Ivan Smith

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 Place and date of Birth: Mexico City, Mexico, 1965        Nationality: British


Qualifications
:

1985/88 BA Honours, Fine Art, Birmingham Polytechnic, UK

1982/85 Bucks Art Diploma and DATEC Diploma, Amersham College of Art and Design, UK


Professional Societies and bodies
:

National Artists Association, Founder Member of Fine Rats International,
International Association of Artists, College Art Association, Steering Group Member FORMAT06 Derby.


Solo Exhibitions
:

2013     MOOTANTS – photographic exhibition at Bulls Head Public House, Derbyshire UK

2012     Webbing for Creative House – Bad Berneck, Germany

2011     ‘con-flict a state of disharmony’, Derby Museum & Art Gallery, Derby, UK

2009     TENSIONGooden Gallery, Vyner Street, London, UK

2008     Penny Black – Digital Art Gallery Internet Exhibition, http://digitalartsgallery.co.uk/

2007     A One Night Stand with…Ivan Smith presents Penny Black at Gooden Gallery, London, UK

2007     The Good, the Bad & the Ugly – at Ashish Balram Nagpal GALLERIES, Mumbai, India

2006     underpin – Rest Gardens, Nottingham commissioned by Future Factory Nottingham, UK

2003     Window Shopping – El Huis Experimental Intermedia, Gent, Belgium

2002     I HOME @ Q ARTS – Q Arts Gallery, Derby, UK

2002     Snap Shot – University Gallery, University of Derby, Derby, UK

2002     toe the line… – Installation, MAMÜ Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2001     Circular – video installation, HMP Grendon, Grendon Underwood, NR Aylesbury, UK

2000     Now – The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands, UK

1999     Breathing Space – Artspace, Sydney, Australia

1995/96 Revolution – scaffold Installation, Huddersfield Museum and Art Gallery, Huddersfield, UK

1994     Intrusions – Object based Video Installation, Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, UK


Selected Group Exhibitions
:

2017     MIGRATION – International Residency & exhibition curated by Ivan Smith The Art House Wakefield UK

2016     PingPong Symposium – organized by Mareike Drobny & Florian Tuercke, Kreis Gallery, Nurenburg, Germany

2015     A Tourist Everywhere – Sandarh International Residency, Jaipur Art Summit, Jaipur, India

2015     Desire Lines – 5 day public intervention for Invisible Boundaries, Artcore, Derby, UK

2015     HOME & AWAY – HOME & AWAY Int. Artist Residency 2015 exhibition Fell House, Wakefield,UK

2015     LOST & FOUND – 41 Seconds Exhibition by I.A.C. at Smedleys Clothing Factory, Derbyshire, UK

2013     SPATTER – Synthesis Exhibition Commissioned by Forefront for Manchester Science Festival, UK

2013     Chocolate FactorySmith & Hersey commissioned by Quad & DCC, Derby, UK

2012     Culture Cloud – Showing ‘Fanny’ at NAE Notthingham, UK

2011     Deelstaat= Organised by Extrapool & Sandarbh in Nijmegen, Netherlands

2011     ‘Wirksworth Festival’ – ‘Webbing’ commission, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, UK

2011     ‘Charter of the Forest’ – ‘Able/Disable’ The Collection & Usher Gallery, Lincoln, UK

2010     Mixed Christmas – at BendInTheRiver, Gainsborough Linclonshire,UK

2010     ‘Body in Pieces’ – Curated by Irene Rogan for Sideshow Nottingham, UK

2010     DesPardes The challenge of the Glocal – Anglo-Indian exhibition in Derby, Nottingham & Baroda, India

2010     We are 10! –  Abu Ghraib 2, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK

2009     Sandarbh UK – International Artist Residency Belper, Derbyshire UK

2008     Sandarbh US, Colquitt Art Center, Moultrie, South Georgia, US

2006     Sandarbh International exhibition Jawahar Kala Kendra, Partapur, Rajasthan, India

2005     ‘The World is a Safer Place’ – ‘Breathing Space’ Globe Gallery, Newcastle, UK

