Lara Smithson

Education

BA at The Slade School of FIne Art 2011 - 2015

Cooper Union School of Fine Art, New York, 2013 (Exchange)

Awards | Scholarships

Bridget Riley Fellowship, British School of Rome, Rome, 2021/22

Erasmus Training and travel to The Orta Botanica, Padova, Italy, 2020/21

Claire Winston Award 2015

Dolbey Travel Scholarship 2015
The Grocers' Company Queens Golden Jubilee Scholarship 2011 - 2015

Official Selection WomenCineMakers Biennial Edition 2018

Commissions

STOP PLAY RECORD in collaboration with ICA & Channel 4


Exhibitions

Solo 

She Spoke Rain, The Why Not Gallery, Tbilisi Georgia, 2018 

Group

Plicnik Space Initiative, Online Ongoing

https://plicnik.space

Visions in the Nunnery, Bow Arts, London 2020/2021

https://bowarts.org/nunnery-gallery/visions-in-the-nunnery

Rising Sun Collective, Screening, Online, 2020 

Re-Enchanted Matter, A.P.T, London September 2020 

https://www.hotdesque.xyz/reenchantedmatter

https://www.aptstudios.org/news/96qd8q9b3kofz1vuup311da7ntd81j

Exquisite CORPUS, Online 2020

OUTPOST Open Film 2019, selected by Stuart Whipps, Norwich Cinema City 2019

Fivehundredthousand Film Screening, Deptford Cinema, London 2019

PRINTED, Central Saint Martins, London 2019

Undercurrents, The Artesian Well, London 2018

ArtWorks Open 2018, Barbican Arts Group Trust, London 2018

Visions in the Nunnery | Bow Arts, London 2018

The Grand Tour Inauguration , fivehundredthousandgallery @ Artlicks Weekend , London 2018 

Four Limbs, London 2018

Perform & Pixel, fivehundredthousandgallery, London 2018

One need not be a chamber, Exposed Arts Projects, London 2018

http://www.exposedartsprojects.com/news

PLAYBACK touring UK, 2017-2018

https://stopplayrecord.ica.art

GROUPshow, New York 2017

WE WERE THERE, London 2015

Slade BA Degree Show, London 2015

Doleful Shades, London 2015

PAST PRESENT FUTURE KULT, London 2015

Second Person Looking Out, UCL Museum, London 2014 

Hit and Run, New York 2013

Art of the Book, New York 2013

The Kilburn Grand Tour, with Camden Arts Centre and Kingsgate Workshops Trust 2012

Interviews

WomenCinemakers 2018

https://issuu.com/cinemakers/docs/special.edition/4 

Published writing

'To my future singing sandwich' in Breadcrumb, 2021

https://www.onomatopee.net/exhibition/breadcrumb/#publication_16564

Artists Catalogue, RE-Enchanted Matter, Hot Desque, 2020

https://taco.org.uk/Buy-Re-Enchanted-Matter

'Vermeer's women don't have legs' in Tomorrow Works, 2015