BIOGRAPHY

Born 1954 Glens Falls, New York
Lives and works in New York City

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts, Sarah Lawrence College
New York Studio School 

RESIDENCIES

September, 2000 
Visiting artist for “Collaborations” project by Stuart Horodner at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

March 1-5, 1991
Visiting artist, University of Mississippi, Oxford

PANELS, LECTURES & PERFORMANCES

2006
"New Dimensions in Modernist Sculpture" moderated by Karen Wilkin with Willie Cole and Tom Butter. "Crossroads   Cincinnati" International Sculpture Center Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio.   
“The Creative Life of Robert Schumann” lecture, Robert Schumann Festival at Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum,   Bolton Landing, NY
Panel discussion “Deep Space” curated by Whitney Rugg. Bloomberg Headquarters, New York, NY.
“Do You See What I See” with John Newman and Joel Shapiro. David Smith retrospective at the Guggenheim   Museum, NY.
Artist Talk with June Aherns, Elisa D'Arrigo, Carol Hepper and Nene Humphrey. “Some Assembley Required:   Cumulative Visions” Mead Museum of Art, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.

2004   
Panel Discussion “Intersections” curated by Ruth Hardinger, Douglas Elliman, New York, NY.
“Franziska Boaz Memorial Program” dance and drawing performance, Saratoga Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY.

2000   
Lecture for "Collaborations", Bucknell Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA.

1994           
Interview by Dan Cameron for “Rebecca Smith: Recent Work”, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY.       
“Contemporary Sculpture: Methods and Motivations" panel discussion moderated by Kathleen Monaghan with   Jackie Brookner, Gary Orlinksy and John Van Alstine. The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY.

1986           
“Gender and Gesture: A New Look” symposium, Picker Art Gallery, Colgate Hamilton, NY.

1979
“Autos” performance with Joe Lewis, Franklin Furnace, New York, NY.

1978
“Hovercraft” performance with Joe Lewis, Candida Smith, Peter Stevens and Jesse Murray, Theater at 1 Times Square, New York, NY.

1977
“Distances” performance, Stephen Eins Gallery, New York, NY.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Albright-Knox  Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Austcorp Group Limited Art Collection, Sydney, Australia
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York
Microsoft Collection, Redmond, Washington
Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
Reading Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania
Tarrawarra Museum, Healesville, Victoria, Australia
New York Public Library, New York, NY

COMMISSIONS

2005   
Finger Touch,
tape drawing installation, Ebsworth & Ebsworth, Sydney, Australia
The Life of the Line
, tape drawing installation, Austcorp Group Limited Art Collection, Sydney, Australia
             
2003           
Elizabeth Bay Tangle, permanent tape work, Collection Barbara Flynn and William Grounds, Sydney, Australia        
                                                                       
1999   
1999 Award for Susan Sarandon from the Center for Constitutional Rights
(collaboration with Edith Vonnegut).  Relief bronze placque, Collection Susan Sarandon, New York, New York                           

1996            
Circuits, painting on aluminum, collection Racemark International, Saratoga Springs, New York