Zak Smith  (American, 1976) 

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Zak Smith Biography
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
Selected 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