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LESLIE SMITH III 

Né en 1985 à Silver Springs, Maryland, États-Unis.
Vit et travaille à Madison, Wisconsin, États-Unis.
Born in 1985 in Silver Springs, Maryland (USA). He lives and works in Madison, Wisconsin (USA).



http://www.lesliesmith3.com/


 

FORMATION | EDUCATION

2009   
Master en Peinture et Gravure / Master of Fine Arts, Yale University.

2007  
 
Licence en Peinture et Histoire de l’Art / Bachelor of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art.



EXPOSITIONS PERSONNELLES | SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2020   
Strangers
, Galerie Isabelle Gounod, Paris, France.

2017   
Locus of Control
, Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, Alabama.

Redaction, ‘sindikit project, Baltimore, Maryland.

2016   
Time Further Out
, Galleria Ponce+Robles, Madrid, Espagne.

2015   
Vivir en la tierra plana (Living In The Flat Land),
Galleria Ponce+Robles, Madrid, Espagne.

2014   
Vacation
, Olive DeLuce Gallery, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri.

As I Remembered, beta pictoris gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, Alabama.
Opposing Dysfunction, Wriston Art Galleries. Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin.

2013   
I Dream Too Much
, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin.

2012   
Leslie Smith III : Representation, Abstraction, Oscillation
, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.



EXPOSITIONS COLLECTIVES | GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2020
Drawing Now Paris, Stand Galerie Isabelle Gounod, Paris.

2019
  
BIENVENUE Art Fair, Stand Galerie Isabelle Gounod, Paris, France.

EXPO Chicago 2019, section EXPOSURE, Stand Maus Contemporary Gallery, Chicago.
Aftereffect: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, Colorado.
tel un geste captivant la lumière, cur. : Guido Maus, Galerie Isabelle Gounod, Paris, France.
Drawing Now Paris, Stand Galerie Isabelle Gounod, Paris, France.

2018   
Change Agent
, Patrick Mikhail Gallery, Montréal, Canada.

2017   
Echo Spectrum
, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.

Minimal Gestures, Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt, Allemagne.

2016   
Losing My Edge: New Perspectives in Abstract Figurative Painting, University of Montevallo, Alabama.

ARCOmadrid, Madrid, Espagne.
Volta NY, New York.

2015   
Volta11, Basel, Suisse.

2014   
Black In The Abstract Part II: Hard Edges/Soft Curves
, cur.: Valerie Cassel Oliver,
Bill Arning & Dean Daderko, Contemporary Art Museum Huston, Houston, Texas.
Monochromatic, Triumph & Disaster, Montgomery, Alabama.
Parallax Futured: Transtemporal Subjectivities, Skirball Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Pulse New York Contemporary Art Fair, New York.
Volta10, Basel, Suisse.

2013   
Wisconsin 30, Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

pulp 3, works on paper - works with paper, beta pictoris gallery / Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, Aabama.
Big Bangs / Small Bucks Redux, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, Texas.
ArtPad SF Art Fair, San Francisco, California.

2012   
Voices of Home
, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York.

Voices of Home, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, California.
25 for 25, Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

2011   
Intersecting Cultures / Virtual Worlds, Underground Gallery, Miami, Floride.

Two Men 2011: Tim Roseborough & Leslie Smith III, Strivers Gardens Gallery, New York.

2010   
In/Ex
, Gallery M, New York.

Balls, Obsidian Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Joel Dean, Fabienne Lasserre, Leslie Smith III, Jolie Laide Gallery, Philadelphie, Pennsylvanie.

2009   
Emerge CT: 2009 MFA Graduates from UConn, Western   Connecticut State and Yale, Stamford, Connecticut.

Yale University School of Art M.F.A. Thesis Show, New Haven.

2008   
Verge
, Galapagos Art Space, New York.

2007   
Visions of Conflict: Rendering Dissent
, Gormley gallery College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, Maryland.

MAEF Juried Exhibition | Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.
Maryland Institute College of Art B.F.A. Thesis Show, Baltimore, Maryland.

2006   
Taylor Companies Retrospective Show
, Taylor Companies, Washington DC.



PRIX & BOURSES | GRANTS

2016
UW Vilas Associates Award

2014
Nellie McKay Fellowship


2009   

American Academy in Rome, Al Held Affiliate Fellowship, Rome, Italie.

2007   
Best in show, Maryland Artist Equity Foundation Juried Exhibition, Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland.

2006/07
Freda Eichelberger Scholarship.

2003/07
Thailheimer Scholarship.

2003/07
ARTS Scholarship, MICA / Maryland Institute College of Art.

2003  
National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts - Finalist and Scholarship recipient.



BIBLIOGRAPHIE | SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

“FOCUS III: I’ll see it when I believe it,”Exhibition Catalog, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts Museum, June 2018. pp. 70-72.

“Echo Spectrum,” Exhibition Catalog, Trestle Contemporary Art Gallery, March 2017. pp. 43 - 47.


Maus Contemporary Gallery: "Leslie Smith III. Left To Think Alone" Artist Monograph, June 2017.

Gleeson, Bridget  “Talking With American Painter Leslie Smith III About Abstraction, Anguish, and Architecture”, Artsy, Accessed January, 2017 (https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-talking-american-painter-leslie-smith-iii-abstraction-anguish-architecture).


Butler, Sharron “Interview: Leslie Smith III in Madison, Wisconsin” Two coats of Paint Accessed February, 2016 (http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2016/02/interview-leslie-smith-iii-in-madison.html).

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston: Valerie Cassel Oliver, "Reverb" Out Side The Lines exhibition catalogue December 2014 pp. 143-147 Images 172-173

Callaloo Art & Culture in The African Diaspora. October 2014. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press. Issue 4 Vol. 37, pp. 867-869

Caroline Taylor “Monochromatic” Made, Issue 12, (April 2014): 8


Steinhoff, Jessica  “Leslie Smith III’s Paintings Explore Trauma Through Abstraction at MMoCA ” Isthmus The Daily Page, Accessed June, 2013 (http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=40122).


Leah kolb " Paintings in Conflict Leslie Smith's Contemporary Abstractions" I Dream Too Much exhibition catalogue, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art June 7, 2013.


Katherine Murrell "Representation, Abstraction, Oscillation" Exhibition catalogue,
Dean Jensen Gallery July 27, 2012.

Erica Agyeman "The Medium of The Message", International Review of African American Art, Issue 23.4,
(December 2011): 35-38.

Glen McNatt "Saying Their Piece About Fighters, War” Baltimore Sun, Accessed July, 2007 (
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2007-07-25/features/0707250164_1_dame-of-maryland-college-of-notre-notre-dame).


 

 

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