Gemma Smith


Gemma Smith in Superposition at Artspace, NSW

Posted 25/01/2017

Gemma Smith with feature in the upcoming show at Sydney's artspace. Her work features in a new show curated by Alexie Glass-Kantor and Talia Linz. This exhibtion features a cross-section of artists of different practices, with a focus on abstraction of the visual, auditory as well as the performative bent.



Posted 13/05/2015

Works by Natalya Hughes, Gemma Smith and Jemima Wyman feature in the exhibition 'Quaternary' at QUT Art Museum, Brisbane. 'Quaternary' is the second iteration of QUT's triennial exhibition series, which highlights the individual sucesses of graduates in contemporary arts practice both nationally and internationally. The exhibition runs from 9 May to 28 June. Read more.


Posted 21/08/2014

Gemma Smith is a participating artist in the 2014 Pittsburgh Biennial. Presenting three new, large-scale paintings, the work is on view at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts until November 2 2014. Read more


Gemma Smith: After Prima Post Vera

Posted 30/08/2013

Gemma Smith will feature in the exhibition After Prima Post Vera. The exhibition coincides with the 2013 Primavera at the MCA, Sydney, and presents works by past Primavera artists who have been supported by the Australia Council, running 18 September - 15 November.

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Volume One: MCA Collection

Posted 04/04/2012

Currently showing at the MCA, Volume One: MCA Collection reflects upon the breadth of Australian contemporary art over the past 20 years and includes work by Vernon Ah Kee, Richard Bell, Gordon Bennett, Ian Burn, Aleks Danko, Bonita Ely, Lousie Hearman, Tim Johnson, Gareth Sansom and Gemma Smith. For more information:

Eugene Carchesio and Gemma Smith: Lightness and Gravity at Queensland Art Gallery

Posted 14/03/2012

Eugene Carchesio and Gemma Smith's work is featured in Lightness and Gravity at the Gallery of Modern Art. Lightness & Gravity showcases the Gallery’s contemporary collection in a series of thematic constellations.  The title points to a longstanding philosophical discussion of the fundamental character of life (and by extension art making) as weighty, meaningful and constrained by history, or as playful and arbitrary — and thereby free.

Ligthness and Gravity: Gallery of Modern Art, 3 March - 5 November 2012.


Posted 23/11/2011

Case Study - Gemma Smith Considers The Works of Margo Lewers, an exhibition with works by Gemma Smith is currently on display at Penrith Regional Gallery. Features works by Gemma Smith from the last six years alongside works by the late Australian artist Margo Lewers. 19 November - 29 Janurary, Penrith Gallery & The Lewers Bequest.

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Gordon Bennett/JohnCitizen, Stuart Ringholt, and Gemma Smith: House Inspection Interior Motives

Posted 02/09/2011

Works by Gordon Bennett/John Citizen, Stuart Ringholt, and Gemma Smith are featured in an exhibition currently on display at the Griffith University Art Gallery, Brisbane. House Inspection explores the relationships and tensions between modes of display seen within public galleries and domestic spaces.

New Psychedelia

Posted 29/04/2011


Works by Damiano Bertoli, Sandra Selig, Gemma Smith, Natalya Hughes, Tim Johnson, Madeleine Kelly, Jemima Wyman and Ross Manning are all featured in the upcoming exhibition New Psychedelia at the University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane. 

Cubism & Australian Art @ Heide Museum of Modern Art

Posted 13/02/2010

The Heide Museum of Modern Art is hosting the show: Cubism & Australian Art, featuring many artists including Ian Burn, Gordon Bennett, Eugene Carchesio, Liz Gower, Gemma Smith and Madonna Staunton. The show is curated by Sue Cramer and Lesley Harding and is on from November 24 - April 8, 2010. Read more here:

LAUNCH- Clayton Utz Travelling Scholarship

Posted 06/06/2009

Gemma Smith has been awarded the 2009 LAUNCH Clayton Utz Travelling Scholarship. The $10 000 scholarship provides Queensland artists the opportunity to travel within Australia or overseas to undertake formal study, a residency or other professional development activities. Smith was selected from 25 finalists by this year's judge, curator Michael Snelling. Gemma intends to use the bursary to travel to Brazil next year, and complete research at the prestigious Projeto Helio Oiticica.