BIOGRAPHY

As an artist, I have been fortunate to have a rich and
deep set of life experiences which contribute greatly to
my work today.  Every experience, from my early life in
Brooklyn, New York , growing up in a very large family,
and then through years of dedication to teaching as a
member of a teaching order of monks, has provided me
with vision and insight that is a framework for my art.  
With my community's support, I left the order to take a
masters level in painting at Savannah College of Art and
Design and became a full time artist in 1999.  I have been
fortunate studying China at the Central Academy of Art
and Design in Beijing as well as during a painting
sabbatical near Sienna, Italy. Presently, my work is in
collections in Australia, Aruba, Antigua, Canada, China,
England, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, and
throughout the USA.

My first museum show at The Telfair Museum of Art in
Savannah, Georgia was in 2005 and 12 paintings are
included in the permanent collection.

The love of color and form, a belief in the affect and
effect of environment, and the excitement of
communicating experience generate these paintings. A
commitment to awareness allows created environments
to inform and change my understanding. The paintings
you see are moments of such awareness, contemplated,
and allowed to develop into statements of belief.

Each expanse prompts the solitary nature of the effort to
understand and experience. Each structure suggests the
communal aspect of that struggle. Allusions to
human-created, utilitarian spaces, and ordered glances of
a natural world are my chosen vocabulary. The grammar is
light and color. Painting decisions persist as thesis. The
meaning is influenced by your entering the world I share
with you.

REPRESENTATION

Since
2012 KOBO Gallery, Savannah, GA
2010 Chroma, Savannah, GA
2010 Susan Calloway Gallery, Washington, DC
2009 Center of the Earth Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2008 Dobbs Gallery, Birmingham, AL
2008 Two Car Garage, Savannah, GA
2008 Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Catherine Kelleghan Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2006 Art Source, Raleigh, NC
2005 Kessler Collection, Orlando, FL
2005 Whitney Gallery, Savannah, GA
2005 CAS Fine Art, Savannah, GA
2005 Modern Eye Gallery, Charlotte, NC (closed)
2004 Arcanum, Savannah, GA
2004 Striped Door Gallery, Nashville, TN
2003 Amsterdam-Whitney Gallery, New York, NY
2002 The Gallery II, Plano, TX
2002 The Gallery, Beaufort, SC
2001 Barkin-Leeds, Ltd., Atlanta, GA
2001 Art Network, Nashville, TN
1999 Gallery 10, Boca Raton, FL
1998 SOHO Myriad Art Network, Atlanta, GA

SOLO SHOWS
2013 Daniel E. Smith at the J.Costello Gallery Hilton Head, SC
2012 Portals and Passages at the J. Costello Gallery, Hilton Head, SC
2011 Daniel E. Smith at the J. Costello Gallery, Hilton Head, SC
2009 Dobbs Gallery – Birmingham, AL
2009 Two Brothers in Art, Hilton Head, SC
2009 New landscapes, Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Shore Line – Gallery See – Atlanta, GA
2008 In Plain View – The Gallery, Beaufort, SC
2007 The Way I See It - Whitney Gallery, Savannah, GA
2007 Between Sea and Sky - Hospice Savannah, Savannah, GA
2004 Building the Jepson Center - Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
2004 La Dolce Vita - Arcanum - Savannah, GA.
2004 Imprint of Time - DAC Galery - Savannah, GA
2003 Labyrinth - Amsterdam Whitney Gallery - New York, NY
2002 Two Brothers in Art - Gallery 10 - Hilton Head, SC
2001 Telling the Hours - Gallery 10 - Hilton Head, SC
2000 Grand Opening Show - Gallery 10 - Hilton Head, SC
1999 A Sense of Place - Cafe Metropole Gallery - Savannah, GA
1999 Savannah International Airport - Savannah, GA
1999 Soliloquy - Bergen Main Gallery - Savannah GA
1998 Recent Works - The Riits Exhibition Space - Savannah, GA
1998 for the memory to hold - Athena Gallery - Savannah, GA
1998 Savannah International Airport - Savannah, GA

