Molly Michelle Smith

mollymichellesmith.com

molly@mollymichellesmith.com

Seattle, WA 98107

 

EDUCATION:

 

Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

May 2012

Bachelor of Arts

Major: Fine Art, concentration in oil painting.

Minor: Environmental Science.

 

HONORS & AWARDS:

 

* Selected as an Artist in Residence at the Brooklyn Art Space. May 2012-January 2013

* Awarded the annual Non Satis Scire Scholarship for academic excellence. 2008-2012

* Honored as a Hampshire College Scholar. 2008-2012

* Awarded the merit-based, H.C. Division III Fine Art Grant. Spring 2012

* Won the award for Best Animation at the Five College Film Festival. Spring 2012

* Awarded the Gilman Scholarship for study abroad in Costa Rica. Fall 2010

 

ACHIEVEMENTS:

 

Solo Shows

* Cute Fluffy Animals & Their Concerning Nature. Hampshire College Main Gallery, Amherst, MA. 2012

 

Residencies

* Artist in Residence at the Brooklyn Art Space. Brooklyn, NY.  May 2012-January 2013

 

Screenings

* Bun e. in a Series of Shorts. Crown Heights Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY.  2012

* Bun e. in a Series of Shorts. Pleasant Street Theater, Northampton, MA.     2012

* Bun e. in a Series of Shorts. The Five College Film Fest, Northampton, MA.     2012

 

Group Shows & Open Studios

* Gowanus Open Studios. Brooklyn, NY.     2012

* GO: a community curated open studio project. Brooklyn, NY.     2012

* Member Salon. Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.     2012

* A Division II Retrospective. The Tavern Gallery, Amherst, MA.  2011

* Black. Jannotta Gallery, Northampton, MA.   2011

 

Commissions

* Entrance Mural. The Wellness Center, Amherst, MA.      2012

 

Publications

* Sixteen Kitties, published in The Reader. Hampshire College, Amherst, MA. 2012

 

Press

* Featured on Theo Chocolate’s Facebook. Seattle, WA. 2013

* Featured in Amherst Cinema News. Amherst, MA. 2012

* Featured in Hampshire College News. Amherst, MA. 2012 & 2011

* Featured by Cuteable. www.cuteable.com. 2012

 

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

Founder, Owner & Designer

2013

Molly Michelle Smith Designs, Seattle, WA.

 

Sales Associate

2012-2013

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY.

 

On-Site Project Coordinator & Artist’s Assistant

2012

CITYarts, New York, NY.

 

Gallery Curator & Assistant Manager

2012

The Tavern Arts Space, Amherst, MA.

 

Gallery Assistant

2010-2011

Anchor House of Artists, Northampton, MA.