About

BIO
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.

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

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EDUCATION
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

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
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

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
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)
2016
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
2015
Land Arts of the American West, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Just for you my dear desert, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2014
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
2012
Kalassal, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA
2011
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
2010
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
2009
Ready with Ilyse Magy, Big Umbrella Studios + Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008
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
2007
Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, Harrisburg, PA

RESIDENCIES
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

AWARDS
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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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