Adam Parker Smith (b. 1978, Arcata, CA) lives and works in Brooklyn. He attended the University of California at Santa Cruz (BA Painting, 2000), the Tyler School of Art at Temple University (MFA Painting, 2003), and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2008). Recent solo exhibitions include Kidnapping Incites Years of Murderous Doom at The Hole, New York (2017), Oblivious The Greek at The Hole, New York (2016), and Seriously at Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco (2014). Selected group exhibitions include Coping Mechanisms at Library Street Collective, Detroit (2018), Comic Form and Coming From at Galerie Odile Ouizeman, Paris (2018); Default at Honor Fraser, Los Angeles (2016), Mirror-Mirror at Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton (2016), and A Rare Earth Magnet at Derek Eller, New York (2015). Reviews of his work have appeared in Art in America (March 2013, Brian Boucher) and The New York Times (August 2015, Roberta Smith) among other various international publications: his work has been featured in Paper Magazine, Interview, AUTRE, Forbes, Art News, The New Yorker, Modern Painters, The Village Voice, and The New York Post. In 2015, he was a recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Painting and has participated in artist residencies at Abron Arts Center, Wave Hill, Triangle, Swing Space, Sculpture Space and the Atlantic Center for the Arts, among others.

 

Please inquire for available works: info@nullevergoldprojects.com

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Exhibitions with Ever Gold [Projects]:

Adam Parker Smith and Eric Shaw
The Cut
September 10 – October 22, 2017

Adam Parker Smith
Seriously
May 9 – June 7, 2014

Adam Parker Smith
Forever 21
November 9 – December 15, 2012

 

Selected Press:

Interview: Artist Adam Parker Smith’s Midas touch turns objects into statues
Ravelin: Adam Parker Smith At The Hole
Autre: That’s a Damn Fine Painting: An Interview With Artist Adam Parker Smith
The New York Times: Sticky Fingers Make the Show

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Amphora, 2018
Resin, fiberglass, steel, and urethane
17 inches tall (43.18 cm)

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Amphora, 2018
Resin, fiberglass, and urethane
18 x 12 x 7 inches

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Victory, 2018
Resin, fiberglass, mirror chrome, bronze and iron patina, steel, and wood
82 x 34 x 36 inches

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Poseidon, 2018
Resin, fiberglass, steel, hydrographic, and wood
83 x 32 x 23 inches

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Poseidon (detail), 2018
Resin, fiberglass, steel, hydrographic, and wood
83 x 32 x 23 inches

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Horses of Helios, 2018
Resin, fiberglass, steel, and urethane
38 x 29 x 17 inches

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Heroine, 2018
Resin, fiberglass, steel, and urethane
50 x 29 x 16 inches

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Oinochoe, 2017
Wood, resin, fiberglass, preserved mylar, and steel
26 inches tall (73 inches with pedestal)

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Askos, 2017
Wood, resin, fiberglass, preserved mylar, and steel
28 inches tall (74 inches with pedestal)

 

 

Adam Parker Smith
Hercules with Lion Headdress, 2017
Wood, resin, fiberglass, preserved mylar, and steel
76 inches tall with pedestal

 

 

Adam Parker Smith’s studio, 2016.

 

 

Adam Parker Smith Down by the Seaside, 2016. EVA foam with UV print, plastic, faux bread, tennis racquet, aluminum. 48 x 48 inches.

Adam Parker Smith
Down by the Seaside, 2016
EVA foam with UV print, plastic, faux bread, tennis racquet, and aluminum
48 x 48 inches

 

 

Adam Parker Smith Tangerine, 2016. EVA Foam with UV print, faux bread, plastic, aluminum, sock. 67 x 71 inches.

Adam Parker Smith
Tangerine, 2016
EVA Foam with UV print, faux bread, plastic, aluminum, and sock
67 x 71 inches

 

 

Adam Parker Smith Ten Years Gone, 2016. EVA foam with UV print, faux shrimp, sword, socks, plastic, aluminum. 74 x 72 inches.

