Exhibition // “Overtime” at Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston, Texas
Over Time: Elizabeth Rudnick (USA), Travis K. Schwab (USA), and Barbara Smith (France): An exhibition of three artists working across different mediums, suggesting the passage and experience of time. The larger subject of life and death is intermixed with the specificity of humanistic moments.
Location: Cindy Lisica Gallery, 4411 Montrose Blvd. Houston, TX 77006
Contact: email@example.com / 713-807-7760
Exhibition dates: February 12 – March 12, 2016
Opening reception: Friday, February 12, 6-8:30PM
Exhibition // Fashion Week
A selection of sculptures “EXO + ENDO SKELETON” showing at Fashion Week on December Sat 5th & Sun 6th 2015 in Brest . France.
Tea & Arty
A selection of paintings showing at “Les Filles De Tartempion” rue Traverse, Brest, France. Dec-January 31st, 2016
Exhibition at Aqua Art Miami // Art Basel Week // Revision Space Gallery USA
A selection of works including “SAND SKULL” will be exhibited at AQUA ART MIAMI during ART BASEL WEEK (December 2 – 6, 2015). Represented by gallery owner Cindy Lisica at Revision Space Gallery, Pittsburgh.
Art Installation for Kensico // Music
Art installation of “Sand Skull” and painted feathers by Barbara Smith for Montreal-based singer/songwriter Kensico on PenHad beach in Camaret-sur-Mer. Photography : Christian Geisselmann
Shells // Louis Vuitton // Photography with Christian Geisselmann
Sublimed shells featured in an exclusive Louis Vuitton photoshoot for Sorbet magazine by Christian Geisselmann in Camaret-Sur-Mer.
Team includes Laurent Gloor (Assistant photo), Francis Gimenez (Hair and Make up), Catherine Hebert (Stylist), Joanathan Hayden (Elite model), Christian Geisselmann (Photographer), Jihad Mikhael (Marketing for Sorbet), Ali Kahdra (Editor in chief and owner of Sorbet)
Interior Design // Get The Look // Abigail Ahern London
Paintings and screenprints are featured in “GET THE LOOK” by London-based fabulous interior designer Abigail Ahern.
Exhibition // SUPERMIAM // Le Grand Palais, Paris
“SUPERMIAM” Chocolate collaboration with Unel l’unique assiette verticale exhibited at prestigious gastronomy salon “Taste Of Paris” in Le Grand Palais, 21-25 May 2015.
La Trans’Iroise // Art Direction // Visual
La Trans’Iroise, a trail & surfing charity event happening on September 6th 2015 – profits will go to the association “Céline et Stéphane – Leucémie Espoir “. Event organiser Aurelie Mahéo and photographer Olivier Dréan.
SKULLS // Luxury // Sorbet Magazine “Haute Couture” S/S 2015
Artwork (feathers + skull) featured in photographs by Christian Geisselmann Fotografie.
Designs by Fred Sathal, Christian Dior Couture, Elie Saab, Atelier Versace, Armani, Schiaparelli, Georges Hobeika, Brunello Cucinelli, Alexis Mabille Couture, Sylvain Le Hen, Stéphane Rolland Haute Couture, Dice Kayek
Styling: Catherine Hebert c/o JADORELIDEE.fr
Make-up: Miky c/o B-Agency
Hair: Sylvain Lehen c/o B-Agency
Models: Daniela Freitas and Dajana Antic c/o Premium Models
Artist (Skull & Feathers): Barbara Smith
Assistants: Laurent Gloor / Camille Chailloleau
Blackhaus // New York
Barbara Smith’s “Black Skull” is featured in the new online gallery Blackhaus. Blackhaus is a curated, monochrome, lifestyle design & art gallery featuring limited edition objects. Curated by J.Matthew Riva
Music // Art Direction for “We Are Bodies” Album
Visuals by Barbara Smith for the album cover and inside sleeve of Robin Foster and Dave Pen’s new musical project called WE ARE BODIES.
Art Direction : Barbara Smith
Photography : Marion Volant – Photographe
Graphic design : JBaptiste Stephan
Photography // Collaboration with photographer LCDPIX Nicolas Quéré
A series of photographs featuring “Sand Skull” on various beaches in Camaret-Sur-Mer, France.
Chocolate Collaboration with UNEL
A unique chocolate collaboration between Barbara Smith and culinary designer Philippe Picquette from UNEL, “SUPERMIAM“, inspired by “Look! Up in the Sky” size: 12 x 12 cm in white chocolate, milk chocolate and dark chocolate.
Exhibition // Super Héros // Ma Première Galerie, Quimper, France
A selection of Barbara Smith’s glitter art in group show on the theme of comics and superheroes beginning February, 20th 2015.
Exhibition // “The Enduring Skull” Group Show in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
A selection of large images from the EXO + ENDO series by Barbara Smith will be featured in group show curated by Cindy Lisica at the Revision Gallery in Pittsburgh, alongside Siena Baldi, Paul Bowden, Jeff Schwarz and Ron Ulicny, from November 1st until December 22nd 2014. (see photo below, photo by Marion Volant).
Exhibition // “Life, Death & Hope” in “Ma Première Galerie”, Quimper, France
Solo show curated by Cécile Nicolas and Rose Guglielmetti with “Trust in my Art” from October 17th until November 22nd 2014.
Press // Plateform Magazine
A selection of Barbara Smith’s artwork on Plateform online magazine Numéro 69 September 2014.
Screenprints // “Rive Gauche” Interior Design Boutique, Brest, France
A selection of Barbara Smith screenprints available in limited edition, signed and numbered.
Screenprints // Librairie et Curiosités, Quimper, France
A selection of Barbara Smith screenprints available in limited edition, signed and numbered.
