Emily Mae Smith was born in 1979 in Austin Texas. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
Recent solo exhibitions include: The Sphinx or The Caress, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY (2017); Tesla Girls, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium (2016); Honest Espionage, Mary Mary. Glasgow, Scotland, UK (2016); Medusa, Laurel Gitlen. New York, NY (2015). Select group exhibitions include Pharmacy for Idiots, Rob Tufnell and Tanya Leighton, Köln, Germany (2017); Women to the Front, Works from the Miller Meigs Collection, Lumber Room, Portland, OR (2017); QATRIÈME SEXE, Indéfinition des genres, réaffirmation des plaisirs, curated by Marie Maertens, Le Coeur. Paris, France (2017); Scarlet Street, Lucien Terras. New York, NY (2016); Me, Myself, I, China Art Objects Galleries. Los Angeles, CA (2016); Surrreal, König Galerie (St. Agnes). Berlin, Germany (2016); Untitled Body Parts, Simone Subal Gallery. New York, NY (2016); Six Advertisements, Marlborough Chelsea. New York, NY (2015); Unrealism, organized by Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian, The Moore Building. Miami, FL (2015); Mrs. Benway, Fourteen30 Contemporary. Portland, OR (2015); I Dropped the Lemon Tart, Lisa Cooley. New York, NY (2015); Parallax Futured: Transtemporal Subjectivities, Skirball Museum. Cincinnati, OH (2014).