Jonathan Smith

BIOGRAPHY

British, b. 1978
Jonathan Smith was born in England in 1978. He received his B.A. with honors in Fine Art at the University for Creative Arts in Canterbury U.K. and a diploma in Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism at the International Center for Photography in New York City, where he now lives. He maintains a studio in Brooklyn. His work consists of large scale, highly nuanced color photographs depicting the ephemeral and transformative beauty of landscape.

Jonathan spent the early years of his career assisting and printing for world renowned photogra-pher Joel Meyerowitz. He has been the recipient of a number of awards, including The Hearst Bi-ennial Award, The Magenta Foundation Award, PDN Annual Awards, and the Photography Book Now Blurb award judged by Darius Himes, international head of photographs at Christies. He has been widely exhibited both in the United States and internationally. His work is included in collec-tions at the Museum of the City of New York and the Design Trust for Public Space in New York.
Jonathan lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

EDUCATION

2000-2001     Diploma Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism, The International Center of Photography, New York
1997-2000     B.A. (Honors) Fine Art, The University for Creative Arts in Caterbury U.K.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

“Waterforms”, The Curator Gallery, NY

2016

“Streams/Glaciers”, Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY

2015

“Streams”, Nunc Contemporary, Antwerp
“Streams”, East Central College Gallery, Union, MO

2014

“Streams”, Curated by 3walls,The Curator Gallery, NY

2013

“Landscapes: Parallel and Visual Journals”, Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY,

2011

“Untold Stories”, Hearst Gallery at Hearst Tower, NY

2010

“Untold Stories”, Rick Wester Fine Art, NY

2005

“The Bridge Project”, The International Center for Tolerance Education, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

“Waterways IV”, Heather Gaudio Fine Art, New Canaan, CT,
“Artists of the Year, 2015’s Greatest Hits”, The Curator Gallery, NY

2015

“..And Everything In Between”, DZINE Gallery, SF

2014

“Artists of the Year, 2014’s Greatest Hits”, The Curator Gallery, NY
“Observing Connections” CVA Gallery, Brookdale College, NJ
“Away We Go”, Emerging Brooklyn Artists”,The Curator Gallery, NY

2012

Annual Holiday Salon Exhibition, Ille Art, Amagansett, NY
“3walls”, Three person Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

2011

“Hail traveller! Rick Wester Fine Art, NY

2008

“The Altered Landscape”, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, OR

2007

“The Brooklynites”, Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, NY

2003

“The ING Show”, Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, NY

2001

“Documentary photography and photojournalism final graduation Exhibition” The Museum of the International Center of Photography, NY

2000

“White Elephant Group Show”, Open Space Gallery, London, UK
“In Passing”, The Herbert Reade Gallery, Canterbury, UK

FAIRS

2017

AIPAD, NY

2015

Art 021, Shanghai
Pan Amsterdam

2014

Scope, Miami

2013

AIPAD, NY
Fotofever Fair, Brussels
Art Market Texas
Art Market Hamptons

2012

AIPAD, NY

2011

Governors Island Art Fair, NY
AIPAD, NY

2010

Governors Island Art Fair, NY

2006

PhotoPlus Expo,
Photokina, Cologne

HONORS

2016

Herhúsid, Art Residency, Iceland

2014

Herhúsid, Art Residency, Iceland

2013

Herhúsid, Art Residency, Iceland

2011

Hearst 8×10 Photography Biennial, “Untold Stories”

2010

The Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward competition, Winner, “Untold Stories”
PDN annual Awards, Winner, Personal category, “Untold Stories”

2009

Sony Photography Awards, Shortlisted, “East/West”
Santa Fe Prize for Photography, Nominated, “The Bridge Project”

2008

Photography Book Now, Blurb, Category Winner, “The Bridge Project”
The Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward competition, Winner, “Night and The City”

2006

PDN 30, Winner, “The Bridge Project”

2004

The Design Trust for Public Space, Photo Urbanism Fellowship, “The Bridge Project”

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & CLIENTS

Aperture
Hewlett Packard
Random House
None Such Records
The Metropolitan Museum
The Museum of the City of New York
Smithsonian Magazine
Metropolis Magazine
View Magazine
PDN
Art and Architecture
The Design Trust for Public Space
Taschen, Royal Photographic Society Magazine
View Magazine
Popular Photography

COLLECTIONS

Museum of the City of New York
The Design Trust for Public Space