2005     ‘Documentary Memory Place’ Format05 – ‘On Reflection’ Photographic projections, Derby UK

2004     ‘Embodying the Scenery of Ecology’ 2004 Juming Museum International Art Camp, Taiwan

2003       Kic Nord-Art 2003 Büdelsdorf, Germany

2003     INTERart 2003 International Creation House Miercurea Ciuc, Romania

2002     Abiko Open Air Exhibition 2002, Tokyo, Japan

2002     Ten year retrospective of Art Camp Tihany organised by Túlsó P’art, Miskolc, Hungary

2002     Living Proof – One night exhibition at Bewick Court Towerblock, Newcastle, UK

2002     Art Camp Tihany 2002, MAMÜ Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2001     Born at the right time – Provinciaal Museum Begijnhofkerk, Sint Truiden, Belgium

1998     All or Nothing – Galerie de la Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, France

1998     Now it’s Dark – BoBo’s Gallery, London, UK

1998     Bull – Fine Rats International, Video Exhibition, Premiere at the Musee de Marseille, France

1997     Life/Live – Centro de Exposiçodes / Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal

1996     Life/Live – Musee d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France

1995     Down the Drain – Fine Rats International, City Centre wasteland, Birmingham, UK

1994     Unearth – Fine Rats International, Redundant Coalmine, Coalville, UK

1993     Under Spaghetti Junction – Fine Rats International, Spaghetti Junction, Birmingham, UK

1993/94  Second Sight – Touring Show, England and Ireland

1992     Out of Order – Fine Rats International, Empty Towerblock, Smethwick, UK

1991     Secret Life of Objects – Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK


Film and Video Festivals/Premieres
:

2016     I Love Derby and Derby loves me – FestivalX24 Gainsborough, UK

2013     I Love Derby and Derby Loves me – Chocolate Factory, commissioned by Quad & DCC, Derby, UK

2005     C U – Screened at VIDEOPOLIS 2005, Curated by Antonio Riello, Padova, Italy

2005     ‘The World is a Safer Place’ Five day outdoor video projection programme, Newcastle, UK –

including ‘Planning for a Better Future’ – a video in collaboration with Francis Gomila.

2003     Circular – touring video programme relating to Prison life curated by Quico Rivas, Spain

2001     Porn Star – screened at 17th International Short Film Festival, Berlin, Germany

2000     Porn Star & Handle – screened at Peepshow Exhibition Custard Factory, Birmingham, UK

2000       Porn Star & Cojones – screened at Birmingham Artfest, Birmingham, UK

1999     Bull – premiere including ‘Cojones’, Fine Rats and Carta Blanca at Musee de Marseille, Marseille, France


Residencies
:

2017     Curator & organiser for MIGRATION Int. Artist Residency 2017. The Arthouse Wakefield, UK

2015     A Tourist Everywhere – Sandarh International Residency, Jaipur Art Summit, Jaipur, India

2015     Desire Lines – 5 day public intervention for Invisible Boundaries, Artcore, Derby, UK

2015     Curator and organiser for HOME & AWAY Int. Artist Residency 2015, Fell House, Wakefield, UK

2013     Chocolate Factory Residency – Smith & Hersey, commissioned by Quad & DCC, Derby, UK

2012     Creative HouseArtist Residency Bad Berneck, Germany

2011     Deelstaat= Organised by Extrapool & Sandarbh in Nijmegen, Netherlands

2010     Forest Residency – Mumbai, India

2009     Sandarbh UK – International Artist Residency Belper, Derbyshire UK

2008     Sandarbh US International residency, Moultrie South Georgia US

2006     underpin – photography residency Nottingham commissioned by Future Factory Nottingham UK

2006     Sandarbh International residency Jawahar Kala Kendra, Partapur, Rajasthan, India

2004     ‘Embodying the Scenery of Ecology’ 2004 Juming Museum International Art Camp, Taiwan

