Shelby Benjamin Smith

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Education:
San Jose State University, San Jose, California : Master Fine Art; Spatial Arts, 2006.
University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas: Bachelor of Architecture; May 2000.
Bachelor of Fine Arts : Ceramics; May 2000.
        
Teaching Experience / Professional Training and Projects:
Blue Cinder Studio/Supply, Partner. 2010-Present.
Ceramics and Glass Technician, San Jose State University. Aug. 2006-Sept. 2011.
Lecturer Faculty San Jose State University, Int./Adv. Throwing Ceramics Sp.’10
Part-time Faculty, Foothill-De Anza CC, 3-d Concepts. 2007-2009.
Part-Time Faculty Foothill-De Anza CC, Adv./Beg. Ceramics, Fall ’07.
Teaching Associate SJSU, Spring 2005, Fall 2005, Ceramics.
Teaching Associate SJSU, Spring 2006, 3-D Concepts.
Jun Kaneko Studios, Apprenticeship/ Internship, 2000-2002, 25 months.
David Middlebrook Studio Assistant/Fabricator, 2003-2009.

University of Hawaii Hilo/Hilo Community College, Visiting Artist Sept. 2011.
Curator, Warehouse Show, Benefit for Silicon Valley Art Council, May 8, 2010.
C-5, Mountain Mapping Project, Cast-Aluminum, Joel Slayton. 2005.
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Gallery Attendant, Dec. 2005-2007
SJSU Graduate Advisory Committee Representative, 2004-2005, 2005-2006.
Bestor Art Park, San Jose, CA. Selection Committee Chair, 2005-2006.
Cabrio College, Santa Cruz CA, Visiting Artist, April 15, 2004.
SJSU Foundry Graduate Assistant, Fall 2003, Sp .2004.
Hastings College, Hastings NE, Visiting Artist, Oct. 2002, and Jan. 2003.
Archival Preservation and Restoration, University of Kansas, Kansas Collection, Lawrence Ks, Spring 1996.

Public Art Projects:
Sollod Studios, Installation of VTA Station Art Work, San Jose CA, Fall 2004.
City of San Jose, Circle of Dreams, Gardener Neighborhood, San Jose CA., 2004-2006.
City of San Jose, Tully Branch Library, Cliff Garten, Installation Crew, Oct. 2004.
VTA Transit, Station Public Art Installation for Sollod Studios, Aug/Dec.2004, Jan.2005.
David Middlebrook Studio, Construction and Fabrication of “Tip” the Iceberg project,
Gordon Park, City of Milwaukee WI., 2003-2004.
City of San Jose, CA., 6th & Bestor Art Park, South Fished Street, Sp. 2004.

Represented by:
Garden Arts Gallery, Volcano HI. www.volcanogardenarts.com
Chandra Cerrito, Art Advisor, Napa CA.    www.chandracerrito.com

Notes:
Eagle Scout, 1989. Longs Peak Council.  Weld County, Colorado.
Certified Scuba Diver, 2004
Corporate/Public Collections:
Fortis Corp. San Francisco.
Questus, San Francisco, (Semi-permanent rotating exhibition)
Hastings College, Hastings, NE. (Permanent Collection)
1st Act, San Jose. (Permanent Collection)
Bill Gould Architects, San Jose CA.

Shelby B. Smith, II Solo Shows:

2011 Above and Below, Kahilu Theatre, Waimea HI. Dec./Jan.
2008 Above & Below,Graham Gallery, Hastings Ne. October
2007 Tar Experiments, ARIBA Inc., Sunnyvalle CA, March-May.
2006 Source, Graham Gallery, Hastings NE, June.
PITCH ,SJSU-Herbert Sanders, Jan.25-Feb.3rd. 2005.
Source ,SJSU-Gallery 2, ATC, April 4th-8th,2005.
Also-And–Other ,SJSU-Herbert Sanders, , Aug. 24-Sept. 2,2005.
HURTLINGLY, Gallery 3 SJSU ,Thesis Show, MFA, April 10-15,2006.
2005 New works in Clay, SJSU, Black Gallery, Feb. 9-13, 2004.
Fabricated Found Objects, SJSU, Herbert Sanders, April 12-16, 2004.
MIND,SJSU, Gallery 3, Aug. 30 –Sept. 3, 2004.
Ceramics and Steel, SJSU, Gallery 2, Nov. 8-12, 2004
2002 Work on Paper and in Aluminum ,SJSU, Herbert Sanders, , Oct. 13-17th, 2003.
Gravity Balance Tension Suspension, SJSU, Herbert Sanders, Oct. 27-31.
2003 2-Man Show w/ David Smith,  Sevenhundred40, Hastings College, Hastings, NE, Aug.-Sept.

Group Shows;

2012 AGGROroadshow at Fishcake, April.    
2011 Fall Symposium show Currated, EHCC Hilo, HI., Nov.
Trash Art Show, Curated By Ira Ono, EHCC Hilo,HI. Oct.
6 Artists, Bill Gould Design and Architecture, Jan.-June.
Small and high Quality, Art Ark Gallery, Feb.
Totems and Platters, Blue line Gallery, Curated by Tony Natsoulas.  April.
Ceramics Invitational, Graham Gallery, Hastings NE. April
Artery Gallery, California Clay Competition Show. Curated by Nancy Servis , April-May.
30 Ceramic Sculptors,  John Natsulous Gallery, Davis CA, April.
Trash Show, EHCC Hilo, Juor Ira Ono, Oct.
35th Annual Fall Art Festival, EHCC Hilo. Juor Darrell Orwig.  Nov.
2010 Earth Bound, San Jose City Hall Windows Gallery, Curated by Kathryn Funk. Feb-Aug
30 Ceramic Sculptors,  John Natsulous Gallery, Davis CA, April.
Artery Gallery, California Clay Competition Show. Curated by Stan Welsh, April-May.
Warehouse Show, Benefit for Silicon Valley Arts Council, San Jose May 8th.
6 Artists, Bill Gould Design and Architecture, May-Dec.

