Wendy Smith Drawing

Wendy Smith studied painting at Nottingham College of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art,  London. She has a D.Phil. from the University of York and was subsequently awarded a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to develop her thesis: Representation, Art and the Real World. Wendy has taught in the fine art departments at Norwich, Manchester, Leicester and Brighton; she was formerly Head of Department of Fine Art at Camberwell School of Art and Crafts and, briefly, Head of Graduate Studies at the Laban Centre for Movement and Dance, London. She is now a freelance artist living and working in London.

Selected Exhibitions

2015
PERFECTIoNISM (part II), curated by Becca Pelly-Fry, Griffin Gallery, London

2013
Narratives of Arrival and Resolution, curated by Deanna Petherbridge, Art Space Gallery, London
Junction, curated by Stephanie Nebbia, C&C Gallery, London
Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London

2012
Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London

2011
Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London

2010
Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London
London Group Annual Members’ Exhibition, Cello Factory, London

2009
Royal Academy Summer Show, London (invited artist)
Drawing: Act and Artefact, The Morley Gallery, London (co-curator)
London Group Open, Menier Gallery, London

2007
Collective Response, Guildhall Art Gallery, London
Wendy Smith & Tony Carter, drawings and sculptures, The Dean’s Cloister, St George’s Chapel, Windsor

2005
The Top Room: A Retrospective, Chelsea Space, London
Les Merveilles du Monde, Musee des Beaux Arts de Dunkerque, France
Creekside Open, APT Gallery, London [prizewinner]

2002
Lines of Thought domoBaal Contemporary Art, London*
21st Gear, The Top Room, London

1995
Gilmour Gallery, London*

1990
Arup Associates (Architects), London*
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London*

1981
3rd Tolly Cobbold Eastern Arts Exhibition (touring)

1980
Summer Show II Serpentine Gallery, London
House Gallery, Regents Park London
Kettle’s Yard Gallery, Cambridge*

1978
Park Square Gallery, Leeds*

*solo shows