Roxa Smith Painting: Family Tree

Family Tree – 36"x45" oil on canvas, 2010


Roxa Smith's studio is in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Selected work by Roxa Smith is currently available at the online gallery Artspace, or you may contact the artist directly.

Work by Roxa is now in a solo exhibition at Lily's Room at the Roger Smith Hotel in Manhattan. The exhibition, “Selections”, runs until June 3, 2015. See a preview of the show.

Roxa was recently in an exhibition entitled “Interiors” at the Flinn Gallery, Greenwich, CT. The show ran from January 29th- March 11, 2015, with an artist's talk.

Roxa Smith was featured in one of the main newspapers in Venezuela. The writer, Mariza Bafile, wrote a poignant and lyrical interview, Roxa Smith. El recuerdo es un paisaje about Roxa’s work in the newspaper, El Nacional.

Roxa’s work was shown at the Geoffrey Young Gallery in Great Barrington, MA from April 4th to June 9th in an exhibit entitled “If Not For You.”

Roxa spent 6 weeks (May 19-June 27, 2014) as artist-in-residence at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska. This residency was provided by the New York Foundation for the Arts with generous support from patron and artist, Basil Alkazzi, and in collaboration with the Sheldon Museum of the Universtiy of Nebraska.

At the end of her time in Nebraska, Roxa had an exhibition at the Focus Gallery of the Sheldon Museum of the work executed during the residency, as well as presenting a talk and open studio.

See photos and description of Roxa's studio in Nebraska and her residency.

Hear a brief radio interview with Roxa about the residency.

Roxa was interviewed in the December issue of Artspire, the e-newsletter of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). The interview is also featured on NYFA's website.

She received a 2012 Fellowship in Painting (pdf) from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA).

Recent Awards

2014   NYFA-Basil Alkazzi Artist-in-Residence Fellowship at the Sheldon Museum, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

2012   Fellowship in Painting, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), New York, NY

2011   Scholarship: Artist as an Entrepreneur Bootcamp, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), New York NY

2007   Painting Finalist, Alexander Rutsch Award, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY

2007   Honorable Mention, International Exhibition on Animals in Art, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2006   Jury Prize Winner, Visions X International Juried Exhibition,The Cathedral Foundation, Covington, KY

2006   ARTnews Award, 71st Annual National Exhibition, Cooperstown Arts Association, Cooperstown, NY

2006  Honorable mention, 29th Small Works Exhibition, New York University, NY


July 15 - August 18, 2006

Group Exhibition

71st Annual National Exhibition

Cooperstown Art Association

22 Main Street, Cooperstown, NY 13326



Pilar Shepherd Art Gallery

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Roxa's work is also featured at Artists Who Teach and available at the high-end Williamsburg, NY toy store


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