Kerry Smith | News
The “Rock, and Other Hard Places” show closes this week in Downtown Los Angeles. Thank you REN Gallery for including me in your wonderful family of artists!
It's been a fun week for my record label series. In addition to the Los Angeles Art Walk I have several paintings in a show tonight called “Orange Crush”. Orange Crush is a collaborative show between Gallery Orange in New Orleans and Parlor Gallery in Asbury Park. The opening is from 7-11 in Asbury Park, NJ.
My record paintings are part of the Downtown Art Walk tonight in Los Angeles from 6-9pm. Thank you REN Gallery for including me in the “Rock, and Other Hard Places” show. The show runs through Aug. 20th in the Fashion District.
I’m very pleased to be part of the “Rock, and Other Hard Places” show REN Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles. I have 30 pieces in the exhibit. The show runs through Aug. 20th in the Fashion District.
I’m part of the Downtown Art Walk tonight in Los Angeles. Thank you REN Gallery for including me in your super cool “Rock, and Other Hard Places” show. The Art Walk is from 6-9pm in the Fashion District.
Opening night in Downtown Los Angeles was fantastic! Many thanks to REN Gallery for making me feel so welcome. What a thrill to show with these talented artists.
Really looking forward to my opening in Downtown Los Angeles on June 8th. Here are several new pieces and commissions from this past weekend.
My show opened last night at REN Gallery in Los Angeles. Many thanks to REN Gallery for having me as their featured artist. The show is titled “Rock, And Other Hard Places” and runs through June 30th. The reception is Saturday, June 8th.
30 record paintings on the way to Los Angeles!
The”Hot Wax” opening was a blast Friday night in Chicago. Thank you Galerie F for including me with so many talented artists! The show runs through April 28th and is located in Logan Square.
Opening night at Galerie F in Chicago. What a fun show!
I’m part of this super cool show tomorrow night Galerie F in Chicago. The music-based show celebrates Record Store Day and runs through April 28th. The exhibit is sponsored by Old Style
I’m super-thrilled to be at Galerie F this weekend in Chicago and REN Gallery in Los Angeles on May 9th.
New paintings for a show next weekend in Chicago. (Kitty not included)
Having a blast in the studio. Here’s some new work.
I’ll be part of the SXSW festival this weekend in Austin. Thank you Yard Dog Gallery for including me with so many talented artists. Yard Dog will also have live music next Friday and Saturday including Bob Schneider and Jon Langford. What a thrill to be part of this super-cool gallery!
My Sex Pistols painting is part of a show tonight in Asbury Park, NJ. Many thanks to Parlor Gallery for including me in their 10th Anniversary show. I’m thrilled to have my work alongside so many talented artists.
Several paintings for an opening this past Friday night in Kansas City. Plus commissions that went to New York and Atlanta.
I’m super-thrilled to have new record paintings at Langham Gallery in London. I’m part of the Christmas Show that opens this weekend in the Bloomsbury District.
My record label paintings are part of the "Halloween Show" that opened Saturday night in New Orleans. What a thrill to be part of Voodoo Fest with my friends at Graphite Gallery. Graphite Gallery is in the French Quarter on Royal Street.
New work headed to New Orleans for Voodoo Fest. I’m part of a show at Graphite Gallery next Saturday Night in the French Quarter. Thrilled to have work in this wonderful gallery.
Just finished Velvet Underground / Andy Warhol. 30 paintings that form one large painting. Also working on new pieces for shows this fall.
Velvet Underground / Andy Warhol. 20 different paintings that form one large painting. 5’ x 4’ Kitty not included:)
I’m super-thrilled to have my record paintings at Graphite Gallery in New Orleans. Graphite Gallery is on Royal Street in the French Quarter.
My "Off the Record" series is part of a group show that opened Friday night in Atlanta. Many thanks to Matre Gallery for having me in their wonderful space.
New paintings for Chicago and Atlanta.
All paintings are Moo-approved before they leave the studio. This one is part of the “Wish I Might” group show at Parlor Gallery in Asbury Park, NJ.
Love the postcard display at Yard Dog Art Gallery.
I’m part of a very cool group show that opened Saturday night in Asbury Park, NJ. Many thanks to Parlor Gallery for including me with this wonderful group of artists. Springsteen’s first record seemed very fitting for the show
Poster designs for my opening at Yard Dog Gallery in Austin. The show runs through Memorial Day weekend.
My show opened Friday night at Yard Dog Gallery in Austin. What a thrill to be in the same gallery as Jon Langford, Tom Russell, Bob Schneider, Mike Egan and so many talented artists. Many thanks to Randy and Yard Dog Gallery for making me feel so welcome. The show is more than 1/2 sold and runs through Memorial day.
Just arrived in Austin for my opening at Yard Dog Art Gallery tomorrow night!
