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danya smith

b. 1993
Richmond, VA

education
2016 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2015 BFA, Sculpture + Extended Media, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Richmond, VA

residencies
2019 Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2017 The Shandaken Project, New Windsor, NY
2015 Lighthouse Works Fellowship, Fishers Island, NY

selected honors + awards
2015 Jose Puig Memorial Award, VCU Dept. of Sculpture, Richmond, VA
2015 Deans Scholarship, VCU Dept. of Sculpture, Richmond, VA
2015 Best in Sculpture, Undergraduate Juried Fine Arts Exhibition at Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA
2014 Reynolds Gallery Scholarship, Richmond, VA
2014 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Undergraduate Fellowship, Richmond, VA
2012 Selected Tasmeem Design Conference Attendee, Doha, Qatar
2011 Provost Scholarship, VCU, Richmond, VA

publications
2019 Artit Voice of Artists Issue No. 8
2013 Direct Art Magazine Volume 20

solo exhibitions
2018 altar ego at Good Children Gallery in New Orleans, LA
2017 fill that whole in my heart at Good Enough Gallery in Atlanta, GA

selected group exhibitions
2018 E. Craig Wall Jr. Academic Center Video Exhibition Project at Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson NC
2017 Miami is Nice at SpaceCamp in Baltimore, MD
2017 Unreliable Narrator at Art House Gallery in Jersey City, NJ
2016 Meatballs at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2015 Call Mom at 45 Acorn St., Providence, RI
2015 The Lost Episode at 300 E and 300 W Broad St., Richmond VA
2014 Color at BWAC in Brooklyn, New York
2013-15 Undergraduate Juried Fine Arts Exhibition at Anderson Gallery, Richmond VA
2013 FORM FOLLOWS FUNction at Books Bikes and Beyond Thrift Store, Richmond, VA
2013 Placing the Placeless at VCU Student Art Space, Richmond VA
2013 Color! at GCCR Gallery, Richmond VA
2013 All Women 2013 Exhibition on Light Space & Time Online Gallery
2013 Diametric Visions: Emerging Artists in Two Parts at Limner Gallery, Hudson NY