2003       El Huis Residency Experimental Intermedia, Gent, Belgium

2003     INTERart 2003 International Creation House Miercurea Ciuc, Romania

2002     Abiko Open Air Exhibition 2002, Tokyo, Japan

2001     The Ninth International Art Camp organised by Túlsó P’art, Tihany, Hungary

2000     Sculpture residence HMP Grendon, Grendon Underwood, NR Aylesbury, UK

2000     First Artist-in-Residence at The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, UK

1999     Breathing space, Artspace, Sydney Australia

1998     Triangle France, Marseille, France

1991     Kemps Industrial Scrapyard, Birmingham, UK


Prizes and Awards
:

2017    Arts Council England Grant – ‘Migration‘ Int. one month residency Wakefield, UK

2015     Arts Council England Grant – ‘HOME & AWAY‘ one month residency Wakefield UK

2013     Derby City Council – Chocolate Factory Residency, Smith & Hersey, Derby, UK

2008     Arts council England Grant – Sandarbh UK Int. Artist Residency, Belper, Derbyshire, UK

2006     Arts Council England Grant – underpin

2002     Arts Council England Grant – I HOME @ Q ARTS

2002     Awarded British Council Visual Arts Grant (Hungary)

2001/3 Henry Moore Fellowship in Sculpture, University of Derby, Derby

2000     Awarded Artsadmin bursary, London

1998     Awarded British Council Visual Arts Grant Breathing Space For Artspace, Sydney, Australia


Catalogues and other Published Work
:

2015     Jaipur Art Summit 15, Confluence of Contemporary Art

2015     The State of Art – Installation & Site Specific #2 Featured Artist

2011     ‘con-flict a state of disharmony’, Derby Museum & Art Gallery, Derby, UK

2007     The Good, the Bad & the Ugly – at Ashish Balram Nagpal GALLERIES Mumbai, India

2005     The World is a Safer Place’ The Globe Gallery, Newcastle, UK

2004     ‘Embodying the Scenery of Ecology’ 2004 Juming Museum International Art Camp, Taiwan

2002     I HOME @ Q ARTS ‘Someone somewhere is watching you’ Q Gallery, Derby, England

2002       Abiko Open Air Exhibition 2002, Tokyo, Japan

2002     Ten year retrospective of Art Camp Tihany organised by Túlsó P’art, Miskolc, Hungary

2002     Living Proof, One night exhibition at Bewick Court Towerblock, Newcastle, UK

2002     Art Camp Tihany 2001, MAMÜ Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2001     Born at the right time – Provinciaal Museum Begijnhofkerk, Sint Truiden, Belgium

1999     Breathing Space, Artspace, Sydney, Australia

1998     Bull – Fine Rats International, The Musee de Marseille, France.

1997     Life/Live – Centro de Exposiçodes / Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal

1996     Life/Live – Musee d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

1995     Down the Drain –  Fine Rats International, Birmingham

1995/96  Revolution –  Huddersfield Museum and Art Gallery, Huddersfield

1994     Intrusions –  Walsall Museum and Art Gallery, Walsall

1993/94  Second Sight –  Northern Centre for Con. Art, Sunderland /The Orchard Gallery, Derry

1993     Under Spaghetti Junction –  Fine Rats International, Birmingham

1991     The Secret Life of Objects – Ikon Gallery, Birmingham


Collections:

2003       Straight Lines – Juming Museum, Taipei, Taiwan


Critical Reviews and Press Coverage
:

The Guardian Guide – feature by Rob Clarke May 7th 2011

From Dusk till Dawn magazine – Feature interview with Thomas Phillips Summer 2011

Obsessionistas – collectors & their collections website, co_flict exhibition 2011

‘In Touch Magazine’ – Con_flict Exhibition 2011

Networking Practise – EMVAN consultation event Quad, Derby 2010

‘underpin’ AXIS website Selected for Public Realm Section for new commissioned work Dec 2006

