SHERI SMITH’S CV

 
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Jazz Portraits, A Chicago Artist Captures their Culture, A fifteen-year retrospective of Jazz performers ages 50 to 90, Giclee Print and Original Drawings, Chicago

2013 Jazz Portraits in Different Mediums, The Tavern Club, Chicago

2003 Woman the Creator, Rogers Park Public Library, Chicago

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GROUP SHOWS

2018 December Group Exhibition at The Cliff Dwellers’ Club, 200 S Michigan Ave # 22, Chicago

2018 Elkhart Jazz Festival Art Showcase and Booklet, Elkhart, Indiana

2017 Greek Maritime Sculpture Holiday Show, Greektown Service District 16, Greektown, Chicago

2017 Brushing up on Aristotle: A Street Art and Word Exhibition, Greektown Service District 16, Greektown, Chicago

2014 The Ex Factor, Mayne Stage Theater and Gallery, Chicago

2003 Hocus Pocus, Mars Gallery, Chicago

1999 Artists and Their Collections, Uptown Hull House, Chicago

1978 Spumoni Village, Gallery 1134/Museum of Holography, Chicago

1977 Madonna of the Sweet Tooth (Apologies to Leonardo Da Vinci), Limelight Nightclub, Chicago

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PERFORMANCES

1995 Princess Gets a Grip, Month of Food Performances, Name Gallery, Chicago

1974 Hostess Cupcake Group Sculpture, Food As an Art Form Lecture Series, SAIC, Chicago

1973 Georgia O’Keefe Cloud Painting Edible Sculpture Table, Fellowship Awards, SAIC, Chicago

1973 Banquet: Tracing Food Through Roman, Medieval, and Victorian Times, Capstone Project, Uta Olson, Advisor

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CURATION, JURY, RESIDENCY

2014 Curator: The Ex Factor, Mayne Stage Theater and Gallery, Chicago

2014 Residency: Mayne Stage Theater and Gallery, Chicago

2003 Curator: Hocus Pocus Show, Mars Gallery, Chicago

2000 Curator: Art Can Be Anything, Chicago Public Schools

1979 Juror: Edible Art Contest SAIC, Chicago

1976 Juror: King Kold Matzo Ball Sculpture Contest, Chicago

1976 Residency: Food Month, Junior Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

1973 – Present: Professional Artist

2013 ­ Present: Owner, Smith at Home Gallery, Chicago

2002 ­ 2012: Art Educator, George Manierre Elementary School, Chicago

1995­1998: C.K. Magpie Gallery, Decor and Gifts, Wilmette, IL

1992 ­ 2012: Art Educator with The Chicago Public School Reinberg Elementary, Chicago

1987 ­ 1991: Full Time Substitute Teacher, Walt Disney Magnet School, Chicago

1979­1980: Host, Eat and Be Happy Cooking Show, Great Lakes Cablevision, McHenry, IL

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EDUCATION

1968 - 1969: Chicago Academy of Art

1970 - 1973: School of The Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Teaching certification K through 12