Martin Smith

I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book

Martin Smith I believe in, 2015
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Martin Smith I believe in, 2015, pigment print with permanent pen, 40 x 40 cm
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Martin Smith I want to be, 2015

Martin Smith I want to be, 2015, pigment print with permanent pen, 40 x 40cm

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Martin Smith No Nonsense type, 2015
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Martin Smith No Nonsense type, 2015, pigment print with cut out letters, 96 x 96cm
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Martin Smith No Nonsense type [text]

Martin Smith No Nonsense type [text]

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Martin Smith Untitled, 2012
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Martin Smith Untitled, 2012, hand carved c type prints, 30 x 17 x 17cm
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Martin Smith Untitled (reverse), 2012
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Martin Smith Untitled (reverse), 2012, hand carved c type prints, 30 x 17 x 17cm
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Martin Smith Eyewear, 2015
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Martin Smith Eyewear, 2015, pigment print with cut out letters, 110 x 75 cm
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Martin Smith Experiment with verbs [text]

Martin Smith Experiment with verbs [text]

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Martin Smith Money laughed at my sausage [text]

Martin Smith Money laughed at my sausage [text]

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Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 1]

Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 1]

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Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 2]

Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 2]

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Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 3]

Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 3]

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Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 4]

Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 4]

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Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 5]

Martin Smith I'm sick of sittin' round here tryin' to write this book [installation view 5]

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Martin Smith

Martin Smith Heat sealing machine, 2012
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Martin Smith Heat sealing machine, 2012, pigment print on photo rag with released letters, 100 x 100 cm
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Martin Smith Mother's father, 2012
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Martin Smith Mother's father, 2012, pigment print on photo rag with released letters, 100 x 100 cm
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Martin Smith Father's mother, 2012
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Martin Smith Father's mother, 2012, pigment print on photo rag with released letters, 100 x 100 cm
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Martin Smith Brother's sister, 2012
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Martin Smith Brother's sister, 2012, pigment print on photo rag with released letters, 100 x 100 cm
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Martin Smith Exercise #1, 2012
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Martin Smith Exercise #1, 2012, lead pencil on exercise paper with released letters and EVA resin, 21 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith Sister's son, 2012
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Martin Smith Sister's son, 2012, pigment print on photo rag with released letters, 100 x 100 cm
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Martin Smith Exercise #2, 2012
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Martin Smith Exercise #2, 2012, lead pencil on exercise paper with released letters and EVA resin, 21 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith Exercise #2, 2012 (detail)

Martin Smith Exercise #2, 2012 (detail)

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Martin Smith Exercise #3, 2012

Martin Smith Exercise #3, 2012, lead pencil on exercise paper with released letters and EVA resin, 21 x 30 cm

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Martin Smith Exercise #4, 2012
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Martin Smith Exercise #4, 2012, lead pencil on exercise paper with released letters and EVA resin, 21 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith Exercise #4, 2012 (detail)

Martin Smith Exercise #4, 2012 (detail)

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Martin Smith Exercise #5, 2012
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Martin Smith Exercise #5, 2012, lead pencil on exercise paper with released letters and EVA resin, 21 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith Exercise #6, 2012
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Martin Smith Exercise #6, 2012, lead pencil on exercise paper with released letters and EVA resin, 21 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith Martin Smith installation view

Martin Smith Martin Smith installation view

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Martin Smith Martin Smith installation view

Martin Smith Martin Smith installation view

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Martin Smith Martin Smith installation view

Martin Smith Martin Smith installation view

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Melbourne Art Fair 2010

Martin Smith Enough, 2010

Martin Smith Enough, 2010, pigment print and collage, 90 x 180 cm

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Martin Smith This time tomorrow, 2010

Martin Smith This time tomorrow, 2010, type c photos, EVA resin and granite, 11 x 28 x 18 cm

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Until You Comfort Your Father

Martin Smith Until you comfort your father, 2010

Martin Smith Until you comfort your father, 2010, pigment print and collage, 90 x 180 cm

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Martin Smith Enough, 2010
$9,900 incl. GST

Martin Smith Enough, 2010, pigment print and collage, 90 x 180 cm, $9,900 incl. GST

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Martin Smith Regards Dad, 2010

Martin Smith Regards Dad, 2010, pigment print and collage, 90 x 70 cm

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Martin Smith Sydney, 2010
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Martin Smith Sydney, 2010, pigment print and collage, 90 x 270 cm
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Martin Smith Any day now, 2010
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Martin Smith Any day now, 2010, type c photos, EVA resin and timber, 40 x 22 x 10 cm
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Martin Smith Any day now, 2010, detail

Martin Smith Any day now, 2010, detail

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Martin Smith Any day now, 2010, alternate view

Martin Smith Any day now, 2010, alternate view

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Martin Smith This time tomorrow, 2010

Martin Smith This time tomorrow, 2010, type c photos, EVA resin and granite, 11 x 28 x 18 cm

