Yvette Kaiser Smith » CV

Solo Shows
  • 2014 Alumni Mini Exhibition, Barnhouse, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
  • 2013 Charting e, ARTexhibitionLink’s Gallery Uno, Chicago, IL
  • 2012 Con Templum, Wieghardt Gallery, Evanston Art Center, IL
  • 2012 Etudes from Pi, Jenoptik, Jena, Germany
  • 2011 Etudes from Pi , Harold Washington Library, Chicago, IL
  • 2011 Etudes from Pi, ARTexhibitionLink’s Gallery Uno, Chicago, IL
  • 2010 New Work, David Weinberg Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 2008 Digits, Alfedena Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 2006 Installations, Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL
  • 2006 Untitled, Crown Center Gallery, Loyola University, Chicago, IL
  • 2005 Untitled, Illinois Institute of Art, 180 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL
  • 2005 Untitled, Riverside Arts Center, Riverside, IL
  • 2004 Community Structures, Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL
  • 2004 Untitled, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2003 Cloaked Modifiers, CIU Art Lounge, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 2003 Sculptural Flesh, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
  • 2003 Untitled, Rosewood Art Center, Kettering, OH
  • 2002 Dimensional Exchanges, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL
  • 2002 Groupings, Cook County Bldg., main lobby, sponsored by Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
  • 2001 Nonlinear Feedback, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • 2000 New Work, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
  • 2000 Pattern Generation, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
  • 1999 Domains of Intimacy, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 1999 Holding Pattern, Peter Miller Gallery, project space, Chicago, IL
  • 1999 Translucent Innuendoes, ACME Art Gallery, Columbus, OH
  • 1999 Untitled, Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren, OH
  • 1998 Metaphors, E. L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • 1998 Untitled, InsideArt Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 1997 Beyond Sculpture, Kishwaukee Art Gallery, Kishwaukee College, Malta, IL
Education and Residencies
  • 1994 MFA, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • 1990 BFA, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
  • 1990 Summer Program, Yale Summer School of Art, Norfolk, CT
Honors, Awards, and Grants
  • 2016 The Center Program, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
  • 2013 Ragdale Residency, Lake Forest, IL
  • 2011 Ragdale Residency, Lake Forest, IL
  • 2009 Artist’s Fellowship Award, Illinois Arts Council
  • 2005 Governor’s International Arts Exchange Grant, an Illinois Arts Council Program
  • 2003 CAAP Grant, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Illinois Arts Council Access Program
  • 2002 Connoisseurs Award, The North American Sculpture Exhibition, Golden, CO
  • 2000 Best of Show Award, Midwestern Exhibition, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
  • 1998 CAAP Grant, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Illinois Arts Council Access Program
  • 1996 CAAP Grant, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Illinois Arts Council Access Program
  • 1995 H. R. Meininger Co. Award, The North American Sculpture Exhibition, Golden, CO
Publications and Press
  • 2016 Kolle, Martina. Internationale Kunst Heute - 2016., IKH-Publishing, Munich, Germany, pp. 146-147.
  • 2015 "The Natural Tension Between Creativity and Constraints", Online feature. Combustus.
  • 2014 Blakley Kinsler, Gwen. “Crochet as Art: A Conversation with 5 Free-Form Crochet Artists.”, Fiber Art now, Winter 2014, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp.32-35.
  • 2013 Blakley Kinsler, Gwen. The Fine Art of Crochet: Innovative Works of 20 Contemporary Artists , AuthorHouse, Bloomington, IN, 2013, pp. 89 - 93.
  • 2013 Online interview, In Conversation with Deborah Blakeley, 10/21/2013., Zone One Arts
  • 2013 Online visual essay , The Nice Niche, 05/22/2013
  • 2012 Catalog. Art Takes Miami, Artists Wanted, New York, NY, p.47.
  • 2012 Knipping, Lioba. “Hakeln mit Hightech” , OSTTHURINGER Zeitung, April 17, 2012, p. O A JE2.
  • 2012 Knipping, Lioba. “Traditionelles Hakeln mit Hightech-Material”,, Thuringische Landeszeitung, April 17, 2012, p. ZA JE 3.
