Shannon Catherine Smith
2644 East 19th St.
Tucson, AZ. 85716
M.F.A. 2006 Photography University of Arizona
B.F.A. 2001 Photography Northern Kentucky University
2018 Adjunct Instructor, University of Arizona, ART 242, Introduction to Photography Concepts
2017-present Assistant Registrar, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
2008-2016 Instructor, The Gregory School, Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced Photography
2015 Instructor, Tucson Museum of Art, Summer Arts Program, Photography
2005 Graduate Instructor, University of Arizona, Beginning Black & White Photography, Spring 2005, Fall 2005
2004 Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona, Beginning Black & White Photography, Spring 2004
2003 Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona, ART 119, Contemporary Art and Theory, Fall 2003
2003-2005 Center for Creative Photography: Avedon Archive Registration Student Assistant
2005 Graduate Trust Grant
2005 Medici Scholars Award
2005 George Grant
2004 Graduate College Fellowship
2003 Graduate College Fellowship
2019 American Stories: Bill Owens, David Hurn, David Graham, and Shannon Smith, Etherton Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
2018 Contemplations, Meditations and Impressions: Observations from Tucson Photographers: Group Exhibition, The Galleria at the YWCA of Southern Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
2018 Fraction Magazine, 10th Anniversary, Issue 110, http://www.fractionmagazine.com/issue-110
2018 Motherhood Unveiled: Don’t Smile Photo, Online Exhibition, Curator: Stephanie Shively, founder of Stitches and Pics Gallery, Sackets Harbor, NY. http://dont-smile.com/exhibitions-1/motherhood-unveiled
2017 All Art Arizona, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ
2017 Constructing Narrative, Light Leaked, Online Exhibition, May 2017, Jurors: Dana Stirling and Yoav Friedlander, Co-Founders and Editors of Float Photo Magazine http://www.lightleaked.com/exhibition-constructing-narrative.html
2017 The Female Gaze: Portraits: Don't Smile Photo, Online Exhibition, Curator: Ashley Kauschinger, Editor of Light Leaked http://dont-smile.com/exhibitions-1/2017/4/11/the-female-gaze-portraits
2017 Being Feminist: What Feminism Means To Me, The Galleria at the YWCA of Southern Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
2016 Fast Forward: Women in Photo, Instagram Feed Conversation, Research led by UCA Farnham in collaboration with PARC /LCC & Tate Modern
2016 HOME, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. Juror: Kevin Miller, Associate Curator of Southeast Museum of Photography
2016 Ansel Adams & the American Photograph, Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ.
2016 2016 SPE Combined Caucus Juried Traveling Exhibition, Living Arts, Tulsa, OK.
2016 Wish You Were Here, Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ.
2016 Reflections of Arizona, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ.
2016 Children, SHOTS Magazine, Issue No. 131, Spring, 2016
2016 2016 SPE Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition, Las Vegas, NV. Juror: Aline Smithson, founder of Lenscratch
2016 Home, Midwest Center For Photography, Wichita, KS.
2015 At Home, Don't Take Pictures, Online Exhibition http://www.donttakepictures.com/at-home/
2015 Not MY Family Values, Art Photo Index, Online Exhibition, Curator: Rebecca Senf, Norton Family Curator of Photography at The Center for Creative Photography and The Phoenix Art Museum http://www.artphotoindex.com/api/exhibitions2/?view=10003&showtitle=1#1
2015 Hand Painted Signs, The Galleria at the YWCA of Southern Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
2014 Small Works Exhibition, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
2014 Arizona Works, Southwest University of Visual Arts Florence Quarter Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
2014 Hit The Road! Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
2013 Arizona Biennial '13, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ. Juror: René Paul Barilleaux, Chief Curator/Curator of Art after 1945, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas.
2013 We Are Family, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct., VT. Juror: Chris Verene
2013 The Fraction 50, Top 50 Photographers of 2013, Fraction Magazine, The Fifth Anniversary Issue
2013 Beyond Portraiture: Childhood, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE.
2012 small WORKS, ATLAS fine art services, Tucson, AZ.
2012 Pollos del Pueblo, Dinnerware Artspace, Tucson, AZ.
2012 Mobile-O-graphy, Darkroom Gallery, Essex Jct., VT. Juror: Dan Burkholder
2012 Family Matters, Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ.
2012 Beyond the Lens, Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ. Juror: Joseph Labate, Award of Excellence
2011 Delight-becomes pictorial- A Visual Lexicon of Dickinson's First Lines, Big Read Pop–up Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
2011 small WORKS, ATLAS Fine Art Services, Tucson, AZ.
2011 Slideluck Potshow Kentucky, Land of Tomorrow Gallery, Louisville, KY.
2011 SPE Southwest Regional Conference 2011 Juried Members Exhibition, Marion Center for Photographic Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2011 Phone-ography, ArtsEye Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
2011 Arizona Biennial '11, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ. Juror: Anne Ellegood, Senior Curator UCLA Hammer Museum
2011 Picturing Tucson: An Exhibit of Cell Phone Photography, Tohono Chul Gallery, Tucson, AZ.
2011 Slideluck Potshow Phoenix, The Historic Icehouse, Phoenix, AZ.
2011 Curious Camera, 3rd Annual Pinhole and Plastic Camera Competition, ArtsEye Gallery, Tucson, AZ. Jurors: Teresa Engle Moreno and Stu Jenks, Award of Honorable Mention
2011 Beyond the Lens, Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ. Juror: Ken Rosenthal, Award of Merit
2010 "16", T.A.C. Studios, Tucson, AZ.
