Timeline

1994–1998
Cooper Union, New York, NY, BFA
1999
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1999–2001
Yale University, New Haven, CT, MFA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

Exhibitions

2008
Fredericks & Freiser, New York, NY (forthcoming)
2007
Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
2007
Fred, London, UK (solo)
2006
New Work: Zak Smith, Tim Gardner and Marcelino Goncalves
2006
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, New Work: Zak Smith, Tim Gardner and Marcelino Goncalves
2005
Fredericks & Freiser, New York, NY, Exquisite as Fuck
Estrany De La Mota, Barcelona, Spain, Feeling Strangely Fine
2005
Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY, 2nd Annual Watercolor Exhibition
2005
Estrany De La Mota, Barcelona, Spain, Feeling Strangely Fine
2004
Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2004
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY 2004
2004
Whitney Biennial
2004
Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca
2004
Raton, Me, Myself & I Contemporary Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, Moving Outlines
2004
Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN, Hope You Like It
Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands Drawings Only
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY 2004 Whitney Biennial
Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Me, Myself & I
Contemporary Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, Moving Outlines
2003
Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, NY, Paintings That Look Good and Were Hard to Make
2002
Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, NY, 20 Eyes in My Head
Yale Norfolk Summer Program, Norfolk, CT
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, Hello, My Name Is…, (curated by Laura Hoptman and Elizabeth Thomas)
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation (curated by Barbara Bloemink, catalogue)
2002
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, Hello, My Name Is…, (curated by Laura Hoptman and Elizabeth Thomas)
2002
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation (curated by Barbara Bloemink, catalogue)
2001
Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York, I See You ² (curated by Sam Messer and Kiki Smith)

Literature

2006
Gravity’s Rainbow Illustrated: One Picture for Every Page, Zak Smith, Steve Erickson, Tin House
2005
Zak Smith: Pictures of Girls, “One Thousand Choices Per Minute,” Momin, Shamim, DAP
2005
Vitamin D: New Perspectives on Drawing, Martha Schwendener, Phaidon Press (with Illustrations), pg.009, 010, 302-305, 348