  • 2011 “Structural Intrigue”, FiberARTS, Spring 2011, p. 17.
  • 2010 Berliner Liste 2010 Newspaper, p. 3, the working smarter group GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • 2010 Hohmann, Angela, “Sprungfeder”, Der Tagesspiegel, Friday, October 8, 2010
  • 2010 Luxe Interiors + Design, Volume 8, Issue 3, Summer 2010, Luxe Style Makers: pp. 113, 118, 119.
  • 2007 Bridger, Haley. “Unusual inspiration for Biological Impulses”, Fermilab Today, Wed., Nov. 14, 2007.
  • 2007 Cassidy, Victor M. “The Inner Light: Yvette Kaiser Smith, step by step.”, CAC Chicago Artists’ News, Volume XXXIV, Number 7, July & August 2007, p. 7.
  • 2007 Hart, Jane. “Breaking the Mold: Non-traditional materials, methods and styles pave the way for success.”, Art Business News, April, 2007, cover and pp.56-60.
  • 2005 Hawkins, Margaret. "Science in art reflects the art of science.", Chicago Sun-Times, Fri., August 26, 2005, p. NC 58.
  • 2004 2004 Embassy of the United States wall calendar, published by U.S. Department of State’s Regional Program Office Vienna.
  • 2004 Sundell, Ivy. A Spotlight on Living Artists 2004, Chicago: Crow Woods Publishing, 2004, pp. 122-123.
  • 2004 Winkelman, Victoria. “Happy Accidents Define Artist’s Life” , Southern Methodist University: Meadows Alumni Newsletter, Spring / Summer 2004, p. 6.
  • 2003 Brunetti, John. “Rearview Mirror: Not of Iron.”, Dialogue, March/April 2003, p. 60.
  • 2003 Camper, Fred. “Critic’s Choice: Not of Iron.”, Chicago Reader, January 10, 2003, Section Two, p. 17.
  • 2003 Camper, Fred. “Critic’s Choice: The Summer Show.", Chicago Reader, August 8, 2003, Section Two, p.26.
  • 2002 Camper, Fred. “Critic’s Choice: Groupings.”, Chicago Reader, September 6, 2002, Section Two, p. 21.
  • 2001 Stockinger, Jacob. “Crocheted Art Weaves You In.", The Capital Times, Wisconsin State Journal, Oct. 25, 2001, Rhythm, p.22.
  • 2000 Camper, Fred. “Oh, Yvette, There You Are.”, Chicago Reader, Feb. 11, 2000, Section One, pp. 10 & 12.
  • 2000 Hawkins, Margaret. “Sculptor Mulls Twists of Faith.” , Chicago Sun-Times, Fri., Jan. 7, 2000, NC 17.
  • 2000 Johnson Bowles, K. “Straw into Gold.”, Fiberarts, Vol. 26, No. 4, Jan/Feb. 2000.
  • 1999 Brunetti, John. “Reviews.”, New Art Examiner, May 1999, p. 56.
Collections
  • 2015 Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN
  • 2015 San Diego Manchester Hyatt, CA
  • 2014 University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Lincoln Hall ATLAS
  • 2013 Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL
  • 2013 St. Mary's Hospital Breast Center, Epworth Crossing, Newburgh, IN
  • 2013 University of Chicago Medicine - Center for Care & Discovery, IL, Chicago, IL
  • 2012 Commission, Eaton Corporation, Cleveland, OH
  • 2012 Commission, Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Office Building, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2012 Commission, Rosewood, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • 2012 Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City, IN
  • 2008 Commission, Philadelphia Ritz Carlton Residences
  • 2006 Deloitte, Chicago, IL
  • 2006 Old Orchard Towers, Skokie, IL
  • 2005 Commission, Englewood Senior Satellite Center, Chicago, IL
  • 2005 US Embassy, Abuja, Nigeria
  • 2003 Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst IL
  • 2001 UIC Hospital, Nutrition and Wellness Clinic, Chicago, IL
  • 2000 City of Port Royal, Beaufort County, SC
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