Very pleased to announce my “Off the Record” show at Yard Dog Gallery in Austin, TX. Opening reception is Friday, April 20th from 7-9pm. I’ll have 30 paintings in the show that runs through Memorial Day weekend.
My Off the Record paintings arrived at Langham Gallery in London. Langham Gallery is located on Conduit Street in Bloomsbury.
Thrilled to have my “Off the Record” series in the UK. Starting next week I will have paintings at Langham Gallery in London.
I will also be part of the SXSW festival this weekend in Austin at Yard Dog Gallery.
Paintings at Euclid Records in St. Louis. My work is on the main floor before heading up to the Jazz section. Love having work in one of my favorite record stores.
Busy fall in the studio. Thank you Yard Dog Art Gallery in Austin and Cerbera Gallery in Kansas City.
Several of my paintings at Yard Dog Art Gallery in Austin, TX. Love having work in this very cool gallery!
Very happy to have my “Off the Record” paintings at Yard Dog Art Gallery in Austin, TX. Yard Dog works with a fantastic group of artists including several who happen to be noteable musicians: Jon Langford, Bob Schneider and Tom Russell. What a thrill to have work in this gallery.
"Off the Record" series runs through Aug. 26th at Cerbera Gallery in Kansas City.
Opening night in Kansas City was a blast. Many thanks to Philipp Eirich and Cerbera Gallery. So happy to be part of "First Friday" in KC!
The center-hole of my paintings are sleeves from my Grandma's old record collection.
Very pleased to announce my "Off the Record" show at Cerbera Gallery in Kansas City. I'll have 30-35 paintings featured for the "First Friday" opening on Aug. 4th in the Crossroads District. Many thanks to Philipp Eirich and Cerbera Gallery.
Thrilled to have my Off the Record paintings in The Loft. Wilco's Chicago recording studio.
Very pleased to have work in New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art through July 21st.
My Off the Record paintings will be in the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art through July 21st.
New work for the show this weekend in New Harmony, IN. I will also have more work headed to Kansas City after this show.
Framing for the show at New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art.
Great tribute to Prince in New Orleans last year. I took this photo one year ago today.
New work on the studio wall.
Thanks so much to Tim and his adorable daughters for buying my Pearl Jam / No Code painting. You made my day:)
Nothing pleases me more than to ship my Pete Yorn painting to Cleveland, OH. Thanks to my beautiful niece Gilly for the sweet post last night...I'm so glad you like it!
The Brown Bomber waiting to strike. I may have to give her partial credit on the Pete Yorn painting.
Fun weekend in the studio painting.
Painting in the studio yesterday with The Brown Bomber.
A few of my paintings in Kansas City. The very sweet Lili Komondor is canine art curator at Cerbera Gallery:)
The Abbey Road paintings have sold well so far. Of course, The Brown Bomber has final say before anything goes out the door.
My Alice Coltrane painting in a very cool Chicago loft.
Alice Coltrane painting off to Chicago!
Thrilled to be back at Cerbera Gallery in Kansas City. The first pieces from my 45 series will be part of their "First Friday" open. The show opens tonight in the Crossroads District.
Started a new series of smaller paintings based on 45 labels. The size was determined by the leftover scraps from the larger boards. (11" x 11")
My paintings at Cerebra Gallery. The show opens tonight in Kansas City.
My Off the Record painting received an Award of Excellence Saturday night at the Art St. Louis show. Very proud to be part of this wonderful exhibit.
I'm thrilled to have 13 paintings out the door to Chicago, St. Louis and Huntsville in the past week. Many thanks Rider For Life, Gil Melott, Stacey Hughes and Darin Gray.
Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison on the way to Huntsville, AL. The page spread in front are some of my early paintings featured in "1000 Dog Portraits" by Robynne Raye.
Art St. Louis has selected one of my "Off the Record" paintings for their "Mixed Tape" show. The juried show features 37 artists and opens in downtown St. Louis on October 1st.
You can see my work on the back wall in the July issue of InStyle magazine! Thanks Rider For Life!
Had a blast at the "Art of Blues & Jazz" opening in Kansas City Friday night. Thrilled to be part of this wonderful show.
My Off the Record series will be in a very cool boutique called "Rider For Life". The store is in Chicago's West Loop.
Thrilled to be back in Chicago for the "Far-Flung" show.
Had a great time at the "Art by America" show in Chicago. I'm thrilled to be part of this wonderful exhibit!
I'm super thrilled to have two pieces from my new series Off the Record selected for the "Art by America Juried Exhibition". (A national review of 2-D contemporary art). The show opens in Chicago on June 6th.
Exhibition Dates: June 1-30, 2015
Opening Reception: June 6, 2015, 2-7 PM
The national exhibition featuring 250 artworks will be curated by Rebecca George, Founder/Director of The Art House and Faculty at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Arthur Connor, Owner/Director of Arts on Elston gallery. The exhibition will span both galleries which are located on the 3400 block of North Albany in Chicago, and will be open to the public.