Edith Smith -- www.Ems-Art.com
Selected One Person Shows of Paintings and Graphics:
St. Marks Gallery, Palo Alto, Acrylic paintings and watercolors, 2006-07
St. Marks Gallery, Palo Alto, Shaped mixed Media Paintings with digital collage, 2006, 2004 Institute for the Future, Palo Alto, CA, 2005, 2001 Palo Alto Library, 2005, 2003, 2002 Peninsula Y.W.C.A., Palo Alto, CA, 2001 "Thirty Years of Computer Art," Norton Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, 2000 Koret Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, 2000, 1996 Coyote Point Museum, San Mateo, CA, 1997 Institute for Research on Women & Gender, Stanford University, 1993 Foothill College, CA: Shaped Paintings, 1989 Bechtel International Center, Stanford University, 1984 Colgate University, New York, 1982 Ohio State University Gallery of Fine Art, 1980 CCRMA, Stanford University, 1980 Galerie Dautzenberg 76, Brussels, Belgium, 1978 Palo Alto Civic Center, 1977 Pence Gallery, Davis, CA, 1976 Dominican College, San Rafael, 1976 Richard Sumner Gallery, Palo Alto, 1974 Jason Aver Gallery, San Francisco, 1971 Gallery House, Palo Alto, 1971 and 1968 Artists' Gallery, New York City, 1957 and 1954 Gump's Gallery, San Francisco, 1956 Baldwin Kingrey, Chicago, 1955 Oakland Art Museum, 1952 Galerie Colette Allendy, Paris, France 1949 Daliel's Gallery, Berkeley, CA, 1948
Selected Group Exhibits of Paintings and Graphics: Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, 2006
Los Altos Library, 2006, 2007
Pearce Mitchell, Stanford Univ., 2006
MacroMedia Center, San Francisco, 2005 San Francisco City Hall, 2004 San Francisco Main Library, 2003 Tressider Union, Stanford University, 2003 Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1994, Award of Merit, 2002 San Francisco Yerba Buena Center, 2002 Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, 2001 Somar Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2001, 1998 Universidad de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia, 1999 Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Ind., 1999 Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1999 University of Hawaii: Computer Etchings, 1999 Galeria Tonanzin, San Juan Bautista, CA: "Self Portraits", 1999 Robert Williams American Museum of Papermaking, Atlanta, GA, 1998 551 Gallery, San Francisco, 1998 Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, 1997 Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA, 1995, 1985 Koret Gallery, Palo Alto, 1995, 1993, 1990; Gallery Committee Prize 1995 "Global Focus: Women in Art & Culture," U.N. International Conference on Women, Beijing, 1995 San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art: Women & Age, 1995; CADRE Exhibit, 1984 Studio Gallery, Binghampton, NY, 1997, 1995, 1994 Rehoboth Art League, Rehoboth, DE, 1995 San Jose Art League: Computer Art & Music Collaboration, 1994 Canessa Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1994 Seipp Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, 1994, 1993, 1986 Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ, 1994 Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA, 1993 Syntex Gallery, Palo Alto, 1993 Cal. State University, Bakersfield, 1993 University of Idaho, Boise, ID, 1993, 1992 Berkeley Art Center, 1992 Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, 1992, 1991 Napa Art Center, International Mini-Print Exhibit, 1992, 1991 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, 1991 "Issue Earth," Loma Linda University, Riverside, CA, 1991 Branner Spangenberg Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, 1991, 1990 Philadelphia Print Club (Computer Etchings), 1989 University of Indiana Gallery of Art, 1989 Brandts Klaede-Fabrik, Odense, Denmark, 1989 "TIME/Paradigm Shift": Kingston Art Gallery and publication; Kingston, Ont., Canada,1988 California Prints/North/South: Mills College, CA, 1988 Pratt Institute: "High Tech/High Touch," Schaffler Gallery, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1988; Pratt Manhattan, 1987 Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1987 Gallery Shoh, Tokyo, Japan, 1985 University of Oregon: "On the Leading Edge," 1984 World Print Council Gallery, San Francisco, 1983, 1982 Palo Alto Cultural Center: 1979, 1978, 1977 De Young Museum, "Artist's Proof: The Multiple Image," San Francisco, 1976 Galerie Rene Breheret, Paris France, 1972 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City: "Annual Watercolor Invitational, 1957 University of Illinois: "American Painting & Sculpture," 1957 & 1955 Art Institute of Chicago: "Painters of Chicago and Vicinity" 1956 Denver Art Museum: "Western Painters Invitational" 1955 Landau Gallery, Los Angeles: "Six California Painters" 1954 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 1953, 1952, 1949, 1948; Artists' Council Prize 1953 Kootz Gallery, New York City, "New Talent", selected by Clement Greenberg. 1950 California Palace of the Legion of Honor 1950 Galerie St. Placide, Paris, France: With Roland Chevanon 1949
Member: California Society of Printmakers, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, San Francisco Woman Artists, Woman's Caucus for Art.
Who's Who in America, 2005, 2002, 2000 Who's Who of American Woman, 2003, 2001, 1996 Lifetime Achievement Award, Woman's Caucus for Art, 1996 Artist-Writer Critics' Award, for 1994: Best Artists' Collaboration ("Goddess Continuum")
Education: B.A. and M.A. in Art, University of California, Berkeley. Ann Brenner Memorial Fellowship in Art.
President, Delta Epsilon, Art Honor Society and Pi Lambda Theta, Education Honor Society. Studies at Calif. College of Arts and Crafts and at l'Academie de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris. Studies in etching and lithography with Richard Graff, S.F. Art Institute, 1968-70. Studies of all gravure techniques, Atelier Calevaert-Brun, Paris, France, parts of 1972, 1974, 1977, 1979, 1981.
Teaching Experience: 1972-1996: Instructor, Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, Calif. -- teaching printmaking, drawing, painting, and watercolor. Instructor, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, 1961-64, 1967-71, 81 to 2001. -- teaching painting, advanced critique class (all 2D mediums). Lecturer, University College and Department of Humanities, University of Chicago. -- taught art appreciation and art history. 1956-58 Instructor, Art Institute of Chicago, Education Department. -- seminars on contemporary art. 1956-58 Instructor, Faulkner School, Chicago -- taught painting and art history. 1953-56 Instructor, Y.M.H.A., 92nd and Lexington, New York City -- taught painting and drawing. 1950 Lecturer, Department of Decorative Art, University of California, Berkeley -- taught design and color theory. 1947-48
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