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Martin Smith Fix it up, 2010
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Martin Smith Fix it up, 2010, pigment print and collage, unique edition , 90 x 180 cm
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Martin Smith Untitled 1, 2010
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Martin Smith Untitled 1, 2010, pigment print, 90 x 270 cm
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Martin Smith Untitled 2, 2010
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Martin Smith Untitled 2, 2010, silver gelatin print on fibre based paper with selecitve toning, 48 x 48 cm
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Martin Smith Untitled 3, 2010
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Martin Smith Untitled 3, 2010, silver gelatin print on fibre based paper with selecitve toning, 48 x 48 cm
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Martin Smith Untitled 4, 2010
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Martin Smith Untitled 4, 2010, silver gelatin print on fibre based paper with selecitve toning, 48 x 48 cm
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Martin Smith Untitled 5, 2010
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Martin Smith Untitled 5, 2010, silver gelatin print on fibre based paper with selecitve toning, 48 x 48 cm
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Martin Smith Untitled 6, 2010

Martin Smith Untitled 6, 2010, silver gelatin print on fibre based paper with selecitve toning, 48 x 48 cm

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Martin Smith Untitled 7, 2010

Martin Smith Untitled 7, 2010, silver gelatin print on fibre based paper with selecitve toning, 48 x 48 cm

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Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

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Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

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Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

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Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

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Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

Martin Smith Until You Comfort Your Father installation view

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My Jesus Lets Me Rub His Belly

Martin Smith After three months on the road, Mary finally loosened up, 2009
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Martin Smith After three months on the road, Mary finally loosened up, 2009, photographic carving on marble base, 18 x 10 x 10 cm
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Martin Smith And also with you #1, 2009
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Martin Smith And also with you #1, 2009, collage on paper, eva, 42 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith And also with you #4, 2009
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Martin Smith And also with you #4, 2009, collage on paper, eva, 42 x 30 cm, $1,200 incl. GST

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Martin Smith And also with you #5, 2009

Martin Smith And also with you #5, 2009, collage on paper, eva, 42 x 30 cm

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Martin Smith And also with you #7, 2009
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Martin Smith And also with you #7, 2009, collage on paper, eva, 42 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith And also with you #8, 2009
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Martin Smith And also with you #8, 2009, collage on paper, eva, 42 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith And also with you #9, 2010

Martin Smith And also with you #9, 2010, collage on paper, eva, 42 x 30 cm

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Martin Smith Hot/humid/oppressive/stifling/still, 2009

Martin Smith Hot/humid/oppressive/stifling/still, 2009, pigment print and collage, 90 x 130 cm

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Martin Smith I lived with Jesus for a year and put on 10 kilos, 2009
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Martin Smith I lived with Jesus for a year and put on 10 kilos, 2009, photographic carving on marble base, 18 x 10 x 10 cm
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Martin Smith I still hate that man, 2009
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Martin Smith I still hate that man, 2009, pigment print and collage, 130 x 180 cm
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Martin Smith My frenetic, anxiety driven snuffing, 2009

Martin Smith My frenetic, anxiety driven snuffing, 2009, pigment print and collage, 90 x 130 cm

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Martin Smith The homily, 2009
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Martin Smith The homily, 2009, pigment and collage, 130 x 90 cm
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Martin Smith The relationship blossomed, 2009
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Martin Smith The relationship blossomed, 2009, pigment print and collage, 115 x 115 cm
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Martin Smith I believe in, 2015
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Martin Smith I believe in, 2015, pigment print with permanent pen, 40 x 40 cm
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Martin Smith No Nonsense type, 2015
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Martin Smith No Nonsense type, 2015, pigment print with cut out letters, 96 x 96cm
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Martin Smith Eyewear, 2015
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Martin Smith Eyewear, 2015, pigment print with cut out letters, 110 x 75 cm
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Martin Smith Heat sealing machine, 2012
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Martin Smith Heat sealing machine, 2012, pigment print on photo rag with released letters, 100 x 100 cm
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Martin Smith Mother's father, 2012
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Martin Smith Mother's father, 2012, pigment print on photo rag with released letters, 100 x 100 cm
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Martin Smith Father's mother, 2012
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Martin Smith Father's mother, 2012, pigment print on photo rag with released letters, 100 x 100 cm
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Martin Smith Brother's sister, 2012
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Martin Smith Brother's sister, 2012, pigment print on photo rag with released letters, 100 x 100 cm
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Martin Smith Exercise #1, 2012
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Martin Smith Exercise #1, 2012, lead pencil on exercise paper with released letters and EVA resin, 21 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith Exercise #5, 2012
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Martin Smith Exercise #5, 2012, lead pencil on exercise paper with released letters and EVA resin, 21 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith Exercise #6, 2012
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Martin Smith Exercise #6, 2012, lead pencil on exercise paper with released letters and EVA resin, 21 x 30 cm
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Martin Smith Any day now, 2010
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Martin Smith Any day now, 2010, type c photos, EVA resin and timber, 40 x 22 x 10 cm
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Martin Smith Fix it up, 2010
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Martin Smith Fix it up, 2010, pigment print and collage, unique edition , 90 x 180 cm
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Martin Smith Untitled 2, 2010
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Martin Smith Untitled 2, 2010, silver gelatin print on fibre based paper with selecitve toning, 48 x 48 cm
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Martin Smith Untitled 5, 2010
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Martin Smith Untitled 5, 2010, silver gelatin print on fibre based paper with selecitve toning, 48 x 48 cm
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Martin Smith is a Brisbane-based artist and photographer. Hand-cutting text from photographic prints, his intriguing works feature personal stories, diary entries and lyrics. Often confessional, the text is filled with memories and nostalgia, and conveyed with Smith's trademark humour. Incorporating text, photographs and collage, Smith’s works reflect intimate and meaningful moments of his life and offer wry observations of the world.

