Name: Prof. Ed Smith
Title: Art Gallery Director
Professor of Art
Office Location: Steel Plant
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2308
Personal Web Page:
Degrees Held:

M.F.A. Columbia University, New York, NY.
B.F.A. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York


Ed Smith is a member of the National Academy of Art,  a Guggenheim Fellow in Sculpture and Drawing,  a former Associate of the Royal British Society of Sculptors. He is also an Associate Fellow at Trumbull College, Yale University. His work is represented in public and private collections in the United States and abroad. These include The British Museum, Yale University and many more. His many one person exhibitions and innumerable group exhibitions include, the Albrecht-Kemper Museum, The Arkell Museum, the Queens Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Hillwood Art Museum, Caversham Press South Africa, Fleming Museum, Schenectady Museum, The Albright Knox Museum, The Robert Steele Gallery, NYC, Halsey Gallery, College of Charlston, Claudia Carr Gallery, NYC, Willard Gallery, Kansas State University, University of Louisiana, Monroe, Dartmouth College, Hollywood Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL., Schenectady Museum and many others. He has over 70 one person exhibitions and innumerable group shows.

His work has been written about and reviewed in the New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, The Baltimore Evening Sun, Art News, The Miami Herald, Times Union, Giornale Dell'Arte, San Francisco Examiner, Art New England and many others.

He has been a Visiting Artist, Lecturer, Artist-in-Residence, Professor and Distinguished Visiting Artist at American University, Bennington College, Bard College, Brandies University, Boston University, Kansas State University, Dartmouth College, Swathmore College, University of New Hampshire, Chautauqua Institution School of the Arts, Clark University, Dia Art Center, Trumbull College, Yale University, Lacoste School of the Arts in France, Parsons School of Art, S.V.A., University of Pennsylvania, New York Studio School, Vermont Studio Center, Glasgow School of Art, North Glasgow College and many, many others.

Awards and honors include, Awards for Teaching Excellence, National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, Ford Foundation Grants, First Alternate Prix de Rome, Fulbright Award, Faculty of the Year Award, 2009-10 Marist College, NY State Council on the Arts and others.