Cary Smith (born 1955, Puerto Rico) earned a BFA from Syracuse University Art School, Syracuse, NY (1977). He has exhibited internationally for the past three decades, including solo exhibitions at Fredericks & Freiser, New York (2017, 2015); Aldrich Contemporary art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (2014); Feature Inc., New York (2011, 2007); Derek Eller Gallery, New York (2000, 1999, 1997); and Koury Wingate, New York (1990, 1988). He has also been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Energy in All Directions, Tang Teaching Museum, Syracuse (Forthcoming July 2020); The Smiths, Marlborough Gallery, London (2019); nonObjectives, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE (2017); and he was included in the 1989 Whitney Biennial, New York. His work is included in the public collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Brooklyn Museum; New York; Fogg Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA; UCLA Hammer Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; and the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT. Smith lives and works in in Farmington, CT.