2010 2010 Resident Alumni Fund Benefit Art Auction, Benefiting the OB/GYN Resident Education Fund for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arizona
2010 Photographs and Free Candy, T.A.C. Studios, Tucson, AZ.
2010 Beyond the Lens, Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, AZ. Juror: Kate Palmer Albers, Assistant Professor of Art History at the University of Arizona, Award of Excellence
2009 Arizona Biennial '09, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ. Juror: Dr. Tim Rogers, Chief Curator New Mexico Museum of Art
2009 Continuum, The University of Arizona School of Art Studios, Tucson, AZ.
2008 I Love You Love Me: An Exhibition Exploring the Complex Notion of Personal Relationships, Northern Kentucky University
2007 From Our Perspective: A National Women’s Art Exhibition, The Wallace Smith Theatre Gallery, Oakland Community College, Farmington Hills, MI.
2007 GIRLS! GIRLS! GIRLS!, Zoe Boutique, Tucson, AZ.
2007 Arizona Biennial '07, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ. Juror: Dianne Vanderlip, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Denver Museum of Art
2007 Seize and Play, Synthetica Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
2007 BYTES: Making Pictures with Ones and Zeroes, Dinnerware Contemporary Arts, Tucson, AZ.
2006 Tucson Munny, Lulubell, Tucson, AZ.
2006 In Stereo: Visual Commentary on Social Stereotypes in Society, The Greenwich Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
2006 Doing It Domestic, Zoe Boutique, Tucson, AZ.
2006 U of A 2006 Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, The University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ.
2006 "home (____) home", Group show exploring ideas of home and domesticity featuring Photography, Mixed Media, Painting, Installation, and Performance Art, DinnerWare Contemporary Arts, Tucson, AZ.
2005 Recent Works by Shannon Smith & Racheal Rios, Shot in the Dark Café, Tucson, AZ.
2005 Still Battling Clip Art, Centennial Hall, University of Arizona
2004 Bare Witness, Kaldi's Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
2003 Oculus Photographic Arts Group: Oculus Photo Folio, Tyler School of Art Gallery at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA., Curator: January Parkos
2003 Intimate Geography: Show of Photographic Works by Two Cincinnati Artists, The Greenwich Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
2003 Viridian Artists XIVth Annual Juried Exhibition, Viridian Artists at Chelsea, New York, NY, Juror: Robert Rosenblum, Guggenheim Museum
2002 Click: Group Show of Exploratory Photography by 15 Area Artists, The Artery, Newport, KY.
2002 Summer Small Works, Limner Gallery, New York, NY.
2002 Benefit for Breast Cancer Show, Southgate House Art Gallery, Newport, KY.
2002 X-Ray Magazine 2nd Anniversary Show, SSNOVA Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
2002 New Women's Work: An Exhibition of Young and Upcoming Female Artists in the Greater Cincinnati Area, The Artery, Newport, KY.
2001 Art On View, The Dairy Barn Cultural Arts Center, Athens, OH, Juror: Rebecca Ibel, Owner of the Rebecca Ibel Gallery, Columbus, OH.
2001 Benefit for Breast Cancer Show, 20th Century Ballroom Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
2001 Black & White Documentary Photography: Group Show of Selected Works from Documentaries by Area Artists, Franklin Street Art Gallery, Dayton, OH.
2001 Juried Student Show and Scholarship Competition, Northern Kentucky University, Juror: Dennis Harrington, Curator of the Weston Gallery, Cincinnati, OH. Best of 3-D Mixed Media and Tom Schiff Merit Scholarship
2000 Eleven Minds: NKU Art Department Scholarship Recipients Show, Northern Kentucky University
2000 Juried Student Show and Scholarship Competition, Northern Kentucky University, Juror: Suzanne Fisher, Professor of Art, Cincinnati Art Academy, Best of Show and Tom Schiff Merit Scholarship
2005 Bed Rest, Lionel Rombach Gallery, University of Arizona
2003 Don't Trash the Nati: Recent Works by Shannon Smith, The Comet Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.
2003 Mixed Media Photography by Shannon Smith, Enzo's Art Gallery, Covington, KY.
2001 It's Personal: B.F.A. Senior Thesis Show, Northern Kentucky University
2001 Another Covington Special: Recent Works by Shannon Smith, Humbug Gallery, Covington, KY.
49th Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Image Maker Presenter, March 24, 2012.
Tucson Museum of Art, Platica: Informal gallery tour of selected works in the AZ. Biennial, July 17, 2011.
UA Museum of Art, Artist Lecture: MFA Thesis Exhibition Public Lecture, May 3, 2006.
DinnerWare Contemporary Arts, Artist Lecture: "home (____) home", Feb. 15, 2006.