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Rebecca Smith

Born: 08/23/66, Seattle, WA
Resides: Brooklyn, NY

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Be Mine, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA, April 1999

The Secret Museum, Forbes Gallery, Pittsburg, PA, March 1996

A Shrine for the Godless, Ellis Gallery, Pittsburg, PA, April 1995

Selected Group

Subject Matters, Curated by Norman Dubrow, Kravets/Wheby, NY, NY, January

2002 Plant Life, Curated by Patrick Callery, KRS Gallery, NY, NY, June 2001

In the Landscape, Silverstein Gallery, NY, NY, May 2001

Fitzpatrick, Smith, and Spence, Bellwether, Brooklyn, NY, November 1999

Heaven and Earth, Yale Norfolk Summer Program Gallery, Norfolk, CT, June 1999

Urban Romantics, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, NY, NY, January 1999

Bank Holiday, Skowhegan, ME, August 1998

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, March 1998


How to Become an Instant Art Star, by Deborah Solomon, New York Times Magazine, September 2000

In the Landscape at Silverstein Gallery, by Charlie Finch, Artnet.com Magazine, May 2001


MFA, Painting, Yale University School of Art, May 1998

BFA, Carnegie Melon University, May 1996

Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry, September 1991 - May 1993


Artists Space Project Grant, Artists Space, NY, NY, November 1999

Harvey Fellows, Mustard Seed Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1997-1998

Samuel Rosenberg Award, Carnegie Mellon University, May 1996

Gehl Award, Carnegie Mellon University, May 1994

Libby Award, Carnegie Mellon University, May 1985

Residencies / Fellowships

The Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA, October 1998 - May 1999

Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, Summer 1998

Vermont Studio Center, July 1997

Artist's Bio

Owner/Founder/Director of Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 1999 to present

Played Farfisa in band, The Cynics, 1986-1989. Recorded three CDs and founded Get Hip record label in 1986.

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