2009 Big Red Shiny Show 3, Curated by Andrew Hedges, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose CA, Feb.-March
Hastings College Connections, Ceramics Show Hastings NE.  March
1st Act Silicon Valley.  Year long show Jan.-Dec.
30 Ceramic Sculptors,  John Natsulous Gallery, Davis CA, April.
Monotype Marathon , San Jose ICA,  July
Ecology, Sept 2009, Art Ark San Jose CA.
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Fall Auction, Oct.

2008 The Unbreakables, Curated by Ann Morhauser, Cabrillo College, Nov-Dec.
De-Anza Faculty Show at Euphrat museum, Sept-Oct.
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Fall Auction, Oct.
Monotype Marathon , San Jose ICA,  July
Crater Bay Area, San Jose ICA, May-Aug.(participating Artist Moon Structure.)
1st Act Silicon Valley.  Year long show May. www.1stact.org/index.jsp
30 Ceramic Sculptors,  John Natsulous Gallery, Davis CA, April.
Big Red Shiny Show II, Art Ark Gallery, Curated by Andrew Hedges, Feb-Mar.
delineated, Back water Arts Gallery, Feb-Mar. Curated by Sara Cole

Shelby B. Smith, III

2007 3Demensions, Mercury 20 Gallery, Curator Robert Tomlinson, Oakland CA., Jan.
Chroma, GENSLER, San Francisco CA, Curated by Chandra Ceritto, April-July
Expression: delta F508, Davis CA, Curated  by Katherine Cryan, April
A group of Grads., Art Ark San Jose, Curated by Valerie Raps, April-May
Flux, Works San Jose, March –April.
Monotype Marathon , San Jose ICA,  July
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Fall Auction, Oct.
Pro Arts, Box Art, Oakland CA Oct.
Out Of San Jose, Heritage Bank, San Jose CA. Curated by Jane Salvin. Nov-Feb’08.
Big Red Shiny Show, Herbert Sanders Gallery SJSU, Curated By Andrew Hedges Presents, Nov.
Back water Arts gallery, Opening Exhibition. Curated by Sara Cole. December

2006 Fresh Strokes, Heritage Bank, San Jose CA. Curated by Jane Salvin. Nov.-March’06.
Gallery 276, Super Group I, San Francisco, CA. Feb.2nd-March 11.
Picture Progress, Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, CA. April.
HURTLINGLY, SJSU Thesis Show, MFA, Gallery 3, April 10-15.    
CCA, SJSU Invitational, in conjunction with Natsulous Gallery, Davis CA, April.
Lift Off, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, SJSU MFA show, May30-June 11.
Monotype Marathon , San Jose ICA,  July
Woz house, Special Exhibition, May-Nov.
Abstraction, Graham Gallery, Hastings NE. Aug.
Group Sculpture, Linda Durnell Gallery, Los Gatos  CA., Oct.
12th & Taylor Gallery, San Jose  CA., Oct.-Nov.
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Fall Auction, Oct.
WORKS San Jose, Fall Auction, Nov.

2005 WORKS San Jose, Fools,, April.
CCA, SJSU Invitational, in conjunction with Natsulous Gallery, Davis CA, April.
“The Phelps Collection,” Phelps Gallery, July-Sept, Hastings NE.
Paper Cuts (again), Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA, Sept. 17-Oct. 29.
Four Thought, 600 Townsend, San Francisco, CA, Sept.29-Oct. 20.
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Fall Auction, Sept. 30-Oct. 22.
Visual Aid; Big Deal, Nov. 12th, San Francisco CA.  
Fresh Strokes, Heritage Bank, San Jose CA. Curated by Jane Salvin. Nov.-March’06.
WORKS San Jose, Auction Show, Nov.-Dec.

2004 CCA, SJSU Invitational, in conjunction with Natsulous Gallery, Davis CA, April.
WORKS San Jose, Members Show, May 6-June 5.
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Fall Auction, Oct. 1-23.
Drawings, w/ Sara Cole ,SJSU-Gallery 3, , Oct. 25-29, 2004.
WORKS San Jose, Auction Show, Nov.-Dec.
Art Bowl IV ,b. sakata garo Gallery, , Sacramento CA., Dec.

2003 Super Friends, Herbert Sanders, SJSU, Oct. 6-11th, 2003.
Herbert Sanders, Work on Paper and in Aluminum, Oct. 13-17th, 2003.
Herbert Sanders, Gravity Balance Tension Suspension, Oct. 27-31, 2003.
2002 20/20 Vision, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, April-June.
2001 1st Annual Wood Fired Exhibition, 13th St. Hot Shops, Omaha, NE. March.
5 Clay Artists, Graham Gallery, Hastings, NE, May.  
Shelby Smith, Shay Church, Peter Scherr, Jason Hackett, Ryan Horvath.
2000 University of Kansas, Design Department Scholarship Show (spring).
1999 University of Kansas, Design Department Scholarship Show (spring).
University of Kansas, SUA, April, Conspicuous: Photo Show.