Aaron Smith

Aaron Smith, “Two Beards”, 2009, oil on panel, 60” x 48”

Aaron Smith, “Two Beards”, 2009, oil on panel, 60” x 48”

Available Works
Aaron Smith,"Bachelor", 2008, oil on panel, 36" x 28" Aaron Smith, "Balmy Lamps", 2009, oil on panel, 37" x 37" Aaron Smith,“Huey Lakins”, 2009, oil on panel, 33” x 41” Aaron Smith, "Laddy", 2008, oil on panel, 30" x 30" Aaron Smith, "Priss Parade", 2009, oil on panel, 43" x 61" Aaron Smith, "Priss", 2008, oil on panel, 29" x 41" Aaron Smith, "Starkers", 2008, oil on panel, 60" x 60" Aaron Smith, "Bearded", 2009, oil on panel, 25" x 23" Aaron Smith, “Two Beards”, 2009, oil on panel, 60” x 48” Aaron Smith, "Estofada", 2008, oil on panel, 40" x 30"
About: Aaron Smith
Aaron Smith

BORN: Fremont, CA 1964

EDUCATION:
1989 BFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2008  "Estofada", Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
2004  “New Work,” Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003  “New Work”, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL
2001 "Calamus," Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2000 "New Paintings and Drawings," Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998 "Recent Paintings," Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago,
1997 "Cautionary Tales," La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1995 "Dubious Origins," La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994 "Tenebrous Parlour Tricks,"La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2006 "The S Word" The State of Spirituality in Contemporary Art, Judson Studios, Highland Park, CA
2004  “Drawings VII”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, West Hollywood, CA
2003  “Re-Presenting Representation VI”, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
2002  "The Perception of Appearances: A Decade of American Contemporary Figurative Drawing," Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
“Drawings VI,” Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001  "Representing LA: Pictorial Currents in Southern California Art," Laguna Art Museum,Laguna Beach, CA
2000 "Representing LA: Pictorial Currents in Southern California Art," Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA; travelling to Museum
of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
"Drawings V," Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Merry Karnowski Gallery, Los Angeles, Group Show
1998 Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, Tribute to La Luz de Jesus
1998 Ohlone Art Gallery, Fremont, Alumni Show
1998 Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, Precious
1998 Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, Group Show
1995 Da Vinci Gallery, L.A.C.C., Los Angeles, Really Recent Surreal
1995 S.I.P.I., Los Angeles, Sex is Everything
1995 Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, Post Pre-Raphaelites
1993 Art L.A. '93, Los Angeles, Destination Existence

PUBLICATIONS:
1998 Chicago Reader
1998 Chicago Sun Times
1998 Gay Chicago
1998 Tribute to La Luz de Jesus
1997 Tongue Magazine
1996 Carpe Noctem Magazine
1996 Juxtapoz Magazine
1995 Frontiers Magazine
1994 Fangoria Magazine
1990 Los Angeles Times Magazine
Axcess Magazine, Vol.III, No.1

HONORS, AWARDS, COMMISSIONS:
1999 Painting Commission: "The Cell," Warner Brothers Pictures
1999 Outstanding Teacher Award, Art Center College of Design
1998 Outstanding Teacher Award, Art Center College of Design
1995 Portrait Commission: "Lord of Illusions," United Artists Pictures
1988 Charles Dana Gibson Memorial Scholarship, NYSI

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