1. CoHosts: Galerie Myrtis & Shinique Smith


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    CoHosts: Galerie Myrtis & Shinique Smith / The Contemporary at the Baltimore School for the Arts / May 1, 2014 CoHosts is the 2014 Speaker Series presented by The Contemporary, a nomadic arts museum located in Baltimore, MD. The series was created in partnership with thirteen local commercial, artist-run, and independent galleries. Each gallery responded to a simple question: Who is the one artist or arts professional that you want The Contemporary to bring to Baltimore? Each gallery cohosted a residency for their selected speaker and identified local artists for studio visits.

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    • Shinique Smith Artist Talk


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      Baltimore-native Shinique Smith works widely across painting, drawing, collage, and installation art. Smith creates environments that evoke movement and energy, while occupying the space with a range of emotional colors. Her works evoke embodied artifacts with consciences of street smarts. Graffiti, secondhand finds, and neo-tribalism interact with Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, and Japanese calligraphy to create playful alternations between overt messages and subtext, evoking the textile weaves of Smith’s oft-used materials themselves. Smith says, “I think my work is very American, and the way we consume and cast off is unique to us.” In an exhaustive effort to process and restore culture, Smith creates menageries that blend high- and lowbrow expressions of the artistic process. In this project, Smith creates a site-specific installation in the museum’s Education Wing in collaboration with youth from Reach Studio Art Center in Lansing.

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      • Artist-to-Artist: Conversations at MOCA


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        The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) North Miami brings viewers Artist-to-Artist, an exciting new television series featuring some of the world’s most intriguing contemporary artists. Over the course of four, half-hour episodes premiering on Sundays in November, Artist-to-Artist will offer viewers insight into the practices of such artists as Tracey Emin, Malcolm Morley, David Salle, Mark Handforth and Shinique Smith along with 12 other renowned artists from the United States and abroad. Watch as the artists discuss their work, contemporary culture, and Miami’s remarkable emergence as an international art center, in this intimate exchange of ideas. Artists featured in the series are (in alphabetical order): Daniel Arsham, Tracey Emin, Naomi Fisher, Dara Friedman, Mark Handforth, Ragnar Kjartansson, Isaac Julien, Malcolm Morley, Jorge Pantoja, Enoc Perez, Richard Phillips, Jack Pierson, Matthew Ritchie, David Salle, Magnus Sigurdarson, and Shinique Smith. The Artist-to-Artist: Conversations at MOCA Television Series is made possible with support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Artist-to-Artist Conversations at MOCA event on February 26, 2012 was sponsored by Sotheby's. ___________________________________________ A Victor Muniz / Peter Vahan Production

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        • Seven Moon Junction


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          The 3rd annual Rose Kennedy Greenway Mural in Boston’s Dewey Square Park is a result of a collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts and contemporary fine artist, Shinique Smith. Overall Murals was selected to bring the artist’s original four-foot tall art piece, Seven Moons, to life and blow it up to approximately 80 feet tall as the newly titled and redesigned as Seven Moon Junction. Video by: Meredith Lobsinger - Communications Coordinator at the Rose Kennedy Conservancy. Shinique Smith "Bright Matter" Exhibit (August 23rd 2014 - March 1st 2015) http://www.mfa.org/exhibitions/shinique-smith -- Follow Overall Murals - Visit Us: http://www.overallmurals.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OverallMurals Twitter: https://twitter.com/overallmurals Instagram: http://instagram.com/overallmurals

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