Paul Anthony Smith was born in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica and later raised in Miami, Florida where he attended the New World School of the Arts. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute, 2010. His work has been acquired by numerous public collections, including most recently the Blanton Museum at the University of Texas, Austin. Museum exhibitions include a solo presentation at The Atlanta Contemporary, a two person show at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, curated by Nathaniel Stein, as well as a forthcoming group show at the New Museum. He has been included in group shows at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Nasher Museum of Art, the Seattle Museum of Art, the Studio Museum and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, among others. He resides in Brooklyn, New York and is represented by ZieherSmith Gallery, New York.
Paul Anthony Smith will be at the Ranch as a Visiting Artist May 22 – 29.