Gwen Smith

UPCOMING COFFEE TALK

The Chance Whale Poetry Reading

Location:
126 Baxter Street, NYC

Date:
December 17, 2022

Artist:
Gwen Smith

UPCOMING COFFEE TALK

The Chance Whale Poetry Reading

Join us for a poetry reading and walkthrough with 2022 Baxter St Resident Gwen Smith on the occasion of Gwen Smith’s exhibition, The Chance WhaleThe Chance Whale is on view through February 01, 2023 at 126 Baxter St.

ABOUT GWEN SMITH

Gwen Smith (b. 1968) received her BA from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1990, moved to New York City in 1991 and studied at the International Center of Photography. In the ‘90s, she first worked as a Photography Assistant and as a Photography Research Editor for publications including Vogue and The New Yorker, until she became a mother in 2004. Smith’s photographic practice has been ongoing, though her primary focus for the past 18 years was on raising her son River Steinbach. Founder of The Black Woman Project (Vol. 1 & 2) published in 2020, Smith has pursued a multidisciplinary approach to her art making. Smith was an 2021-2022 Artist in Residence at the Center for Book Arts, in NYC. In November of 2021 she debuted her photo collage paintings ORIGIN at Justine Kurland’s Studio. The Chance Whale is Smith’s first solo exhibition in NYC.

Location:
126 Baxter Street, NYC

Date:
December 17, 2022

Artist:
Gwen Smith