faculty profile

Joshua Smith
Visiting Faculty

Born in Springfield, Missouri, Joshua Smith earned his BFA from Missouri State University in 2003 and his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2007. Smith has been living and working as an artist and educator in the Bay Area since 2004, and during that time has explored various photographic projects and exhibited widely within the Bay Area and beyond. Currently, Smith is engaged in a project exploring the nature of our collective experience within urban, public spaces.

Selected Exhibitions: 
  • You Look Familiar, San Francisco Arts Commission/Photo Alliance, San Francisco, 2012
  • Intersection, 21 Grand, Oakland, CA, 2010
  • San Francisco Meets Regensberg, Kino Akademiesalon, Regensberg, Germany, 2009
Selected Publications: 
  • Cheng, Dewitt. “Pick of the Week: Intersection. East Bay Express, Oakland, CA, April 21, 2010
  • Wiedaman, Susanne. “Vanessa Woods und Josh Smith Zeichen Ein Mysterioses BIld der Menschen Und Stadte der USA.” Mittlebayerische (German Newspaper), July 8, 2009
  • Various Photographs, edited by Tim Barber, April, 2008
  • MFA, San Francisco Art Institute
  • BFA, Missouri State University