‘underpin’ What’s on previews a-n Magazine by S  Mark Gubb Sept 2006

‘Art wrecked by vandals” Evening Post Nottingham by Kate Skelton Sept 2006

‘Matter of Time’ Listings Evening Post Nottingham by Mark Patterson Sept 2006

Dr. Slavko Kacunko ‘Closed Circuit Video Installations’ ZKM 2003

Katrine Narkiewicz ‘The creative force behind I HOME’ http://www.vibewire.net Feb 2003

Louise Clement ‘Someone somewhere is watching you’ I HOME @ Q ARTS Website Nov 2002

Artwork, AN Publications, July 2000

Su Jones, Roles and Reasons, AN Publications, April 1997

Su Jones, Measuring the Experience, AN Publications, January 1997

Amanda Crabtree in conversation with Su Jones, Art & Design edition on Public Art, 1996

Su Jones, Revolution, Artist Newsletter, February 1996

David Hammond, Revolution, The Huddersfield Daily Examiner, December 8th 1995

Su Jones, Down the Drain, Artist Newsletter, September 1995

Terry Grimley, Down the Drain, The Birmingham Post, August 5th 1995

Brian Hatton, Under Spaghetti Junction, Arts Monthly, October 1993

Terry Grimley, Art for Rats` Sake, The Birmingham Post, August 21st 1993

Hugh Stoddart, Out of Order, Artist Newsletter, August 1992

Jeffery Collins, Post Industrial Performance Art, Performance Magazine, Spring 1992

Robert Clarke, The Guardian, December 1991


Conferences, Workshops, Talks & Presentations
:

2017     Curator for MIGRATION Curatorial talks at The Arthouse, Wakefield, UK

2016     PingPong Symposium, organized by Mareike Drobny & Florian Tuercke, Kreis Gallery, Nurenburg, Germany

2015     Curator for HOME & AWAY Curatorial talks at Arthouse, Wakefield, UK

2012     Arts Derbyshire annual conference panel discussion member, Level Centre, Derbyshire, UK

2011     Re-place symposium Cromford Mill Derbyshire, UK

2011     Emvan – Artists working Internationally presentation, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

2010     Emvan – Consultation event Quad Derby UK

2010     Sandarbh UK Presentation – Museum Lichtenberg im Stadthaus, Berlin, Germany

2009     Sandarbh UK Int. Artist Residency Presentation Quad, Derby, UK

2004     A Space for Art Presentation for Angel Row and Bonington Galleries, Nottingham UK

2004     Embodying the Scenery of Ecology’ 2004 Juming Museum International Art Camp, Taiwan

2004     Consultant for Quad Architects interviews Derby, East Midlands UK

2001     Lead Artist, artist-training course run by Commissions East, Lincoln, Lincs UK

1999     Public Remarks Animateur for Artist workshops for c/PLEX West Bromwich, UK

1998     Workshop with Alsöp & Stormer for c/PLEX West Bromwich, UK

1995     Chimera Symposium, Fine Rats International, Sydney, Australia

1994     Littoral Symposium, Fine Rats International, Manchester


Selected Teaching Experience
:

2017     Mentor at Artcore for Art Attachment residencies, Derby, UK

2007     Visiting Lecturer Newcastle University, UK

2001/3 Henry Moore Fellowship, University of Derby, Derby, UK

1999     Visiting Lecturer, Fine Art Department, Sydney College of Art, Sydney. Australia

1996     Visiting Lecturer, Norwood School of Art, Adelaide. Australia

1995     Visiting Lecturer, Fine Art Department, Sydney College of Art, Sydney. Australia

1995     Visiting Lecturer, Fine Art Department, University of Central England, Birmingham, UK

1994     Visiting Lecturer, MA Public Art, Chelsea College of Art, London, UK


Forthcoming projects:

2018     Curating International Artist Residency – Lab Derby 2018

2018     Exhibition curator – Sandarbh New York, US

2018     Exhibition Kreis – Gallery Nuremburg, Germany

2018     International Artist Residency Mexico City, Mexico

2018     Curating One month International Artist Residency, Mevagissey, UK

2018     One-month artist residency Guangzhou, China

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