Kacie Erin Smith is an artist, educator and curator working on interdisciplinary projects related to place and craft.
Originally from California, she currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

For more information, please email kacie.erin.smith@gmail.com.


2017 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Master of Fine Arts, focus on Art & Ecology
2008 Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, Bachelor of Fine Art, focus on Printmaking and Drawing

2017 Expedition Behavior, Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, Albuquerque, NM
2016 Proofed, Seastar Bakery + Handsome Pizza, Portland, OR
2015 Patterns of Our Migration, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2013 Potato Boys, The Farmstand Gallery, Gospel Flat Farm, Bolinas, CA
2011 Real Shining People, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Cruise Control, Graft Gallery, Albuquerque, NM + Momazozo, Carizozo, NM
PRINT//MAKE, Inpost Artspace, Albuquerque, NM
We are in mysterious contact with powers besieging us, ready to call forth a miracle, 516 Arts, Albuquerque (Juror Candice Hopkins)
reVIEW, Museo de Cultural for Agrariana Trust symposium, Santa Fe, NM
ReFashion, form & concept, Santa Fe, NM
Mobile Gravy performance, Arts Unexpected, Albuquerque, NM
Excavated, Tamarind Institute Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Print, Printed, Printing, Burris Hall Gallery, Highlands College, Las Vegas, NM
Automic, Small Engine Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Stories Out / In Place, Center for Fine Art - Downtown, Albuquerque, NM
Land Arts of the American West, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Just for you my dear desert, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Graduate & Faculty Show, Bernalillo County Courthouse, Albuquerque, NM
Art of the Heirloom, National Heirloom Exposition, Santa Rosa, CA
At First Sight, SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
Nomadic Habit performance, Emeryville, CA
Pint and Print, Sweetie’s Art Bar, San Francisco, CA
Kalassal, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA
KIN//, The Farmstand Gallery, Bolinas, CA
LA Hand Prints, Homeroom, Culver City, Los Angeles, CA
ART Santa Fe, Convention Center, Santa Fe, NM
Seed Circus: Forage, programming at Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Pressing Destiny: Printmakers Move West, Subterranean, St. Louis, MO
Lady Gaga Could Shop Here, Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Fresh Work: Artist’s Annual, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Geopolis, The Bootstrap, Oakland, CA
Self-Conscious Experiments in the 21st Century, Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Home, Rock Paper Scissors, Oakland, CA
Ready with Ilyse Magy, Big Umbrella Studios + Gallery, San Francisco, CA
12 Dirty Fingers, Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Now on File, Snowflake Gallery, St. Louis, MO (juried)
These Shoes, Subterranean, St. Louis, MO
Prints Gone Wild, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
dear wheatgrass with Joey Korien, Subterranean Books, St. Louis, MO
Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, Harrisburg, PA

2017 transhumance residency in Vega de Pas, Cantabria, Spain, organized by John Gerrard
2016 Collaborative Residency with CB Bryan, Have Company, Grand Rapids, MI
2010 – 14 Artist in Residence, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2013 Artist in Residence in Printmaking, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2017-18 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation / Land Art Mobile Research Center Post-MFA grant
2016 - 17 Lynnie Wienecke Scholarship for Art and Art History
2015 – 16 Ralph W. Douglass Endowed Scholarship
2015 Dean’s Travel Grant, College of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico
2013 Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center
2008 Belle Cramer Award in Printmaking, Washington University
2007 Campus Enrichment Grant for student farm, Washington University
2007 Gateway Greening Seed Fund for student farm

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Adjunct Lecturer, Studio Foundations, 2017
Teaching Assistant, Printmaking, Drawing, Studio Foundations, 2014 - 2017

Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM
Art Curator, 2015 - 2017

Cottonwood Gulch Foundation, Thoreau, NM
Expedition Cook, 2011, 2016
Farm Manager and Educator, 2012 – 13

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Printmaking Workshop Teacher, 2014