General

The artist lives and works in New York.
Born in St. Albans, England, 1967
BTEC Diploma in General Design, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, 1985
Bachelor of Arts, Kingston Polytechnic, Kingston upon Thames, England, 1988
Moved to New York, 1988
Studied painting and drawing at the Art Students League, New York, New York, 1995 - 1997
Portrait commission (actor Sir Ian McKellen), National Portrait Gallery, London England, 2001 - 2002


Awards

1999–BP Portrait Award First Prize, the National Portrait Gallery, London, England
1998–BP Portrait Award Third Prize, the National Portrait Gallery, London, England


Solo Exhibitions

2015
Pico, Garra, Mano, Pincel.  Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.
Beak, Claw, Hand, Brush; New Paintings, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2008
Clive Smith: Pleasuring My Guilt, Marlborough Gallery, New York , New York , United States.
2006
Clive Smith, Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.
2005
Clive Smith: different but the same, Marlborough Gallery,, New York, New York, United States.
2002
Clive Smith - recent paintings, Marlborough Fine Art, London, England.
2000
Clive Smith: a stage - recent paintings, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.
1999
Galerie DeBellefeuille, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.


Group Exhibitions

2014
LifeLoggers: Chronicling the Everyday", Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, Illinois, United States.
2013
LifeLoggers: Chronicling the Everyday", Perlman Teaching Museum at Carleton College, Minnesota, United States.
2013
The Wall", Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.
2011
Alfonso Albacete/Ricardo Maffei/Clive Smith, Marlborough Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
2011
Summer Group Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2009
Mutatis Mutandis: Appearance and Identity, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, New York, United States.
2009
Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Chelsea,, New York, New York, United States.
2009
Summer Exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2008
Shanghai Art Fair 2008 (with Marlborough), Shanghai, China.
2008
Summer Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.
2007
Great Britons: Treasures from the National Portrait Gallery, London, the National Portrait Gallery, The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC, United States.
2007
Summer exhibition, Marlborough Gallery, New York , New York , United States.
2006
9 verdades creativas, Caja Segovia - Obra Social y Cultural, Segovia, Spain.
2005
About Faces: Portraits Past and Present, Staten Island Museum, Staten Island, New York, United States.
2005
USA, Hoy - Pintura Y Escultura, Galería Marlborough, Madrid, Spain.
2005
Works on Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, United States.
2004
Group Show, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, Untied States.
1999
Re-presenting Representation, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York, United States.
1997
The Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries, London, England. (curated by Ray Richardson)

Public Collections
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York, United States
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Frissiras Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
National Portrait Gallery, London, England
 

Press

2015
"Marlborough gallery Madrid. Pico, Garra, Mano, Pincel." Descubrire el Arte, October 2, 
Elmhurst Art Museum. "LifeLoggers: Chronicling the Everyday". Chicago Tribune, October 20, 2015
2010
Hudson River Museum. "Paintbox Leaves: Autumnal Inspiration from Cole to Wyeth." Blouin Artinfo, July 16, 2010
2009
The Arts Center of the Capital Region. "Mutatis Mutandis: Appearance and Identity." Troy: The Arts Center of the Capital Region , 2009 (exhibition brochure)
2008
Marlborough Gallery. Clive Smith: pleasuring my guilt.
New York: Marlborough Gallery, 2008 (exhibition catalogue).
2007
"Nueve Verdades Creativas con el patrocinio de Caja Segovia." Managing Sport, September 14, 2007
Richard, Paul. "Facing up to Fame: At the Portrait Gallery 'Great Britons' Distinguishes Itself in One Respect." washingpost.com, May 06, 2007
2006
"Jorge Oteiza y Clive Smith."  Arteinformado: Información para Disfrutar el Arte, April 25, 2006
2005
"La Marlborough muestra sus visions del arte norteamericano actual." Terra, July 05, 2005
"USA Hoy: Pintura y Escultura." Madrid Sindical, June 01, 2005
"USA, Hoy: Pintura y Escultura." Art Notes, July 01, 2011, p. 28
"Visiones del arte estadounidense actual en la Galería Marlborough." El Mundo, July 05, 2005
Ban, Sandra. "Clive Smith." ARTnews, April 01, 2005, p. 128
García Rubí, Amalia. "USA Hoy, Pintura y Escultura Norteamericana." El Punto de las Artes, July 22, 2005, p. 4
Valenciano, Celia. "USA, Hoy: Pintura y Escultura." La Netro, July 20, 2005
Villanueva, Dario. "¿Banco de textos o biblioteca digital?." El Cultural, July 28, 2005, p. 6
2003
Hirsch, Faye."Working Proof: Print Reviews."  Art on Paper, March 01, 2003, pp. 60-61 illustrated
2002
"Clive Smith: Marlborough Fine Art." The Art Newspaper, April 01, 2002, p. 15 illustrated
"Picture This, Sir Ian Unveiled." The Guardian, February 23, 2002, p. 10 illustrated
Sewell, Brian. "The next Lucian Freud...or just a mirage?." Evening Standard, April 12, 1999 illustrated
2001
Gayford, Martin. BP Portrait Award 1990-2001. London : National Portrait Gallery, 2001 illustrated
2000
Dauber, Jeremy. "Clive Smith: Everybody in Khakis." Digitalcity.com, October 01, 2000
1999
Alberge, Dalya. "Slade Sets Standard in National Portrait Prize." The Times, June 25, 1999, p. 9 illustrated
Alberge, Dalya. "Top Prize Won by Artist Who Taught Himself." The Times, June 23, 1999, p. 5 illustrated
"In the Galleries." National Post, October 13, 1999, p. 6 sec. J
Bérubé, Stephanie. " Clive Smith: une perle rare." La Press Montréal, October 09, 1999 illustrated
Campbell-Johnson, Rachel. "Faces that Stand Out in the Crowd." The Times, June 23, 1999, p. 31
Gayford, Martin. "The New Portraiture." Art Quarterly. Autumn, pp. 48-52, illus., September 01, 1999, pp. 48-52 illustrated
Grande, John K. "Clive Smith - dialogue pictural." Vie des Arts. No. 176, September 01, 1999, pp. 40-42 illustrated
Herbert, Martin. "BP Portrait Award." Time Out, September 08, 1999, p. 47 illustrated
Lehmann, Henry. "Clive Smith." Montreal Gazette, October 09, 1999 illustrated
O'Hern, John. "Inspiration and Reflection." Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montréal, Québec, January 01, 1999
Packer, William. "Faces Are Back on the Artist's Agenda." London Financial Times, June 29, 1999, p. 11 illustrated
Sewell, Brian. "Portraits That Show Our Finest Hidden Talents." Evening Standard, August 20, 1999, pp. 30-31
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