Jennifer Lauren Smith

Charlottesville, VA, USA

Jennifer Lauren Smith (b. 1979, Portland, ME) is a visual artist working in sculpture and lens-based mediums. She received her BA from Reed College in Portland, OR and her MFA in Sculpture + Extended Media from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. She is the recipient of a Vikki Katen Memorial Fellowship through Virginia Commonwealth University, a Wynn Newhouse Grant, a John Ringling Towers Grant, and a Toby Devon Lewis Fellowship. She has shown her work in galleries and film festivals in the US and abroad including Dorsch Gallery (Miami, FL), Pierogi Boiler (Brooklyn, NY), Reynolds Gallery (Richmond, VA), The Façade Film Festival (Plovdiv, Bulgaria), Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, (Marl, Germany) and the Crown Heights Film Festival (Brooklyn, NY), and has participated in residencies at Seven Below Arts Initiative (Burlington, VT), Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts (Nebraska City, NE), The Hermitage Artist Retreat (Englewood, FL), and Binghamton University’s Department of Cinema.