Julia Kim Smith

Upcoming / Current

NEW weatherproof vinyl “Baltimore: Actually, I like it.” sticker available at
Atomic Books, Baltimore, MD

“Baltimore: Actually, I like it.” sticker featured on American Visionary Art Museum Instagram feed

Are You The Parent Of A Tagger? to be published in
Washington Project for the Arts Artist Mother Studio zine Maternal Journal
Editors: Amy Hughes Braden and Raina Martens, Washington, DC, Introduction by China Martens
Artist Mother Studio Conference, Howard University, Washington, DC, November 3, 2018
Spiral Bound Book Fair, The Fox Building Studios, Baltimore, MD, November 18, 2018

Selfie Mirror to be published in
A.I.R. Gallery Currents: Abortion catalog
Editor: Barbara Zucker, Brooklyn, NY

Currents: Abortion featured in
Artforum, “Artguide: Must-See New York,” February 2018
Ms., Nicholl Paratore, “Visualizing Reproductive Justice Under Trump,” February 2018

Google Sex, The Daily Pad, and Why to be published in
Beaver
Editor: Naomi Elena Ramirez, Brooklyn, NY

Baltimore Actually and Bitcoin Tattoo available at
Atomic Books, Baltimore, MD

Bio

Julia Kim Smith is a multidisciplinary artist whose work has been featured by Angry Asian Man, Animal, Art F City, artnet News, GQ, Hypebeast, Hyperallergic, Juxtapoz, kottke.org, Ms., Paper Magazine, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and international media outlets. Her films have received premieres at Slamdance Film Festival, Cinequest Film Festival, Center For Asian American Media CAAMFest, San Francisco Documentary Film Festival, Brooklyn Film Festival, and Maryland Film Festival. Smith has exhibited nationally and internationally with new media and feminist artists Renee Cox, Heather Dewey-Hagborg, Kate Durbin, Hasan Elahi, Coco Fusco, Poppy Jackson, Rupi Kaur, Sarah Maple, Haley Morris-Cafiero, Phranc, Annie Sprinkle, Diane Torr, Sue Williams, Martha Wilson, and Barbara Zucker.

Smith serves on The Creative Alliance’s Board of Trustees. She is a former A.I.R. Gallery artist, Rubys Artist Grant recipient, Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award recipient, two-time Creative Capital semi-finalist, and three-time Sondheim Prize semi-finalist. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communication from The University of Michigan where she was the recipient of a Rackham Fellowship. She worked as senior designer at the PBS and NPR affiliate WETA, Washington, DC, and has led design workshops at Maryland Institute College of Art. Her 3-D greeting card line SLANT was honored with the LOUIE Award and has been featured nationally at arango, Art Institute of Chicago, Baltimore Museum of Art, Kate’s Paperie, National Building Museum, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Store Ltd, Urban Outfitters, and Whitney Museum of American Art Store Next Door.

Smith lives in Baltimore, Maryland with her husband, three children, and the world’s most irritating dog, cats, and bird.

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