Born and raised in New York City, Guy Richards Smit is a video artist, performer, musician and painter who's work has been seen at biennials in Havana, Valencia, at ARCOMadrid and Dublin Contemporary in 2011. His video work has screened at the Museum of Modern Art and he was recently included in the exhibition "Stand Up" at The Pompidou Center, Paris. Solo exhibitions include the Grossmalerman! Show at Pierogi Gallery, New York, USA 2015; Schroeder, Romero and Shredder, 2012, Fred [London] Ltd., London, UK 2009; Nausea 2, Premier Series, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA 2004; QED, Los Angeles, CA in 2006. He has received awards including the Penny McCall Foundation Award in 2004.