• 8 May 2024

    Martin Smith at Logan Art Gallery

    Martin Smith is now showing ‘Dodging chainsaws’ at Logan Art Gallery. Included among five new exhibitions at the gallery, the retrospective exhibition covers the past 20 years of Smiths art told through text, images, and photographs. Smith’s technique of cutting and erasing surface pigments to create a subtext, or over-writing his images in a prosaic hand form the […]

  • 3 May 2023

    Martin Smith at Metro Arts

    Martin Smith is featured in forthcoming group exhibition at Metro Arts, ‘Precision: The Art of Cutting Images’. Curated by Stephanie Lindquist and Minqi Gu, this exhibition investigates the process of paper cutting as a medium, exploring how it transcends folk traditions into contemporary art forms and disciplines. Visitors to the exhibition can see title, by […]

  • 5 November 2022

    Martin Smith in Vault Magazine

    Martin Smith is currently featured in the November 2022 — January 2023 issue of Vault magazine. The photo essay includes writing by Alison Kubler that encapsulates Martin’s photographic practice and the interplay between photography and text within his work. As Kubler writes: “this tension between word and image tethers the work to larger ideas about […]

  • 9 June 2022

    Martin Smith works installed at the Hyatt Centric Hotel

    A suite of new works by Martin Smith are now on display at the Hyatt Centric Hotel in Melbourne. Smith was commissioned by the hotel to create this body of work for the newly opened 5-star cosmopolitan hotel. Guests staying at the hotel can spot Martin Smith’s stunning photographic works installed around the hotel lobby, […]

  • 4 June 2021

    Martin Smith in Artlines Magazine

    Martin Smith’s work, ‘Fix it up’, has been featured in the latest issue of Artlines magazine. Produced in 2010, the artist recently gifted this work to the QAGOMA collection. In the article, writer Ellie Buttrose delves into the theme behind ‘Fix it up’. Through the juxtaposition of photographic imagery and cut lettering, this work touches […]

  • 1 May 2019

    Jan Murphy Gallery in Brisbane Art and Design Festival (BAD) 2019

    Jan Murphy Gallery is participating in the Brisbane Art and Design Festival 2019. In conjunction with the festival program, Martin Smith will create a large-scale text installation work on the exterior wall of the gallery. Exemplifying the artist’s continued use of photography and text, ‘You workin?’ 2019 will be visible to passers-by and traffic on Brunswick […]

  • 17 August 2018

    Martin Smith PhD Exhibition at POP Gallery

    A solo exhibition by Martin Smith is being held at the newly relocated POP Gallery in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley. The exhibition, The Narrated Self, showcases Smith’s photographs that include excised texts of short personal stories. The Narrated Self POP Gallery 21 August – 6 September 2018 For more information, please click here. Image credit: Martin […]

  • 7 February 2018

    Martin Smith on Verso

    Verso is a curated online platform that publishes texts from contemporary artists, writers and curators.  Having recently completed a three-month residency at NARS Foundation in New York in late 2017, Martin Smith’s series of written reflections and photographs have been published online by Verso. These reflections offer a fantastic insight into the artist’s experience during […]

  • 13 October 2017

    Martin Smith on New York City Residency

    Martin Smith will undertake a residency in Brooklyn, New York with the NARS Foundation (New York Artist Residency and Studios). The project is supported by the Australia Council and Arts Queensland and will see Smith at NARS from 1 October – 22 December 2017. An exhibition of artists in residency during this period will be […]

  • 26 July 2016

    Martin Smith – ‘and that’s what tortures me’

    Martin Smith’s solo exhibition, ‘and that’s what tortures me’, is current until Saturday 6 August 2016. To view the exhibition online, please click here Image credit: Portrait of Martin Smith.