Project Director

alix head shot 2

Alix Smith was born in 1978 in New York City.  She graduated from The School of Visual Arts with a Masters in Photography and Related Media in 2005.  Smith is best known for her ability to create iconic images that defy cliche. Her images have a theatrical and painter-like quality reminiscent of great masters such as Vermeer, Manet and Sargent.  Her work has been shown in exhibitions, art fairs and biennials in New York, Naples, Milan and Prague. She has been reviewed in a variety of publications including the New York Times, Art Review, Artnet, and TimeOut New York.  Art Review Magazine listed her as one of the best emerging photographers internationally in 2005. Smith has received fiscal sponsorship from The New York Foundation for the Arts, for her project “States of Union.”She was awarded a 2009 Stonewall Honor for States of Union by the Stonewall Foundation. She lives and works in New York.WWW.ALIXSMITH.COM