Andrew Smaldone


MA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design 2005

BA Fine Art, The George Washington University 2001

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2023 Dreaming Elsewhere, Stanza 251, Florence 

2022 Correlative, SRISA, Florence

2017 Rooms, Hubertus Hoffschild, Lübeck

2015 Underpin (with Nicholas John Jones), Egg, Livorno

2015 A Liquid Space - Ten Year Retrospective, SHED with number_5 GmbH, curated by Gordana Bezanov, Villnachern CH

2014 One Thing Against Another Creates, SRISA, Florence

2013 Spitting Seeds (with Justin R. Thompson), SRISA, Florence

2012 Along Similar Lines, SRISA Project Space, Florence

2010 New Work, SRISA, Florence

2008 A Fashionable But Apt Phrase, Number_ 5 GmbH, Zurich

Selected Group Exhibitions


Now and Then: From the ArchiveSRISA, Florence, curated by Rebecca Olsen

But Who Reads the Light? The Season, NYU Florence with Alessandra Capodacqua and Jacopo Santini


Ti regalo un’idea (curated by Michela Eremita), Museo Santa Maria della Scala, Siena


Accrochage, Hubertus Hoffschild, Lübeck


Spettri Del Visibile, Studiomdt, Prato


Circostanza, Cartavetra, Florence


Made in Filandia, La Filanda, Pieve a Presciano

Accrochage, Hubertus Hoffschild, Lübeck

The Emerging Image, University of Madison-Wisconsin, Madison

Dissemination, Casabianca, Zola Predosa (Bologna)

The Wall (archives)#10, Assab One, Milan, a project by Pietro Gaglianò


Una Fine Estate, Montestigliano Tuscany, curated by Sergio Tossi


The Wall (archives), Borgo Loreto, Cremona, a project by Pietro Gaglianò

Stanza 251, Zona B - Contenitore Culturale, Florence

Terra Mater, Villa Mocenigo, Portogruaro

Nel Granaione, Montestigliano Tuscany, curated by Sergio Tossi


Defect as an indication of desire, galleria neon>campobase, Bologna, curated by Andrea Bruciati

P.A.S.T. Projects library and archive (conceived by Paul Sammut and Alexandra Terry) in collaboration with Elena Bajo at Woodmill in Bermondsey, London


Very Late at Night, Auction, galleria neon>campobase, Bologna

Right to Assemble, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville

1h art on Fire!, Arte Fiera Off, neon>campobase, Bologna


Near The Center, Interno 5, Brescia curated by Guido Molinari

Water Carefully, Galleria Neon > campobase, Bologna

Elsewhere I am Here, MAS Gallery, Serbia curated by Gordana Bezanov


Finalist exhibition for the Premio Celeste, Fabbrica Borroni, Milan

Dialogue 4 works on paper, Zeitgeist gallery, Nashville

I'm asking for the sky, Sardegna, Curated by Martin Siegrist and Gordana Bezanov

QUATTRO / QUINTI Kore Arte Contemporanea, Villa Scheiderff, Bagno a Ripoli: curated and text by Lorenzo Bruni

Selected Bibliography

2024 L’artista Andrew Smaldone da Denver a Firenze per riscoprire una vita “slow”, intoscana, by Costanza Baldini

2023 Correlative Catalogue, Vanillaedizioni, texts by P. Gaglianò & A.Rojas

2021 Coaching, Practicing, and Following Your Intuition, Tintamarre, by Jacob Broussard

2020 Come in Sogno. Breve Nota Sulla Pittura di Andrew Smaldone, Stanza 251 by Stefano Loria

2019 Abstraction with Reference,, by Colasurdo and Sterchak

2018 A period for an artwork (contributor), by Pancrazi and scarabeli

2017 Abstrakte Eindrücke von Landschaften und Städten, Lübecker Nachrichten, by Alessandra Röder

2017 Spettri del Visibile, interview by Elena Magini

2015 Andrew Smaldone, Interview for Talking Art, by Egle Prati

2015 Underpin, dall'Inghilterra agli USA due artisti e lo studio della superficie, Il Tirreno, by Alice Barontini

2014 Andrew Smaldone, la pittura come architettura e intimità, diari del web, 2 December, by Paolo Vegas

2014 La sostenibile leggerezza del talento di Smaldone, La Repubblica, by Sergio Tossi

2012 Right to Left: the work of Andrew Smaldone in Fisk Frisk by Justin Randolph Thompson

2010 Andrew Smaldone: le dimensioni pittoriche dello spazio ARTITUDE interview by Sonia Cosco

2009 Nell' intimita', Il Nuovo Corriere, by Davide Agazzi

2008 Dialogue 4: Works on Paper, Nashville Scene, by Joe Nolan


2018 L’AHAH Residence, with Enrico Bertelli, Paris

2016 First Sabbatical Leave for Scholarly Research, SRISA

2015 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2015 Made In Filandia Residence, La Filanda, Pieve a Presciano,Italy

2011 New American Paintings, No. 94 selected by Dan Cameron

2006 Artist in Residence, American University in Corciano, Italy

1997-2001 The Presidential Arts Scholarship, The George Washington University


2007 - current Professor of Fine Arts, Santa Reparata International School of Art

2012 - current Academic Dean, Santa Reparata International School of Art

2016 - current Lecturer, Art Practice and Methods and Contexts, Washington University St. Louis in Florence

2019 - current Lecturer, Strategies Working On-Site, Washington University St. Louis in Florence

2022 - current Part-Time Lecturer, Drawing I For Non-Majors, NYU in Florence


2014 curator of A Job Ain't Nothin' But Work, Kevin J. Everson and Justin R. Thompson Villa Romana, Florence


Santa Maria Della Scala, Collezione Museo d'arte per bambini, Siena

Lectures/Guest Critic

2019-2021 Guest Critic, Professor Franco Pisani Architecture Studio Design, ISI, Florence

2019 Pulling from the City, Studio Arts College International, Florence

2019 Guest Critic, Studio Arts College international, Post-Bac in Studio Art, Florence

2019 Recent Works (Open Architecture Lecture), ISI, Florence

2018 Light in Space, Kent State at SRISA, Florence

2017 External Reviewer, Des Lee Gallery, MFA Final Reviews Washington University, St. Louis

2017 External Reviewer, First Year Architecture, Washington University, St. Louis

2015-2019 Guest Critic, Washington University in Florence Summer BFA program, Florence

2009 Working on an Intimate Scale, Scuola Lorenzo de Medici, Florence

2006 Memory & Painting, American University, Corciano

Art Criticism

2009 - 2013  Reviews for ArtReview Magazine

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