JURIED SHOWS
2013 Sense of Place Savannah Historical Society - Savannah, GA
2013 Telfair Auction, Savannah, GA
2013 Slideluck - Savannah, GA
2012 Sense of Place Savannah Historical Society – Savannah, GA
2011 20/20 Savannah Historical Society – Savannah, GA
2007 Art Basel Miami - Shop SCAD - Miami, FL
2006 No Boundries – SOHO Myriad – Atlanta, GA
2006 Savannah Revisited - Telfair Museum of Art
2005 A Midnight Summers Eve - Grand Bohemian Gallery - Savannah, GA
2004 Dimensions 2004 - AAWS - Winston Salem, NC
2003 AGain - Alexander Hall Gallery -Savannah, GA
2003 An American Experience - AAWS Gallery - WinstonSalem, NC ;Best In Show
award.
2003 Red - Savannah - Atlanta, GA
2003 Dimensions 2003 - AAWS Gallery - Winston-Salem, NC
2003 Red on Red - Red Gallery - Savannah, GA
2000 A Different Light - Broome Street Gallery - New York, NY
2000 New Artists at SOHO - SOHO Myriad - Atlanta, GA
1999 Blue Show - Gallery Metropole - Savannah, GA
1999 Off Their Walls, Exhibit A Gallery - Savannah, GA
1998 Asian Cultural Festival - Savannah, GA Third Place
1998 Low Country Landscapes - Savannah, GA
1998 Big Pictures, Bergen Main Gallery - Savannah, GA
1998 Jewels of the South II - Sarah Bain Gallery; Fullerton, CA
1998 Big Pictures - West Bank Gallery, Savannah, GA
1997 Beacon Hill Art Walk - Boston, MA First Place

GROUP SHOWS
2012 Telfair Ball, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA
2012 Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home “Southern Discomfort”
2011 Evening of Distinction, Senior Citizens Inc. Auction, Savannah, GA
2011 Point and Counterpoint, Hospice Savannah, Savannah, GA
2011 Telfair Ball, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA
2010 L’Union Fait La Force, Oglethorpe Gallery, Savannah, GA
2010 SFADA for Savannah Children’s Choir. Savannah Fine Art Dealer’s Association
2009 CAS Fine Art Fall Show, Savannah, GA
2009 New Landscape Show, Two Car Garage, Savannah, GA
2009 Telfair Ball, Jepson Center for the Arts, Savannah, GA
2009 SCAD Scolarship Gala, River Club, Savannah, GA
2008 Earth, Air, Water – 2 Car Garage, Savannah, GA
2008 CAS Fine Art Fall Show, Butler House, Savannah, GA
2008 Best of 2Car Garage – 2 Car Garage, Savannah, GA
2008 Grand Opening of Dobbs Gallery – Birmingham, AL
2008 J. Costello Gallery Opening – Hilton Head, SC
2008 Destiny Manifest – 2 Car Garage, Savannah, GA
2008 Angular Perspectives – Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Non-Objective Energies – Edge Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008 A Sense of Place – Hilton Head Island, SC
2008 Telfair Ball
2008 SCAD Scolarship Gala
2007 Small Works – Whitney Gallery, Savannah, GA
2007 Landscapes – Kelleghan Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2007 Fall Show – CAS Fine Art, Savannah, GA
2007 Telfair Ball
2007 Points of View – Catherine Kelleghan Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2007 SCAD Scholarship Gala
2007 New Work - Gallery 10, Hilton Head, SC.
2006 Small Works - Whitney Gallery, Savannah, GA.
2006 Savannah Nocturne - Whitney Gallery - Savannah, GA
2006 Telfair Ball
2006 SCAD Scholarsip Gala
2005 Small Works - Whitney Gallery - Savannah, GA
2005 Telfair Ball
2005 SCAD Scholarsip Gala
2004 A New Vision - Striped Door Gallery - Nashville, TN
2004 SCAD Scholarsip Gala
2001 Elements: Stone, Water, Earth - Gallery 10 - Hilton Head, SC
2000 New Work Exhibition – SOHO-Myriad Gallery - Atlanta, GA.
2000 Emerging Artists Exhibition - Gallery 10 - Hilton Head, SC.
2000 Self Family Arts Center Auction - Hilton Head, SC.
2000 Grand Opening Exhibition - Gallery 10 - Hilton Head,SC.
1999 Open House Exhibition - Alexander Studio - Savannah,GA
1999 Artist's Salon Exhibition - Hamilton Hall - Savannah, GA
1998 Small Works - Exhibit A Gallery - Savannah, GA
1998 Flight Safety International  Exhibition - Savannah, GA
1998 Artist's Salon Exhibition - Hamilton Hall, Savannah, GA
1998 First City Club Exhibition - Savannah, GA
1998 Open House Exhibition - Alexander Studio - Savannah,GA


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