Timeline

B.S., Howard University, Washington, DC

Exhibitions

2010
Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, organized by Roxana Marcoci, Curator; Sarah Meister, Curator and Eva Respini, Associate Curator, Department of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2010
Kamoinge Photographers Group Show: In the Moment, HP gallery, Calumet Photo, New York, NY
2010
Ming: Photographs: 1977 – 2008, June Kelley Gallery New York (solo)
2009
Sound: Print: Record: African American, curated by Julie McGee, Mechanical Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
2008
New York City: In Focus, Bellevue Hospital Center Atrium, New York, NY
2008
16th Annual Exhibition: Creative Destinations 2008 Exhibition of African American Art, Art in the Atrium, Morristown, NJ
2007
BLACK and White on Black, Photographic Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Contemporary Afro-American Photography, Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA
2007
Celebration Life: Photography as Fine Art, Pounder-Koné Art Space, Atwater Village, CA (solo)
2006
Kamaoinge Inc: Black Music from Bebop to HipHop, co-curated by Danny Simmons and Mark Blackshear, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
2006
Harlem Photographers Present Images Dating Back to Civil Rights Movement, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
2005
Contemporary Afro-American Photography, Spelmann College, museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
2004
A Century of African American Art, The Paul R. Jones Collection, University Museum, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
2003
Generations: An Exhibit of African American Art, curated by Russell A. Murray, Art in the Atrium, Morristown, NJ
2003
Ming Smith: Ming’s Room, curated by Deborah Willes, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2003
Ming Smith: In the Spirit: Invisible Woman, African American Museum, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
2002
In the Spirit of Jazz, Ming Smith: 30 Year Retrospective, Concourse Gallery, Upper Arlington, OH (solo)
2002
Original Acts: Photographs of African-American Performers from the Paul R. Jones Collection, curated by Amelia Amaki, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
2002
Life of the City, an Exhibition in Answer to 2001, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2002
Life of the City, an Exhibition in Answer to 2001, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2001
Ming Smith: In the Spirit of Jazz, Tribes Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001
Ming’s Room, Porter Troupe Gallery, San Diego, CA (solo)
2000
Ming, Watt’s Tower Art Center, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2000
Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers 1840 to the Present, organized by Anacostia Museum and Center for African American Identity and Culture, Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC. Traveling exhibition; catalogue
2000
MOMA 2000, organized by Peter Galassi, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Public Collections

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC