CHARLIE SMITH LONDON Sept 2020
'Annunciation' Solo show of new large paintings, and new small enamel paintings.
AEROPLASTICS, Brussels, Sept 2017
‘Purifications’ Solo Presentation as cohort of solo shows including Bill Viola,
Nancy Fouts and Gavin Turk.
FINE ART SOCIETY, London, April 2017
‘Silvering’ Solo show of paintings since 2014.
LAWRENCE ALKIN GALLERY, London - March 2015
'What do you want..?’ solo show of miniature paintings.
FINE ART SOCIETY, London - September 2014
‘How Are You..?’ solo show of new paintings.
SELECTED VISUAL ART 2007-2020
(Upcoming) FLOWERS GALLERY EAST October 2020
Small is beautiful' 38th edition
JERWOOD GALLERY, Hastings, January 2019
’Telescope’ Group show curated by Nigel Cooke.
WATSON FARLEY WILLIAMS, London, January 2019
‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’ Group show curated by Dan Coombs.
ROYAL ACADEMY, London, June 2018
‘Summer Show’ (prizewinner).
CELLO FACTORY, London, August 2018
Group Show curated by Vanya Balogh
TURPS AND ASC GALLERY, London, May 2018
‘Women Can’t Paint’ group show curated by Marcus Harvey.
ROYAL ACADEMY OF ART, LONDON, June 2016
CHARLIE DUTTON ,Beijing, May 2016
‘Wham Bam Thank You Ma’am’ - Group show of works on paper.
NEW ART PROJECTS, London - July 2015
‘English Magic’ group show with Sarah Sparkes, James Crowther and Fergus Hare.
VENICE BIENNALE 56 Venice - June 2015
Fall of the Rebel Angels' group show curated by Vanya Balogh.
DISPLAY GALLERY, London - March 2015
'Sunday in the Park with Ed' group show curated by Cedric Christie.
HONG KONG ART FAIR, March 2015
FINE ART SOCIETY, LONDON October 2015
'What Marcel Duchamp Taught Me' group show curated by Kate Bryan.
CHARLIE SMITH GALLERY, LONDON November 2014
‘Idolatry' group show curated by Zavier Ellis.
AEROPLASTICS CONTEMPORARY, BRUSSELS November 2014
'The Unbearable Lightness of Being' group show curated by Jerome Jacobs.
JERWOOD SPACE, LONDON November 2014
'Suspicion' group show curated by Dan Coombs.
B1, London - October 2013 and 2014
'The Future Can Wait" with Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4 New Sensations, curated by Xavier Ellis.
DAVID RISLEY, Denmark, - February 2014
'It's our Music/It's our Art'. Group show of artists who make music and musicians who make art.
MAGASIN3 MUSEUM, Stockholm, Sweden - February 2014
‘We're Still Here' group show.
FRED LONDON, London - May 2013
Solo show of new paintings.
ROYAL ACADEMY, London - June 2013
VOLTA, (New York), Barcelona and MIAMI Art Fairs - 2013-16
Represented New Art Projects.
NEUE KUNST FROTH KUNSTHALLE, Brighton - January 2013
‘****’ group show curated by Alex and Kate Lyddon..
LION AND LAMB GALLERY, London - January 2013
'Soul Meat' group show curated by Lee Maelzer for Marcus Harvey's project space.
HERRICK GALLERY, London - June 2012
‘Plate’ group show curated by Alice Herrick.
CHARLIE DUTTON GALLERY, London - December 2011
Group show selected by Matthew Collings, Toby Clarke, Dan Hays and Mike Silva.
VICTOR WYND GALLERY, London - December 2011
'Glitterbug' group show curated by Alice Herrick.
FOUR CORNERS GALLERY, London - November 2011
'Closer to Something' group show of experimental film material.
WALKER GALLERY LIVERPOOL, JOHN MOORE PAINTING PRIZE 2010
NO:ID GALLERY, WHITECHAPEL, London - August 2009
'Squeeze-Box', solo show of new paintings and drawings.
BARBICAN GALLERY, London - 2009
'Free Art Fair' curated by Jasper Joffe.
ST JOHN'S CHURCH, Bethnal Green, London - December 2009
‘Ghost 2' screening of my film 'The Go-Between Again' in a group show curated by Sarah Sparkes.
2009 COLLYER BRISTOW GALLERY London
‘Con-fig-ur-ation’ curated by Day+Gluckman
CALVERT22 GALLERY, London - July 2008
‘Fresh Air Machine'. co-curated and exhibited work at the gallery's opening exhibition
L-13 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL GALLERY, London - NOV 2007
'Cracks in Time' solo painting show.
2020 MOTH ART PRIZE 2020
2018 ROYAL ACADEMY SUMMER SHOW Dupree family Award for Best Female Artist
2014-2019 ACME FIRESTATION STUDIO LIVE/WORK AWARD
SELECTED PERFORMANCES 2005-2016
ROCK IN OPPOSITION, France 2016
Performance and album release with improvised music group ‘Jump for Joy’
ART CAR BOOT FAIR London 2016
Live performance with Jean-Herve Peron, Yumi Hara and Koichi Yamano
BAD VIBES FESTIVAL, London , 2015
Performative collaboration with Faust, Thurston Moore and Mohida Sawada.
AVANT GUARD FESTIVAL - Schiphorst - Germany 2005-2013
Live performance and painting.
CAL ARTS, Los Angeles USA 2012
Performance and live work-shops over two days at the Walt Disney Concert Hall and CalArts
EUROPEAN CULTURE CONGRESS WROCLAW POLAND 2011
Performance and live painting (supported by Goethe institute).
CONTEMPORARY FINE ART, Berlin - Sept 2011
Performance and live painting show, curated by PanthaduPrince at CFA's Victorio Manalese project space.
CENTRO CULTURAL SAO PAOLO, Brazil 2011
Live performance at Mes da Cultura Independente.
WREXNER CENTRE, USA - October 2009
Live music and painting performance with Faust.
DETROIT MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, USA - October 2009
Short residency with workshops, live painting and performances with Faust.
L-13 LIGHT INDUSTRIAL GALLERY 2009
Improvised fluxes performances with Jean-Herve Peron (Faust), James Johnston (Bad Seeds) and Terry Edwards.
Performances were released as a vinyl "Fleet River Exorsism" to coencide with my solo show.
JUMP FOR JOY “Bat Pullover" cd and 12" vinyl 2016
FAUST "Something Dirty" 12"vinyl and cd (Bureau B - Hamburg) 2012
FAUST "10" 12" vinyl and cd (Fred Label) 2009
…BENDER 'The Golden Heart' 10"vinyl (Tennor Vossa - London) 2006
…BENDER "Run Aground" 12"vinyl album and cd 2005 (Tennor Vossa - London) 2005
…BENDER "…BENDER" 2004 12"vinyl album and cd (Tennor Vossa - London) 2004
2015-17 Turps Banana Art School, visiting lecturer, mentor, tutor.
2014 & 2015 Fine-Art Department, University of East London, visiting lecturer.
2014 Fine-Art Department, Leeds University, visiting lecturer, tutorials.
2014 Fine-Art Department, Leeds Metropolitan University, visiting lecturer, tutorials.
2008-2013 UCA Rochester, BA Fashion Film, associate lecturer, assessment, interviews.
2008-2010 London College of Fashion, BA Creative Direction for Fashion and Fashion
Illustration, associate lecturer, tutorials, assessment, interviews.
1990 Fine-Art Department Newcastle upon Tyne University, visiting lecturer.
BA Hons Fine Art - Newcastle upon Tyne University - 2:1 - 1989
MA Fine Art - Kingston University - with commendation - 2013
PGCert with Teaching and Learning in Higher Education - Kingston University - Pass - 2013
Studio Assistant for Jake and Dinos Chapman (White Cube), rebuilding 'Hell' 2005-2009.
Member of seminal 'Krautrock' group FAUST since 2005.
2015 Geraldine Swayne "What do you want…?" Wall Street International
2014 "Top ten Crossover Artists" - Dazed Magazine
2014 "Geraldine Swayne interviews Lee Maelzer" - Turps Banana
2012 "Geraldine Swayne" feature - Candid Magazine
2010 FAD Magazine http://www.fadwebsite.com/2012/04/23/geraldine-swayne-answers-fads-questions-toaffad- eight/
2010 Harry Pye, Billy Childish and Geraldine Swayne interview - Rebel Magazine
2010 Faust - Rolling Stone Magazine
2009 "Harry Pye's 15 Future Art Stars" - Saatchi Magazine
2009 Faust - Wire Magazine
2009 "Intimate Strangers" - Saatchi Magazine
2008 Douglas Park essay commissioned for “Fresh Air Machine” exhibition at Calvert22 Gallery
2007 "Bid for Ken" - Guardian Newspaper
SELECTED DIGITAL EFFECTS AND FILM MAKING
2d graphics and paint-artist in the UK's first digital special effects facility, CFC. Also trained designers at CFC
Los Angels 1991-2005
Director of the world's first Super-8 to Imax film "EastEnd" with Miriam Margolyes and Nick Cave 1999.
Assistant Camera for director Ken Russell's feature 'Fall of the Louse of Usher' 2002
Video department technician in Wilem Dafoe and Liz LeCompte's experimental theatre company,
The Performing Garage', New York 2001.
DOP for five super-8 documentaries in exhibition 'Branding the Individual' at the V&A Museum, London. 2000