Goya Contemporary & Goya-Girl Press

Jo Smail

(South African)

agitated meditation by jo smail

Jo Smail

Agitated Meditation, 2009

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enchanted ear by jo smail

Jo Smail

Enchanted Ear, 2008

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jo smail, installation, 2015 by jo smail

Jo Smail

Jo Smail, Installation, 2015

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looking at, looking up, looking down by jo smail

Jo Smail

Looking at, Looking up, Looking down, 2014

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opting for mobility by jo smail

Jo Smail

Opting for Mobility, 2008

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painting with awkward left hip by jo smail

Jo Smail

Painting With Awkward Left Hip, 2009

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species of love #15 by jo smail

Jo Smail

Species of Love #15, 2007

ultimate latin by jo smail

Jo Smail

Ultimate Latin, 2009

Biography

Timeline

1943
Born: Durban, South Africa
1963
BA. University of Natal, Durban, South Africa.
1975
NDAD. Johannesburg College of Art, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Cambridge Shirt Award, Art South Africa Today
Abel Coetzee Award, Johannesburg College of Art
1978
NHDAD. Johannesburg College of Art, Johannesburg, South Africa.
1989
Triangle Artist’s Workshop, Pine Plains, New York
1991
Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award (Painting)
1992
Maryland Institute College of Art, Trustees Teaching Award
1994
Residency Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont

Exhibitions

2014
Jo Smail Exhibitions in 2014:

Leaning Over the Edge of the Moon, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (solo exhibition)
Transformations, Juror Jack Rasmussen, Mclean Project for the Arts, Virginia, USA
Baltimore Artists + WPA + Mera Rubell = LOVE, Curator Mera Rubell, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, New York, USA
2012
Jo Smail Exhibitions in 2012:

Philosophy of Figure, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
It…, Juror Melissa Ho, Hirshhorn Museum, Two Person Show with Fabienne Lasserre, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Trawick Prize 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Gallery B, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
2011 - 2012
Jo Smail Exhibitions from 2011-2012:

Degrees of Absence, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (solo exhibition)
2011
Jo Smail Exhibitions in 2011:

Becoming Something Found, Jolie Laide Gallery, 224 N. Juniper St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Sondheim Semi-Finalists, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Faculty Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2010
Jo Smail Exhibitions in 2010:

The Marks of Six Painters, Gallery 447, 447 Race Street, Cambridge, Maryland, USA
2009
Jo Smail Exhibitions in 2009:

Conjurations, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (solo exhibition)
2008
Jo Smail Exhibitions in 2008:

The Limits of Language: A Selection from 10 Years, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, Virginia, USA (solo exhibition)
Grand Prize Winners of Trawick Prize and Bethesda Painting Award, Fraser Gallery, 7700 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
The Grey House that Thinks Itself into Your Head Without Asking, Fingston Gallery, Pace University, New York, New York, USA
The Commerce and Culture Series, The Center Club, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2007
Jo Smail Exhibitions in 2007:

Species of Love and Angels Footsteps, Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (solo exhibition)
Triangle Alumni DUMBO Arts Festival Exhibition 25, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Trawick Prize Finalists, Creative Partners Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Strictly Painting 6, Curated by Kristen Hileman, McLean Project for the Arts, Virginia, USA
Speaking of Silence 1, Curated by Peter Brum, Sub-Basement Studios, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
2006
Jo Smail Exhibitions in 2006:

New Beginnings, Axis Gallery, New York, New York, USA (solo exhibition)
Trawick Prize Finalists, Creative Partners Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
2005
Jo Smail Exhibitions in 2005:

Soft Openings, Curated by Jack Rasmussen, Katzen Art Center, American University Museum, Wash. D.C., USA
Critics’ Picks: Just Looking, Curated by Franklin Sirmans, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Public Collections

University of the Orange Free State
University of South Africa
University of Stellenbosch
University of the Western Cape
Chase Manhattan Bank, Johannesburg
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Durban Museum and Art Gallery
Gertrude Posel Collection, University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg Art Museum
Johannesburg Chamber of Industries