Smith’s works have been exhibited both in Australia and internationally. In 2014, he was included in the Dong Gang International Photo Festival in Korea. His work has also been included in the major exhibition, Primavera at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney (2007). Smith's work is held in the collections of Artbank, the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, University of Queensland Art Museum, the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) and Monash City Gallery, and in corporate and private collections in Australia, Hong Kong, France and the USA. 

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Martin Smith Residency at NARS Foundation

Martin Smith is currently undertaking a three-month residency at NARS Foundation in New York. Supported by the Australia Council and Arts Queensland, Smith will also exhibit in the residency exhibition at NARS in December.⠀

For further details, please click here.


Martin Smith at UQ Art Museum

Selected from the University of Queensland Art Collection, artwork by Martin Smith is included in the current exhibition The Dust Never Settles at UQ Art Museum. Opening today, the exhibition is on view until 30 July. For further information please click here.


Martin Smith at Caboolture Regional Gallery

Works by Martin Smith have been included in the exhibition, Love... More than a four letter word at Caboolture Regional Gallery. The exhibition features work by artists working across varying mediums and approaches, all exploring the concept of love in its many capacities. Featured artists include Tracey Moffatt, Joy Hester, Jenny Watson, Linde Ivimey, Angelic Mestiti, Clarke Beaumont and others. 

The exhibition opens on 18 May and will run until 9 July 2016. An artist talk by Martin Smith, Courtney Coomb, Brian Sanstrom and Jenny Watson will be held on Satureday 11 June at 11am.

For further information, please click here.


Martin Smith at Monash Gallery of Art

Works by Martin Smith are included in the upcoming exhibition, Cutting Edge, at Monash Gallery of Art. The exhibition will showcase contemporary artists who physically manipulate photographic prints to create unique artworks. 

Cutting Edge opens on 26 November 2015 and runs until 21 February 2016.

For further information, please click here.


Martin Smith exhibition in New York

Martin Smith is currently showing in New York at United Photo Industries's Brooklyn gallery. His exhibition We Exchanged Phone Numbers runs until 31 January 2013. 

For further details, please click here.


John Nicholson and Martin Smith in 'Ten Years of Things' at UQ Art Museum

Sculptures by gallery artists John Nicholson and Martin Smith have been included in the forthcoming exhibition Ten Years of Things at the University of Queensland Art Museum. Curated by Samantha Littley and Gordon Craig, this exhibition focuses on art as object; things that surround us, entering into our lives as desire and necessity dictates. Within the art museum, objects take on particular meaning, perceived as separate or ‘other’ than other things. The art object and ideas around objecthood are explored in Ten Years of Things, which includes works of art made over the last decade.

The exhibition runs from 7 December 2012 until 24 March 2013.


Martin Smith finalist in Bowness Photography Prize

Martin Smith has been selected as a finalist in the 2012 Bowness Photography Prize at Monash Gallery of Art. To view works by Smith, please click here.


Martin Smith at Artspace Mackay

Martin Smith creates collages telling stories of lived experiences and family histories. By painstakingly hand carving text into his photographs, he creates a type of intricate self portrait, an assemblage of moments and memories to which many will easily relate.

Martin Smith's exhibition A Perfect Price for Donny is now showing at Artspace Mackay. The exhibitions runs from 30 March until 19 May 2012.

For futher details, please click here.

 


Martin Smith and Selina Ou finalists in Bowness Photography Prize

Congratulations to Selina Ou and Martin Smith, who have both been selected as finalists in the 2011 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize at Monash Gallery of Art.


Martin Smith wins Prometheus Visual Arts Award 2011

Congratulations to gallery artist Martin Smith, who has been announced as the winner of the 2011 Prometheus Visual Arts Award. The $15,000 acquisitive prize was awarded to Smith for his hand-cut photographic work, Every Sunday, 2009.

To view other works by Martin Smith, click here.


Martin Smith in Photofile Magazine

Martin Smith is featured in Photofile Magazine in an article by Pat Hoffie.

Hoffie unravels Smith’s ability to pair mundane images with loaded text to create an awkward yet intriguing relationship between to two visual languages.

To read the article, please click here.


Martin Smith at SASA Gallery

Martin Smith is included in Parallels of Lattitude at the University of South Australia's SASA Gallery, opening on 28 September 2017.

Parallels of Latitude is a group exhibition of six photographic artists, half from Queensland and half from South Australia. The premise underpinning the exhibition is to explore the role of place in photographic expression through the different legacies of state culture put into play by Dunstan and Bjelke Petersen.

For further details, please click here.

 

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