Exhibition // Roche Bobois, Brest, France
A selection of Barbara Smith paintings featured alongside Roche Bobois new luxury furniture collection.
Screenprints // Les Flâneuses, Locronan, France
A selection of Barbara Smith screenprints available in interior designer Aurélie Le Jollec’s boutique in limited edition, signed and numbered.
KEEP CALM + CARRY ON // Screenprints available on Abigail Ahern’s online boutique
Screenprints in black featured on London-based Interior designer Abigail Ahern’s online boutique.
Artworks featured in Turning Arts, Boston, USA
With Boston-based TurningArt, you can find Barbara Smith’s art prints based on the paintings, framed, ready to hang in your home or office.
PENINSUL’ART ART SHOW // PART #2 UK
Part Two of the group exhibition will take place June 8th 2014 in St Ives Cornwall UK, for a one-day event displaying 300 original works of art on T-Shirts.
This show curated by Barbara Smith, is designed to create new and strengthen links between creatives from twinned towns of Camaret-Sur-Mer, St Ives Cornwall UK and Büsum in Germany. Currently in preparation.
KEEP CALM + CARRY ON // Screenprints available with ART LOVES YOU for France
The first 20 screenprints (1 – 20 included) are available through Paris-based contemporary art curators Katty Sinquin, Laurent Badier at ART LOVES YOU.
Limited edition of only 50 in 3 colours (black, neon orange, neon pink), all signed and numbered by Barbara Smith.
KEEP CALM + CARRY ON // Screenprints in Master du Cœur #1, Paris
In March 2014, KEEP CALM + CARRY ON screenprints were featured in charity auction “MASTER DU COEUR” organised by Christophe Leray (TV show Masterchef finalist) and presided by Maître CORNETTE DE SAINT-CYR at the VIP Room in Paris.
Le Journal de la Maison // Abigail Ahern
Painting featured in Abigail Ahern’s home in Le journal de la maison March 2014 Publication.
Postcards “Life and Death will say Hello”
Beautifully embossed and handprinted by Le Marquis de Moon.
A Barbara Smith design inspired by “LIFE AND DEATH”, the title to a song written by Robin Foster and Dave Pen sang by Dave Pen & Emiliana Torrini, featured METRO MANILA (Awarded at Sundance Film Festival, Best British Independent British Film at BIFA and BAFTA nominated).
VANITIES // Photography collaboration with Marion Volant
February 2014, work in progress of a photographic collaboration on the theme of Vanities between Barbara Smith and Marion Volant.
MUSIC // Digital album cover for Robin Foster “Postcards from the Dark Side”
A digital album design cover for previously unreleaesd tracks by Robin Foster featured in BAFTA nominated film METRO MANILA by Sean Ellis and remixed tracks by bands ARCHIVE and LA LUCHA LIBRE.
EXHIBITION // Pop Up at Le Prieuré de Locmaria, Quimper, France
December 2013 Pop Up exhibition with a selection of artists, designers, fashion and gastronomy at le Prieuré in Quimper, France.
Light painting with photographer Marion Volant
A series of Light Paintings is currently work in progress with French photographer Marion Volant, November 2013.
Click here to see some Light Paintings.
EXHIBITION // Binz Market
October 2013, Pop Up event with a selection of artists, designers, fashion and gastronomy in the ZAC (Zone Artistique Contemporaine) in Brest, France.
A short video of Barbara Smith in her workshop by Scott Davis
A short video made by Scott Davis during residency in Camaret-Sur-Mer, Summer 2013.
Workshop photographs by Scott Davis
A selection of photographs of Barbara Smith in her workshop by Scott Davis in Camaret-Sur-Mer, Summer 2013
Keep Calm + Carry On painting featured on Polyvore
Polyvore is an app which allows you to discover and shop for things you love, its global community creates collage-like “sets” that are shared across the web. The painting is featured across Polyvore collage sets.
MUSIC // Album and vinyl cover design for Robin Foster “Peninsular”
A minimalistic design for “Peninsular”, inspired by the seascapes of Camaret-Sur-Mer, photography by Scott Davis. Released March 2013.
“Peninsul’Art” Art Show curated by Barbara Smith
“Peninsul’Art” is an outdoor travelling group exhibition of artwork on T-shirts featuring 166 artists from Camaret-Sur-Mer (France) and its twin towns of St Ives (Cornwall, UK) and Büsum (Germany). Click here for photos and more information about this exhibition.
“Chosen artist of the week” by interior designer Abigail Ahern
Internationally renowned London-based interior designer Abigail Ahern highlights Barbara Smith’s work in her Open Call, check out her blog, photographs of her beautiful interiors and an exclusive interview about the artwork.
Read the full article on Abigail Ahern’s blog.
Publication in New York PaperCut Magazine
New York PaperCut Magazine has featured a selection of Barbara Smith’s large paintings in a special “ARTRAGEOUS, UNIQUE ARTISTS ON THE RISE” (March 2013 Issue). Papercut is a lifestyle magazine featuring music, fashion, art, culture, current events and more.
Visit their Facebook page for more.
Exhibition in Librairie & Curiosités Gallery, Quimper, France
A selection of Smith’s paintings and plexiglass in Librairie & Curiosités gallery in Quimper, FR. May,14th – June, 8th 2013
Visit their Facebook page for more info about the exhibition.
New York Online Store Feature Smith’s Artwork
A selection of Smith’s etching on plexiglass and paintings are currently featured on New York leading online luxury store AHAlife. Click on this link: Barbara Smith at AHAlife.
Exclusive t-shirt designs
Exclusive designs for musicians Robin Foster and Dave Pen (Birdpen, Archive).