Education

1997 MFA, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
1995 BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Solo Exhibitions

2019
Geoffrey Todd Smith, The Front, New Orleans, LA

2018
Field Streaming, Western Exhibitions (gallery 1 & 2), Chicago, IL

2015
Geoffrey Todd Smith, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2013
Forcefields, Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Secret Lives of Rainbows, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Looker, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
FEEL HARDER, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD

2011
Casual X, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2009
NADA Art Fair (solo booth), Western Exhibitions, Miami Beach, FL
Geoffrey Todd Smith is a Friend to Beauty!, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
I Could Look at Myself in Your Eyes Forever, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2008
Looking You Up to Look You Down, Main Gallery, Las Vegas, NV
Here’s Looking at You Looking at Me Kid, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
The Spiked Punch & The Anti-Portraits, Waubonsee Community College, Aurora, IL

2007
Geoffrey Todd Smith Will Romance You When He is Good and Ready, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Humongous Cannon Evenings, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL

2006
The Dynamite That I Might Light, Butcher Shop/ Dogmatic Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005
A Map of the Tunnels From My Bedroom To Yours, Silo, Stoughton, WI


Selected Exhibitions

2017
Brave New Work, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Underlying System Is Not Known, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
A Tiny Rivulet In a Distant Forest, ArtStart, Rhinelander, WI
Toy Box, Illinois State Museum, Lockport & Springfield, IL

2016
Four Large Drawings, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Chicago and VicinityShane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
Impromptu, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2015
Expo Chicago, Western Exhibitions booth, Chicago, IL
Dallas Contemporary Art Fair, Western Exhibitions booth, Dallas, TX
Hyper/Hypo, It's All About Things, Port Chester, NY
Intimate Jest, Left Field, San Luis Obispo, CA
PRTY PPL, Circuit12 Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Inaugural Group Show, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
Cut From the Same Cloth, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Rocket Run: Abstraction from Chicago, Elder Gallery, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE
I’m Jealous of Your Failure, University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery, Springfield, IL
Orphans in the Storm, Lovey Town, Madison, WI
Roving Room, Habersham Mills, Demorest, GA
Now Chicago!, The Hughes Gallery, Sydney, Australia
We Do What We Like And Like What We Do, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2013
Acid Summer, DCKT, New York, NY
Imaginary Friends: Matt Irie & Geoffrey Todd Smith, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
Texas Contemporary, Western Exhibitions Booth, Houston, TX
TELL THEM I HATE THEM, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012
Afterimage, Depaul Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
R & D, Manifold, Chicago, IL
The Handler: The John Riepenhoff Experience, NADA Art Fair, Western Exhibitions Booth, New York, NY

2011
Blaque Lyte, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
A Person of Color: A Mostly Orange Exhibition, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Painted: Paintings on Sculptures, The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Pulse L.A., Luis De Jesus Los Angeles booth, Los Angeles, CA
RTC and Friends...Collaborations With Ryan Travis Christian, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
NEXT, Western Exhibitions booth, Chicago, IL
Open Daybook Exhibition, L.A.C.E., Los Angeles, CA
Out of Towners, Deer Run Arts, Cambria, CA

2010
Strategic Abstraction, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Passion for Pattern, Hinsdale Center for the Arts, Hinsdale, IL
Let There Be Geo, A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Summer Group Show, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
PAPER! AWESOME!, Baer Ridgway, San Francisco, CA
Painter’s Paintings, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2009
Abhorrence of the Void, Unit B (Gallery), San Antonio, TX
The Enigmatic Shadow, Synchronicity, Los Angeles, CA
United States of Color vs. Grand Theft Auto, Seminal Projects, San Diego, CA
Pattern, Hallway Projects, San Francisco, CA

2008
West, Wester, Westest, Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Group Show, Printed Matter, New York, NY
NEXT, Western Exhibitions booth, Chicago, IL

2007
The Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, Western Exhibitions booth, Portland, OR
Obsessive Explosive, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
The Uncertainty Principle: Drawing in the Golden Age of Worry, NIU Art Museum, DeKalb, IL

2006
Aqua Art Miami, Western Exhibitions booth, Miami, FL
The Affair at the Jupiter Hotel, Western Exhibitions booth, Portland, OR
The Milwaukee International Art Fair, Western Exhibitions booth, Milwaukee, WI
Drawing Works, Sling Shot Gallery, Madison, IL
Klusterfudge, Telephone Booth Gallery, Kansas City, MO
18th Biennial Exhibition, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
Art Chicago, Western Exhibitions booth, Chicago, IL

2005
Chicago Sampler, University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL
Into the Midst, Mixture Contemporary, Houston, TX
Group Show, Butcher Shop / Dogmatic Gallery, Chicago, IL
Art Chicago - Stray Section, Drawing Project (Chicago, London), Chicago, IL

2004
Organically Grown, SUNY, Purchase, NY
Pay Attention, Unit B (Gallery), Chicago, IL
All About Drawing, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
The Armory Show, Raid Projects (Los Angeles, CA), New York, NY
Stray Show, Drawing Project (Chicago, London), Chicago, IL

2003
Biennial Exhibition, South Bend Regional Art Museum, South Bend, IN
These Days, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Regional Drawing Exhibition, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

2002
Realm of the Lair, Joymore Gallery, Chicago, IL
Summer Group Show, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
National Drawing Exhibition, Muscarelle Museum, Williamsburg, VA


Collections

The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Soho House, Chicago, IL
MINI Automotive, Chicago, IL
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Fidelity Investments, Chicago, IL
University of Illinois-Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Hallmark Inc. Collection, Kansas City, MO
Jager Collection, Amsterdam, Netherlands
South Bend Regional Art Museum, South Bend, IN
Harper College, Palatine, IL