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Jerry Smith

curator, Dayton Art Institute in Dayton

Inside Look at Art Exhibitions

PRESENTED ON FEB 07, 2019
IN DAYTON @ VOL 38

Dr. Jerry N. Smith is Chief Curator at the Dayton Art Institute. Previously working at Phoenix Art Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, Jerry has curated more than 50 art exhibitions of diverse artists and subjects, ranging from Leonardo da Vinci to Andy Warhol, and video installations to Classical Guitars.

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Betancourt's Spaces

BY CARLOS BETANCOURT
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Curator and architect Carlos Betancourt creates exhibitions rich in content and beautiful, if ephemeral, spaces. His serious approach to every project makes him one of the most respected professionals in this field, with concepts ranging from contemporary art to literature. (in Spanish)

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Objective: Transformation

BY JULIE BEVAN
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 30, 2016

Speaker Julie Bevan is a writer, curator, educator, and the executive director of the Nanaimo Art Gallery. During her presentation, Julie invites us to explore the powerful potential of museums and galleries as community builders and agents of change.

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A New Icon for Dayton

BY KELLY SEXTON
@ VOL 27 ON JUN 09, 2016

Kelly Sexton has been involved with community and public art projects in the Dayton region for over 12 years.  She is especially excited to be working with UpDayton again to create a New Icon for Dayton!

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A Voyage of Influences

BY MOLLY ZAKRAJSEK
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Creating public murals and illustrations Molly Z's passions.  She takes us on a voyage of her influences at PechaKucha Night Chicago Volume 40.

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Reimagining Works

BY TIM KAMBITSCH
@ VOL 35 ON MAY 09, 2018

Tim Kambitsch is a Dayton native with the awesome responsibility of leading the $187 million dollar building program for the Dayton Metro Library.  When finished there will be 17 new, expanded or completed remodeled libraries in the Dayton area. Here he talks about one facet of that program, commissioning original art for these new buildings.

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Illustrations inside and outside

BY SOPHIA DEN BREEMS
@ VOL 22 ON JAN 24, 2018

Sophia den Breems is an illustrator. Her work is in the paper, on social media, in exhibits and on the streets. She is very productive and developed a recognizable style that she uses as often and as diverse as possible.

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Trying to Fit Art on a Wall

BY NICHOLAUS ARNOLD
@ VOL 38 ON FEB 07, 2019

Nicholaus Arnold is a semi-conceptual artist, semi-conceptual curator, and semi conceptual educator from Dayton, Ohio. He currently runs The Blue House Gallery with his partner Ashley and is the galleries coordinator for University of Dayton. Nicholaus’ presentation is about his life as an artist and trying to fit unorthodox art works into a gallery setting.

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Look Again Aberdeen

BY HILARY NICOLL
@ VOL 24 ON NOV 27, 2018

Hillary Nicoll discusses the Look Again arts festival in Aberdeen.

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From Murder to Museums: Current Controversies over Nazi Looted Art

BY RAYMOND DOWD
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 07, 2018

Lawyer and Law professor, Raymond Dowd. He lectures widely on copywright and Nazi Looted Art, and serves on the board of governors of The National Arts Club. Ray takes us behind the story of historires greatest robbery which has been hidden behind histories greatest murder.