites," Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Bibliography

2010
Sloan, Alix, “Victorian Excavation,” NY Arts, Summer
Katz, Andrew, Studio Visit 11
Melrod, George, “Painters’ Painters,” Art Ltd., May/June

2009
Gonzalez, Rita, New American Painting 79, January

2008
Myers, Holly, Art Reviews, Los Angeles Times, March 28
Meliksetian, Anna, “Estofada,” Art Ltd., August
Art Scene, Recommended Exhibition, March

2004
Art Scene, Recommended Exhibition, October

2003
Hawkins, Margaret, Gallery Glance, Chicago Sun Times, September 19

2001
Ollman, Leah, Art Reviews, Los Angeles Times, September 21
Wadewitz, Mikel, “Figuratively Speaking,” Frontiers, October 12

1998
Camper, Fred, “Aaron Smith,” Chicago Reader
Hawkins, Margaret, “Gallery Season Holds Promise,” Chicago Sun Times, Sept 11
Tribute to La Luz de Jesus (catalog)

1996
Gunnin, John “Aaron Smith,” Juxtapoz Magazine

Education

BFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA