CV

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018

Moral Monsters, City Hall Grand Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

2017

For Always, Winchester Cultural Center, Las Vegas, NV

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019

UNTOLD STORIES, Nevada State College, Las Vegas, NV

Gallery Stars, Priscilla Fowler Fine Art , Las Vegas, NV

Year of the Pig, Historic Fifth Street School, Las Vegas, NV

2018

Untitled, Test Site Projects , Las Vegas, NV

SEEING><SAYING, Nevada Humanities Gallery , Las Vegas, NV

Plural, Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art , Las Vegas, NV

Year of the Dog, Historic Fifth Street School, Las Vegas, NV

2016

Skull, The Studio, Las Vegas, NV

Dishing It Out, Brett Wesley Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

North East, Left of Center Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

2015

ZAP! 7 The Twenty Artist Who Took Over Maryland Parkway, Nevada Humanities Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

Tiny Divas, Non-Fiction Gallery, Savannah, GA

2014

Skull Show, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

African-American Talent Showcase, Tasty Space, Las Vegas, NV

2013

Skull Show, College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV

Lust to Dust, Photo Bang Bang, Las Vegas, NV

2012

Orange Assembly, Centerpiece, Las Vegas, NV

Lust to Dust, Photo Bang Bang, Las Vegas, NV

Artrageous, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Farewell, Fifth Wall Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

2011

UNLV BFA 2012, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

BFA Art Auction, Grant Hall Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

2010

The Goonies Never Say Die, Blackbird Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

BFA Art Auction, Grant Hall Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

Instantiation, The Fallout, Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Perspective: Reflections of the African American Artist, City Hall Bridge Gallery, Las Vegas, NV

CAC’s 21st Annual Juried Art Show, CAC, Las Vegas, NV

AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2019

Self Directed Art Production Residency 2019, Arquetopia Foundation, Puebla, Mexico

2018

Community Engagement Artist in Residence, Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art , Las Vegas, NV

2008-2011

DeVos Fine Art Scholarship

Special Projects

2017

Community Art Specialist , University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

2017

Commercial Prop Design, Magic Hour Productions, Las Vegas, NV

Illustration, Slick It Up, New York, NY

2016

Utility Box Mural, County Commission , Las Vegas, NV

Illustration, Slick It Up, New York, NY

2015

Utility Box Mural, Zap7, Clark County NV,

Album Cover Illustration, Stolas, Las Vegas, NV

2012

Contributing Artist, Lust to Dust, Graphic Novel

Workshops & Panels

2019

Workshop, “Drawing & Memory”, Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, Las Vegas, NV

2018

Workshop, “Become A Superhero", DISCOVERY Children's Museum , Las Vegas, NV

Workshop, “Community Art Day”, Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art , Las Vegas, NV

2017

Workshop, “Drawing & Memory”, Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art , Las Vegas, NV

Workshop, “REconstructing Memory”, Winchester Cultural Center, Las Vegas, NV

Panelist, “#BlackMenDream”, CSN (North Las Vegas Campus), Las Vegas, NV

2016

Panelist, “#BlackMenDream", CSN (Charleston Campus) Las Vegas, NV

2014

Panelist,“Queerly Provocative” Cockroach Theater, Las Vegas, NV

Education

University of Nevada Las Vegas, BFA, 2011, Drawing/Painting

Selected Collections

Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, Las Vegas, NV

RuPaul Charles, New York, NY

Selected Bibliography

2019

Leslie Ventura, “Artist Lance Smith Illustrates an Epidemic” , Las Vegas Weekly, July 2019

Justin Favela, Community Advocate and Mystical Blerd, THE ART PEOPLE PODCAST

2018

Kristen Peterson, “Moral Monster”, KNPR’s See/Hear/Do, February 2018

Kristy Totten, “Black Artist Explore Art...”, KNPR’s State of Nevada, February 2018

2017

Kristen Peterson, “Memory and Adornment” , KNPR’s See/Hear/Do, March 2017

Kristy Totten, “Making Miniature Moms”, KNPR’s State of Nevada, March 2017

2016

Jan Hogan, Artist Tackle Mortality” Las Vegas Review Journal, November 2016

Geoff Carter, "Lance Smith Is Redoing...", Las Vegas Weekly, August 2016

Ed Fuentes, "Revisiting Zap 7: Lance Smith", Paint the Desert, June 2016

Kristen Peterson, "Fun with Politics", Las Vegas Weekly, January 2016

2015

Kristen Peterson, “Depicting Death” Las Vegas Weekly, December 2014

2009

The Vagus Nerve, Art & Literature Magazine, Fall/Spring 2007-2010

Citylife, “Line Dancing”, June 2009

Desert Companion,  “25 Reasons for Art Optimism” , Fall 2009