MARTIN SMITH 

Born and works in Brisbane, Australia 


EDUCATION 

2000        Honours in Visual Art (Photography), Queensland College of Art/Griffith University 

1995        Bachelor of Visual Art (Photography), Queensland College of Art/Griffith University 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 

2011 Perfect Price for Donny, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane

2011 Artist in Residence, Turner Galleries, Perth

2010        Hello Newmarket Hotel, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane

2010        Until You Comfort Your Father, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

2009        Jesus lets me tickle his belly, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

2009        I am Fortunate and Bored, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane

2009        My Jesus Let Me Rub His Belly, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

2008        In Response to Using Conversations with a Therapist, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane

2008        Nobody Out There, Centre For Contemporary Photography, Melbourne

2008        In Response to Knowing When Something is Finished, Stills Gallery, Sydney

2007        In Response to Being Somebody Else, Qld Centre for Photography, Brisbane

2006        In Response to the Boy on the Train with the Speech Impediment,
                 Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane

2005        Recent Works, Ryan Renshaw Gallery, Brisbane

2004        ...am I Missing Something, Gadens Lawyers, Brisbane

2004        What Would You Choose, The Farm Space, Brisbane

2004        You Can Give Them a Better Life than I Ever Could, Canberra Contemporary Art Space

2002        Give and Take, Metro Arts, Brisbane

2002        Two Weeks Later the Dominant Male was Dead, Black Peppers Gallery, Brisbane 

2000        Looking at Yourself, Looking at Yourself, Stratton Gallery, Brisbane


GROUP EXHIBITIONS 

2011       Monaism, Museum of New & Old Art, Hobart

2010        The State We're In: Contemporary Queensland Photography, University of Queensland Art Museum

2010        Josephine Ulrich & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast City Art Gallery

2010        Melbourne Art Fair, Ryan Renshaw Gallery / Sophie Gannon Gallery

2009        The Shilo project The Potter Museum, University of Melbourne, Melbourne

2009        Self-portrait prize, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

2009        Inheritance, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney

2009        Q150, 150 Years of Queensland Photography, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

2009        Family Guy, Lake Macquaire Regional Gallery, Newcastle

2009        I have not been feeling myself lately, Queensland College of Art Gallery, Brisbane

2009        New, The University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane

2008        Paris Photo (with Stills Gallery)Paris, France

2008        Under the influence; Art and Music QUT Art Museum, Brisbane

2008        Typecast Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

2008        Looking at othersthe death project part one, Parramatta Artists Studios, Sydney

2008        Photo LA (with Hous Projects), Santa Monica, USA

2008        KLM Paul Huf Award, Foam_Fotograifiemuseum, Amsterdam 

2008        Primavera 07, Samstag Museum, Adelaide

2008        The Bon Scott Project, Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle

2007        Elsewhere, Nellie Casten Gallery, Melbourne

2007        Human House Projects, New York City, USA

2007        Typecast Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne

2007        Primavera 07, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney

2007       Photo LA (with Hous Projects), Santa Monica, USA

2007       Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast 

2006        Time...after Time, Kings ARI, Melbourne

2005        Brisbane Art Fair, Brisbane Convention Centre

2005        Dig Me Out, Dig Me Out Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2004        Sleight Qld Contemporary PhotographyRedlands City Art Gallery, Brisbane

2004        Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award, Gold Coast

2004        On Location, Qld Centre for Photography, Brisbane

2004        City Views, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane

2003        The Farm Comes to TownGallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney

2003        The B-Sides, Studio 11, Brisbane

2003        Serendipity and Lunacy, Soapbox Gallery, Brisbane

2003        Churchie Emerging Art Exhbition, Brisbane


COMMISIONS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2008        Clayton Utz Travelling Scholarship, Violia Prize, MCA, Sydney 

2006        Springfield Complex, Mural Mirvac Constructions, Eleanora Public Library, Gold Coast

2005        Artworkers Alliance, Small Grant

2005        Artworkers Alliance, Gift for Japan Expo

2005        Museum of Brisbane, Small Talk

2004        Gadens Lawyers24 week artist in residence

2005        Artworkers Alliance, Gift for Japan Expo

2005        Museum of Brisbane, Small Talk

2001        The Promise Residency6 months, Metro Arts, Brisbane


COLLECTIONS 

Queensland Art Gallery 

University of Qld Art Museum, University of Qld

Monash City Gallery 

ARTBANK 

Gadens Lawyers Brisbane and Sydney 

Private Collections


PUBLISHED WRITING 

2008 Where the citizens like to sit

‘Martin Smith; photographs; In response to…’

2004 painted light / malt lys

Deb Mansfield Camilla Birkeland, Catalogue Essay

2003 The White Album, Christopher Handran

Local Art issue 12