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Cary Christopher Smith, Puerto Rican artist. Recipient Connecticut Commission on the Arts grant for painting, 1983, 86, Art in Public Spaces award Connecticut Commission on the Arts, 1985, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Painting, 1991-1992, Pollock Krasner grant for painting, 1993.


Smith, Cary Christopher was born on October 1, 1955 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Son of Roger William and Headley Hall (Mills) Smith.


Student, Sir John Cass Art School, London, England., 1976;Bachelor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1977.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Port Washington (New York ) Public Library., 1980, Julian Pretto Gallery, New York City, 1987, Koury Wingate Gallery, New York City, 1988, 90, Galerie Six Friedrich, Munich, Germany, 1989, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, 1989, Ezra and Cecil Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, 1989, Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, California, 1991, Rubin Spangle Gallery, New York City, 1992, Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, 1993, Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York City, 1994, Galerie Jorg Paal, Munich, 1995, 97. Exhibited in group shows at Stux Gallery, Boston, 1987, White Columns, New York City, 1987, Mission West, New York City, 1987, A.L.G.O. Gallery, New York City, 1987, Postmasters Gallery, New York City, 1988, Jacob Javits Center, New York City, 1988, Koury Wingate Gallery, 1988, 89, 90, Wolff Gallery, New York City, 1988, Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, 1989, 91, 93, Rastovski Gallery, New York City, 1989, Marc Richards Gallery, Santa Monica, 1990, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York City, 1990, Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York City, 1991, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, 1991, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, 1992, 96, Rubin Spangle Gallery, 1992, Salvatore Ala Gallery, New York City, 1993, 94, Pamela Archincloss Gallery, New York City, 1995, Galerie Jorg Paal, Munich, 1996, Lawrence Markey Gallery, New York City, 1996.

      Represented in permanent collections Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, Brooklyn (New York ) Museum, Osaka (Japan) Museum, Wadsworth Ateneum, Hartford, New Britain (Connecticut) Museum American Art. Illustrator: Cover Magazine. Featured in Art News magazine, ArtForum magazine, Art in American, New York Times.


Married Virginia Vernon Knowles, November 26, 1977. Children: Emily Hall, Hayley Knowles.

Roger William Smith

Headley Hall (Mills) Smith

Virginia Vernon Knowles

Emily Hall Smith

Hayley Knowles Smith