Education

2016

MFA, Studio Art & Emerging Practices, Graduate Teaching Fellow, University at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, NY

2003

BA magna cum laude, Studio Fine Arts, Amherst College, Amherst, MA


Teaching Experience | Student Work

2016-present

Adjunct Faculty, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY

Creative Coding, Spring 2019

Video Art, Spring 2019, Fall 2017

3D Design, Fall 2017

Sculpture: Time & Context, Spring 2017

2D Design, Fall 2016


2018-present

Visiting Assistant Professor, Hanover College, Hanover, IN

Environmental Art, Spring 2019

Illustration 1, Spring 2019

Drawing I, Fall 2018

Photography I & II, Fall 2018

Sculpture I, Spring 2018

Photography I, Spring 2018


2018

Summer Study Abroad Faculty, Kentucky Institute for International Study, Italy

The Graphic Travelogue - Drawing III

Art of the Italian Renaissance - Art History



2017-2018

Adjunct Faculty, Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, IN

Digital Art: Survey & Practice, Spring 2018, Fall 2017, Spring 2017

Intro to Video Art, Fall 2017

2014-2016

Instructor of Record, University at Buffalo SUNY, Buffalo, NY

Intro to Digital Practices, Adobe CC & Processing, Fall & Spring 2015-6

Intro to Digital Photography, Spring 2015

Public Space, studio & lecture foundation, Fall 2014



Solo & Two Person Exhibitions


2016 Inward Out:Spontaneous Reverberations, Silo City, Buffalo, NY

2014 outside/in inside/out, IDEAS 40203, Louisville, KY

2013 Light Maps Bernheim, Bernheim Arboretum, Clermont, KY

2011 Haunt, Cocoon Series, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY

2009 Light Maps, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY

2007 Daily Climb: Part 1, Blackburn Gallery, Mary Anderson Ctr., Mt. St. Francis, IN


Group Exhibitions


2016 Re: Place, Project 13, Zephyr Gallery, Louisville, KY

Bernheim: A Natural Muse, Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, IN

2015 Phantom Vibrations, Lower Gallery, University at Buffalo, NY, Buffalo, NY

New Extravaganza Today, Hi-Temp Fabrication, Buffalo, NY

2014 Fresh Air: Art of Bernheim, Ascent PCM & Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

2013 7 Borders, Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Louisville, KY

Public @ PUBLIC, Louisville Visual Art Association, Louisville, KY

2012 Connect, Collaboration with LVL1 Hackerspace, Bernheim Arboretum, Clermont, KY

2011 Garden Sculpture Show, Yew Dell Gardens, Crestwood, KY

2010 Creativity Rising, Phoenix Hill Neighborhood, Louisville, KY

Conspiring with Nature, 930 Gallery, Louisville, KY

2008 Titration²: Park Fiction, Coffman Park, Dublin Arts Council, Dublin, OH

2007 DIG, The Ground Floor Gallery, Louisville, KY


Digital Projects & Research


2017-2018 Bike Sense, citizen science/public art project giving sensor units to 100 cyclists to track bike usage and create sound from data, Louisville, KY

2016 Inward Out, interactive light & sound experience using Arduino accelerometer, radio transmitters, & digital relays, Buffalo, NY

Heartlight, hacking a heart rate monitor and writing an algorithm with Arduino to give a signature light/sound experience for each user, Buffalo, NY

2015 The GOOD GUY Glove, on-going development of sensor gloves to interpret pressure sensor data using Python & Beagleboard, Buffalo, NY

Rambling_Q, smartphone app sound walk using AppFurnace Buffalo, NY


Awards


2018 Project HEAL Artist-In-Residence, Hero+Shero Journeys, IDEAS xLab Louisville, KY

Environmental Justice Workshop, Meyzeek Middle School

2017 Travel Grant, Prospect.4, Great Meadows Foundation New Orleans, LA

$20K ArtsMatch, Fund for the Arts matching grant for Bike Sense Louisville, KY

2016 Master's Thesis Award, Techné Institute Buffalo, NY


Residencies


2013 Guapamacátaro Art & Ecology ResidencyMichoacán, MX

2012-2013 Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft Artist-In-Residence Louisville, KY

2011-2012 Bernheim Arboretum & Research Forest Art-In-Residence Clermont, KY

2007 Work-Exchange Fellowship & Art Residency, Mary Anderson Ctr. Mt. St. Francis, IN



Commissions


2017-2018 ARTmovesLOUISVILLE $40K Public Art Commission, Bike Sense Louisville, Louisville Metro Government's Commission on Public Art, Louisville, KY

2011 Buy Local Fair, Driftwood Nest, Louisville Visual Art Association, Louisville, KY

2010 Forecastle Festival, Stock Series, Waterfront Park, Louisville, KY


Collections


City of Dublin, Coffman Park, Dublin, OH

Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Louisville, KY

Commonwealth Bank & Trust of Kentucky, Louisville, KY

Insight Communications, Louisville, KY


Professional Experience


2014 Buffalo Incubator Workshop, Oron Catts & Ionat Zurr, Big Orbit Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Lecture and Undergraduate Critiques, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY

2012-2013 Head Preparator, Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Louisville, KY

2012 Winning presentation, On The Floor: Ideas Competition, CoPA, Louisville, KY

2010 Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop, 21C Museum, Louisville, KY

2009 Speaker, Artist Dialogues, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY


Academic & Volunteer Service


2012-2017 Citizen Forester, Louisville Grows, Volunteer leader for tree plantings, Louisville, KY

2015-2016 Secretary, Buffalo Emerging Art Practices, Graduate Student Association, Buffalo, NY

Senator, Department of Art, Graduate Student Association, Buffalo, NY

2015 Habitat for Humanity, Buffalo renovations and new builds, Buffalo, NY

2014-2015 Sculpture Studio Monitor, Graduate TA Service, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY


Bibliography


2018 IDEAS xLab, “These Louisville Middle Schoolers…” The Renewal Project, Apr. 9

http://www.therenewalproject.com/these-louisville-middle-schoolers-are-creating-a-super-h

ero-stories-using-local-issues/

2017 Q&A with Keith Waits from Louisville Visual Art, Mar. 30

https://www.louisvillevisualart.org/artebella/2017/3/30/qa-todd-smith

2014 Bailey Loosemore, "Bernheim artists connect art to nature," The Courier-Journal, Jun. 23

https://www.courier-journal.com/story/news/local/bullitt/2014/06/23/bernheim-artists-connect-art-nature/11259661/

Matthew Metzger, "Fresh Air: Art from the Bernheim Arboretum Review," AEQAI, Apr. 26

https://aeqai.com/main/2014/04/fresh-air-art-from-the-bernheim-arboretum-review/

2013 Julie Gross, "Trees as Public Art," Blog@KMACMuseum, March 23

https://4materiality.wordpress.com/2013/03/29/trees-as-public-art/

2012 Julie Leidner, "Todd Smith & the Bernheim Forest Art Residency," February 3

http://www.thelouisvillepaper.com/todd-smith-the-bernheim-forest-artist-residency/

2011 Chelsea Gifford, "Art: Haunted by the art," LEO Weekly, May 4

https://www.leoweekly.com/2011/05/art-haunted-by-the-art/