Matthew Smith_

Born 1976 in Burton-on-Trent, UK.
Based in London.


Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, MA Fine Art

Sheffield Hallam University, BA (Hons) Fine Art

The University of Sheffield, BA (Hons) Sociology

Solo Exhibitions

No means No, Limoncello, London, UK
Personal Mud, ArtForum Berlin, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, DE

As Grey As Those Bends, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, DE

Mary Mary, Glasgow, UK
Typical Works, Rivington Arms, New York, US
White Columns (White Room), New York, US

Things Are Thin, Store Gallery, London

Associates Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions

used photocopier, Hotel, London, UK

Limoncello Green, Limoncello, London, UK
Young London, V22, London, UK
Personal Use, CGP, London, UK
Limoncello Yellow, The Bakery, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

Exhibition, Exhibtion, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Rivoli, Turin, IT (Curated by Adam Carr)
Fifteen, S1 Artspace, Sheffiled, UK
You don’t need eyes to see, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, FR
Mulberry Tree Press, SE8, London, UK
Woodman, Woodman, Spare That Tree, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, DE
Diamonds on the soles of her shoes, BISCHOFF/WEISS, London, UK (Curated by Niru Ratnam)
Office Baroque, Antwerp, BE

The Fair Show, Limoncello, London, UK
Collapse, Collide, Combine, Tulips and Roses Gallery, Vilnius, LT (Curated by Daniella Saul)
Dicksmith Gallery, London, UK
The Little Shop On Hoxton Street, Limoncello, London, UK
Underwater, WesternBridge, Seattle, US
The Corridor (project space), BolteLang, Zurich, CH

7 Types of Ambiguity, Store Gallery, London, UK
Featuring, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris
Studio Voltaire, London, UK (Curated by Sarah McCrory & Joe Scotland)
Grabbing at Straws, Studio Guenzani, Milan, IT (Curated by Chris Sharp & Joanna Fiduccia)
Legend, Domaine Departmental De Charmarande, FR (Curated by Alexis Vaillant)
Associates In New York, Phillips de Pury, New York, USA (Curated by Paola Clerico)
The Essence of Entrepreneurship, Berlin / New York (touring), DE/US

Le Pensee Sauvage, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, FR
East International, Norwich Gallery, UK (Selected by Matthew Higgs & Marc Camille Chaimowicz)

New Contemporaries, London / Liverpool, UK
The Social Ocean, Temporary Contemporary, London, UK


Younger than Jesus: Artists Directory, Cornell, L. Gioni, M. Hoptman, L. 2009. Phaidon.


Flash Art, ‘Matthew Smith’, by Sarah McCrory, May/June 10
The Herald, ‘Throwing In The Towel (review)’, by Jack Mottram, October 24 08
Flash Art, ‘London Artists Dictionary’, October 08
Art Review, ‘Typical Works’, by Jonathan T D Neil, July/Aug 08
Artworld, ‘New Work’, by Vici MacDonald, Apr/May 2008
Artworld, ‘Associates gallery Profile’, by Ben Luke, Feb/Mar 08
Modern Painters, ‘East International 2007 review’, by Tony Pearson, Nov 07
Time Out London, ‘Essential East End Art Shows’, by Martin Coomer, May 2007
New York Times, ‘Upstart Art Fairs’, by Katie Kitamura Sept 30, 07
Time Out, by Sarah Kent, Oct 14, 06
Flash Art, by Eliza Williams, Oct 06

Talks / Lectures

2009, University of Brighton, Visiting Lecturer
2009, Norwich College of Art and Design, Visiting Lecturer
2008, In conversation with Ryan Gander. South London Gallery, London, UK