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Jonathan Smith

Born 1978, British.

Jonathan Smith studied in the United Kingdom at the Kent Institute of Design (KIAD) and the International Center for Photography in New York. He had his first solo show titled Untold Stories at Rick Wester Fine art in September 2010. He has also participated in group exhibitions at the Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery and PowerHouse Arena as well as having a one-person exhibition at The International Center for Tolerance Education of The Bridge Project, a series of photographs of New York. He has been the recipient of a number of awards for his work including The Hearst Biennial Award (January 2011), The Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward award (May 2010), the PDN Annual Awards in the Personal Category (May 2010) and the Photography Book Now Blurb award (September 2008).

From 2000 until 2009 Smith worked in the studio of the renowned New York photographer, Joel Meyerowitz. In 2001 he assisted in Meyerowitz's archive, advancing to Archive Manager in 2003 and becoming heavily involved in the photographer's World Trade Center and Parks Department archives, both of which are now part of the Museum of the City of New York. Additionally, Smith printed for the studio and was involved in the curatorial and production sides as well. His work has appeared in the Smithsonian and View magazines, PDN, Art and Architecture and The Royal Photographic Society Magazine.

EXHIBITIONS

2014
SCOPE Miami, United States of America
PAN Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
"Streams" by Jonathan Smith, solo exhibition, NUNC Contemporary
"Streams", The Curator Gallery, solo exhibition, Curated by 3walls, United States of America

2013
Fotofever Photography Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium
artMRKT Texas, United States of America
artMRKT Hamptons, United States of America
Ille Arts - 2 person exhibition, Correspondances, Curated by Flo Lunn, New York, United States of America
AIPAD Park Avenue Armory, New York, United States of America

2012
Annual Holiday Salon Exhibition, Ille Art, Amagansett, New York, United States of America
3walls 3 person Exhibition, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America
AIPAD Park Avenue Armory, New York, United States of America

2011
Night and the City, Governors Island Art Fair, New York, United States of America
Hail Traveler! The Photographer As Tourist, And The Tourist As Subject, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, United States of America
AIPAD Park Avenue Armory, New York, United States of America
Hearst Biennial 2011, Hearst Gallery, Hearst Tower, New York, United States of America

2010
Untold Stories, Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, United States of America
East/West, Governors Island Art Fair, New York, United States of America

2008
The Altered Landscape, Newspace Center for Photography, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

2007
The Brooklynites, Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

2006
PDN's 30 Booth, PhotoPlus Expo, New York, NY, United States of America
The Bridge Project, Kodak Booth, Photokina, Cologne, Germany

2005
The Bridge Project, The International Center for Tolerance Education, NY, United States of America

2003
The ING Show, Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery, New York, United States of America

2001
Documentary Photography and Photojournalism final student show, The Museum of the International Center of Photography, NY, United States of America

2000
White Elephant Group Show, Open Space Gallery, London, UK
The Herbert Reade Gallery, Canterbury, UK, Final student show

1999
In Passing, The Marlowe Theater, Canterbury, UK

HONORS

2011
Hearst 8x10, Photography Biennial 2011, Winner

2010
The Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward competition, Winner
PDN Annual Awards, Winner, Personal category

2009
Sony Photography Awards, Shortlisted
Santa Fe Prize for Photography, Nominated

2008
Photography Book Now, Blurb, Category Winner
The Magenta Foundation, Flash Forward competition, Winner

2006
PDN 30, Winner

2004
The Design Trust for Public Space, Photo Urbanism Fellowship

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Smithsonian Magazine 
Photo District News
Art and Architecture
View magazine
The Royal Photographic Society Magazine
Taschen
Popular Photography
Non Such Records
The Metropolitan Museum of New York
The Museum of the City of New York

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