Adam Parker Smith
Ten Years Gone, 2016
EVA foam with UV print, faux shrimp, sword, socks, plastic, and aluminum
74 x 72 inches

 

 

Adam Parker Smith View, 2016. Powder coated aluminum, plexiglass, faux leaves. 55 x 48 inches.

Adam Parker Smith
View, 2016
Powder coated aluminum, plexiglass, faux leaves
55 x 48 inches

 

 

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ADAM PARKER SMITH

Born 1978, Arcata, CA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

 
Education

2008
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2003
MFA (Painting), Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2000
BA (Painting), University of California at Santa Cruz

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Kidnapping Incites Years of Murderous Doom at The Hole Gallery (New York, NY)

2016
Oblivious the Greek at The Hole Gallery (New York, NY)

2014
Seriously at Ever Gold Gallery (San Francisco, CA)

2013
Angelyne at La Montagne Gallery (Boston, MA)

2012
Forever 21 at Ever Gold Gallery (San Francisco, CA)
Funny Business at Nordine ZIDOUN (Luxembourg)

2011
Crush at Ever Gold Gallery (San Francisco, CA)

 

 

Two Person Exhibitions

2016
The Cut, with Eric Shaw at Ever Gold [Projects] (San Francisco, CA)

2014
Indefinite Free Time (with Robert Chase Heishman) at LVL3 (Chicago, IL)

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Coping Mechanisms at Library Street Collective (Detroit, MI)
Comic Form and Coming From at Galerie Odile Ouizeman (Paris, France)
Uncanny Memories at Sophia Contemporary Gallery (London, England)

2016
Social Structures, Art in Buildings at 125 Maiden Lane (New York, NY)
A Round About at Present Company (Brooklyn, NY)
MirrorMirror at Eric Firestone Gallery (East Hampton, NY)
Default at Honor Fraser (Los Angeles, CA)
Bargain Basement (curated) at Spring/Break Art Show (New York, NY)
Sugar Talk at LVL3 (Chicago, IL)
Objects and Everyday Goods at Mike Weiss Gallery (New York, NY)

2015
Not a Photo at The Hole (New York, NY)
A Rare Earth Magnet at Derek Eller Gallery (New York, NY)
Making an Entrance at Robert Blumenthal Gallery/LVL3 (New York, NY)
Colors at Louis B. James (New York, NY)
Soft Core at Invisible Exports (New York, NY)
Not a Painting at The Hole (New York, NY)
What it Was (curated) at Nurture Art (New York, NY)
Makers Mark at Regina Rex (New York, NY)
Green at Spring Break (New York, NY)

2014
Share This! Appropriation After Cynicism at Denny Gallery (New York, NY)
Cemeterium at Emerson Dorsch Gallery (Miami, FL)
Alpenliebe at Kaiser-Franz-Josefs-höhe (Austria)
Grey Area at Bergdorf Goodman window (New York, NY)

2013
AB at Nomas Foundation (Rome, Italy)
Cut and Paste at Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (Boulder, CO)
Thanks (curated) at Lu Magnus (New York, NY)

2012
Young Curators, New Ideas IV at Meulensteen Gallery (New York, NY)
This Side of Paradise at Andrew Freedman House (New York, NY)

2011
Shift Mindsets at Times Museum (Guangzhou, China)
Al Ghaib, Aesthetics of the Disappearance at Maraya Art Centre (Sharjah, UAE) and STUX (New York, NY)

2010
Growing Pains at Charles de Jonghe (Brussels, Belgium)
The West at Sunset at Abrons Art Center (New York, NY)
Skowhegan at 92YTribeca at 92YTribeca (New York, NY)
Unveil at Tiger Strikes Asteroid (Philadelphia, PA)
Armed and Dangerous: The Art of the Arsenal at Berkshire Museum (Pittsfield, MA)