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Emmitt Smith
Philadelphia, PA
email: emmitt003@gmail.com
Education
2015-2017 – Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, MFA
2011-2015 – Georgia Southern University, BFA

 

Work Experience
2017-2018 – MFA critic, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2017-2018 – Assistant to the Chair of the MFA Program (Didier William), Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2018 –  Post-graduate Teaching Assistant to Didier William, 2nd Year MFA Seminar Class,
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2017 –  Post-graduate Teaching Assistant to Didier William, Undergrad Advanced Drawing,
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2017 – Teaching Assistant for Michael Gallagher’s 3rd/4th Year Undergrad Drawing/Mixed Media, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2017 – Juror for museum exhibition: Crosscurrents, other jurors include – Didier William (MFA Chair), Jodi Throckmorton (Contemporary Curator at PAFA museum), Brooke Davis Anderson (Museum Director at PAFA)
2017-2018 – Gallery coordinator/curator at PAFA Northwest
2017-2018 – Visitor Experience, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
2017 – Catalog designer for “Playbook” exhibition at On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York
2017 – PAFA Representative at National Portfolio Day: Chicago
2017 – Representative for Prospective MFA Students Visitors Day
2016 – Teaching Assistant for Michael Gallagher’s 3rd/4th Year Undergrad Painting Class
2016 – Digital Coordinator, Fourth Wall Panel, PAFA
2014-2015 – Gallery Assistant, Center for Art and Theatre, Betty Foy Sanders Dept. of Art, Georgia Southern University

 

Press
Artcritical article – written by Andrew Wagner
http://www.artcritical.com/2017/12/19/andrew-wagner-with-emmitt-smith/
Exhibited Work
2018 – “Repeater”, Two-person exhibition with Drew Pate, Charleston Music Hall, Charleston
2018 – “Fire”, group exhibtion at AUTOMAT, Philadelphia
2018 – PAFA Northwest Gallery, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, PA
2017 – “Playbook”, On Stellar Rays Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Josephine Halvorson and Didier William
2017 – “Ways of Light”, FMC Tower Philadelphia – Group Exhibition
2016- “From the Vault, North Dakota State University, Memorial Union Gallery, Group Exhibition
2016- “The Plurals”, Exhibitions Lab ,Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Group Exhibition
2015- “Color” Gallery 303, Georgia Southern University, Juried Group Show
2014 – “Fixed Landscape” Gallery 303, Georgia Southern University, Juried Group Show
2014 – “Art of Communication” Gallery 303, Georgia Southern University, Juried Group Show
2014 – “Portraiture & Presence” Gallery 303, Georgia Southern University, Juried Group Show
2014 – “Oh! The Abstracted Spaces” Zach S. Henderson Library, Three-Person show
2014 – Phi Kappa Phi Research Symposium Participant
2014 – Sugar Magnolia Bakery, Statesboro, Georgia
2013 – Provost Gallery, Pittman Building, Georgia Southern University
2013 – Undergraduate Juried Show, Center for Art and Theatre, Georgia Southern University *Awarded Best in 2 Dimensional Media
2012 – Provost Gallery, Pittman Building, Georgia Southern University
2012 – Form and Content Undergraduate Show, Center for Art and Theatre, Georgia Southern University Permanent
Collections
North Dakota State University
Awards
2017 – The Artcritical Award, Awarded by the MFA Faculty at PAFA
2017 – Fine Arts Venture Fund Grant Recipient
2016 – First Place in Fourth Wall Panel at PAFA
2015 – Best 2-Dimensional Work in Undergraduate Juried Show, Georgia Southern University
2013 – Best 2-Dimensional Work in Undergraduate Juried Show, Georgia Southern University
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