Commissions

2012 Wirksworth Festival, Derbyshire, UK  

Solo Exhibitions

2017 May DeepSpaceMoolog, Testbed1, 60 Druid Street, Bermondsey, London UK
2016 Sep-Nov Deep Space Moolog, 20:21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe UK
2011 Frillip Moolog: Another Place, The Public, West Bromwich, UK
2010 Blink UnBlink Liverpool Biennial (S.Q.U.A.T. Liverpool) The International Gallery, Liverpool, UK
2010 Inventions of the Mind, Erasmus Darwin House, Lichfield, UK
2009 Close Encounters of a Frillip Moolog Kind, Westbourne Grove Church Artspace, London and Solihull Arts Complex, Solihull, UK
2009 The Yin & Yang of Frillip Moolog, South Bank Art Centre, Bedford, UK

Group Exhibitions

2016 Bloc Assembly, Bloc Projects, Sheffield UK
2014-15 Case of Curio, FBI Worksop, Surface Gallery Nottingham and x-church Gainsborough, UK
2014 The Interlude, Exchange Rates, New York USA.
2014 Cheap Thrills Film Festival, Sheffield and Loughborough, UK.
2013 Wells Art Contemporary, Wells, UK
2013 Python Art Festival, Gallery at St George’s House, Bolton, UK
2013 Modern Friction, South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell, UK
2013 Cabinets of Curiosity and Room of Wonder, Borough Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle Under Lyme, UK
2012 The Uncanny, Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk, UK
2012 Something Stolen (curated by Will Alsop), Testbed1, London, UK
2012 At Play 4, New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham, UK
2012 The Open West, Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester, UK
2011 Nottingham Castle Open, Nottingham UK.
2011 Kirkland’s New Empire Bioscope, Wolverhampton, UK
2011 Rarities, Costal Currents Festival, Hastings UK2010 Away Pitch: Touring Cultural Olympiad Project, Staffordshire, UK
2010 I am the Warrior (curated by Juneau Projects) Derby, UK
2010 Meleager's Garland (curated by Anneka French) Lincoln, UK2010 Worcester Open, Worcester UK
2009 Ania Bas CV Boost, The New Art Gallery Walsall, UK
2009 Crossings, New Brewery Arts Centre, Cirencester, UK
2008 Wirksworth Festival, Wirksworth, UK
2008 Ensemble, Hand & Heart Gallery, Nottingham, UK
2008 West Midlands Open 08, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, UK
2008 Future /Past, Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, UK
2008 Knit Knot, The Old Sweetshop Gallery, London UK
2008 Waterside Open, Waterside Arts Centre, Sale, UK
2008 VISUAL- Arts & Business, Baskerville House, Birmingham, UK
2007 19th Open Exhibition, City Art Gallery, Leicester, UK
2007 Staffordshire Open Studios Exhibition, Lichfield Cathedral UK
2007 Month of Sundays, Resonance FM live radio events, London
2007 To Die For, Stroud House Gallery, Stroud, UK
2007 Birmingham Open 07, Gas Hall, Birmingham, UK

Video

Deep Space Moolog (7mins) 2016
https://vimeo.com/182225335

My Life in a Box (2 mins) 2014
http://bit.ly/29qQWhL

Casey and Kirsty (5mins) 2014
https://vimeo.com/98288266

Trolley Happenings (3mins) 2010
http://bit.ly/18UvM1X

Awards

2016 Arts Council England Grants for the Arts Award.
2014-15 AA2A Residency at Sheffield College, UK
2010-11 AA2A Residency at Coventry University, UK
2009 Arts Council England Grants for the Arts Award.
2008 Travel Award from UKTI: research visit to Chicago, USA.
2008 Best 3D Art, West Midlands Open 08.
2008 Shortlisted for Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition.
2007 Metro-Boulot-Dodo Award, 19th Open, Leicester, UK.
2007 People’s Favourite 3D Artist, Staffordshire Open Studios
2007 Finalist in RSA Trefor Campbell Award for Enterprise.

Collections

2009 Private Collection: A. Bühler, Switzerland
2006 Private Collection: S. Hankins, Spain

Teaching

2016 Visiting Tutor Fine Art Foundation Course, John Leggott College, Scunthorpe
2010 Visiting Tutor 3D Foundation Course, Manchester Metropolitan University
2009 Visiting Tutor Fine Art Foundation Course, Solihull College and Bedford College

Education

2006 BA (Hons) 1st Class Manchester Metropolitan University
2009 PTTLS University of Wolverhampton

Bibliography

2016 A Transmission from Deep Space Moolog Essay by Joanne Lee
2012 Lurking with Intent: A short essay on the sculptural practice of Kirsty E. Smith by Anneka French Conjunction Magazine: Waiting
2010 Inventions of the Mind: Erasmus Darwin House, Lichfield, UK. Exhibition essay by Anneka French
2009 Close encounters of a Frillip Moolog Kind a-n exhibition review by Becky Evers
2008 The Secret Life of Sculpture. Essay by Matt Price.

Contact

Studio 33 Bloc Studios, 198 Arundel Street, Sheffield, S1 4RE England UK

kirstyesmith@gmail.com    www.kirstyesmith.co.uk