CURRICULUM VITAE

Blythe Smith
Lives and works in Helsinki and Salla. 

blythe@blythesmith.com
https://www.instagram.com/malluvain/
lyontivirhe.blogspot.fi

https://vimeo.com/user24166843Education


Education
2019 MA, Art Education, Aalto University School of Architecture and Design

2017 Visual Artist's advanced studies, Art School MAA

2016 Visual Artist, Art School MAA 

2004–2013 PhD Student at Aalto University School of Economics, Helsinki. 

1996 MA, English and Romance Philology. University of Helsinki 

1995–1996 Erasmus student, Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III 


Solo exhibitions
2020 

Migraine World Summit, Artist of the Year, NY, US

2019 

Meaning Potential/ Merkityspotentiaali, Folkhälsan-huset, Espoo

2018 

Random Sample/Satunnaisotos,Antikvariaatti Sofia, Helsinki

Hotline/Kuuma Linja, Kääntöpaikka Gallery, Helsinki

Marzipan Life/Marsipaanielämä/ Pot uP LaB, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki

2017

Ah, Humanity!/Hyvät ihmiset! Karatalo, Espoo

The Juggler, Laterna Magica Gallery, Helsinki

Clear, obscure, clear, Pot uP LaB, Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki

Muses of the Mothership, Laajasalo library, Helsinki

Square Peg, Antikvariaatti Sofia, Helsinki

2016

Happiness is a foil balloon. Café Aalto, Helsinki

Case Subordinate, Myymälä2 Gallery, Helsinki

Horticultured and Hilarious, Summer Café Brita, Helsinki 

No woman is an island, Saaremme Puoti Café and Organic Grocery Store, Helsinki

Ihmisasiaihminen - Human Affairs Human. Gallery Huvila, Helsinki

2015

Onko heitä? [Do they exist?] Laajasalo Church, Helsinki

Out of Bounds, Rööperin Taidesalonki Gallery, Helsinki

Mansikkapaikka [Wild Strawberry Spot], Summer Café Brita, Helsinki

Melkein armas aika [The Time of Blossoming Almost Arrives], Laajasalo Church, Helsinki


Group exhibitions

2016

MAA 2016 Graduation exhibition, Gallery Augusta, Helsinki

2015 

Phantasmagoria, MAA-tila Gallery, Helsinki 

Views, Café Bar 9, Helsinki MAA Happens, Suomenlinna, Helsinki 

Sivulliset – Artists' Book exhibition, Rikhardinkatu library, Helsinki 

2014 

MAAsters of Art, Bar Siltanen, Helsinki 

AfterBefore, MAA-tila Gallery, Helsinki


Video screenings
2017

KinoClub Helsinki, Migration themed screening, Helsinki

2016

Gravitational Border Experience, Art School Maa & MAA-tila Gallery, Helsinki

MAA for AAVE /Night of the Beamers, MAA-tila Gallery, Helsinki

Looking down and backwards by Immigrants and Animals, Kutomo, Turku

2015 

Phantasmagoria, MAA-tila Gallery, Helsinki MAA for AAVE /Night of the Beamers, MAA-tila Gallery, Helsinki 

MAA Happens, Suomenlinna, Helsinki 

2014

Quantum Loop Theory – Night of the Arts screening, MAA-tila Gallery, Helsinki 


Interviews and publications


Interview on Artospective website 2018 https://artospective.blogspot.com/2018/06/blythe-s... 

Writing Disorder journal/Spring 2018 issue: Artwork: Paintings

Interview in Migraine Again web publication 2017 https://migraineagain.com/life-with-migraine-throu... 

Writing Disorder journal/Fall 2016 issue: Artwork: Paintings


Community Art projects


2018 Taiteilijat maailmalle!, Asbestos Art Space, Helsinki; event organised in collaboration with Autismisäätiö & Aalto University

2015 Youth Against Racism theme week workshop for children, Kallahti Youth Facilities, Helsinki 

Safety reflector workshop open to everyone, Valoa festival Vuotalo, Helsinki 

2014 Arts and crafts workshops for immigrant women, Kallahti Youth Facilities, Helsinki.