Kristina Smith


Photographer & Creative Thinker
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Hi! I’m Kristina Smith,

a Canadian Photographer and Creative Thinker.

My work includes creating fun, bold, and creative product/still life images and authentic portraiture. I can also be found photographing rowing early in the AM.

When I’m not working on photo-related things you can find me rowing, crafting, or sipping tea.


Contact Kristina if you have any inquires or questions about future work or art collaborations at: kristinasmithart@gmail.com
Clients & Collaborations have included:
Corona, Ryerson Theatre School, Frito Lay, Discover Network, Instagram, John Deere, McDonald’s, Subway, Purina, TUMS, Deloitte, and Glitter & Gold, Bodyworx Professional Magazine, Collision Repair Magazine.


︎ @kristinasphoto



CV

Education
2015 BFA (Honours) –Image Arts - Photography, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
2018 Certificate – Marketing & Entrepreneurship, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada

Awards, Scholarships, & Grants
2017 Timeraiser 150 Selected Artist, Framework Timeraiser Toronto
2015 MAGNUM PHOTOS Scholarship awarded by Nikon Canada & Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival
2015 First Edition Photobook Award, Ryerson University
2014 Summer Company Young Entrepreneurs Grant, Government of Ontario
2011 Kiwanis Club Franklin Carmichael Art Award

Public Collections
2015 Orillia, Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections, Toronto, ON, Canada

Publications & Features
2016 Harold & Ferne Maker Spotlight, Harold & Ferne Blog
2016 FotoMobile Vol. 30, Fotografia Magazine
2015 [Un]familiar (photobook), Self Published
2015 Select Images, Function 16, Function Magazine
2015
Online Feature Artist, Function Magazine
2015/2014 Maximum Exposure Sponsorship Package, Maximum Exposure
2014 “Orillia | Kristina Smith”, Another Place Magazine
2014 “Interview: Kristina Smith - My Stuff, My Life”, Ryerson Folio
2014 The Mobile Artist, Function 15 insert, Function Magazine, OCAD University / Ryerson University Collaboration
2014 Modality Exhibition Catalogue
2013 Orillia (photobook), Self Published
2013 10/29/13 (photobook), Self Published

Solo Exhibitions
2014 Untitled: Recent Work by Kristina Smith, Gallery 310, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition: Tradition Transformed, Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia, ON, Canada
2017 50 Pieces of Grey, drkrm Studio & Gallery, Orillia, ON, Canada
2017 Timeraiser 150, The Power Plant, Toronto, ON, Canada
2017 Orillia | Creative, drkrm Studio & Gallery, Orillia, ON, Canada
2017 Renewal, Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia, ON, Canada
2015/2016 First Edition Book Award Exhibition, Ryerson University Archives and Special Collections, Toronto, ON, Canada
2016 Women's Stories, Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia, ON, Canada
2015 Full Frame, Ryerson Artspace at The Gladstone, Toronto, ON, Canada
2015 Maximum Exposure, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, ON, Canada
2015 Eye to Eye, Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia, ON, Canada
2014 Maximum Exposure, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 First Edition: Photobook Show, Ryerson Artspace at The Gladstone, Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 Salon des Inclusivité, The Black Cat, Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 Full Frame, Ryerson Artspace at The Gladstone, Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 Women in Art, Thomas Lounge, Toronto, ON, Canada
2014 Identity, Orillia Museum of Art & History, Orillia, ON, Canada
2014 Modality, Ryerson Artspace at The Gladstone (formerly IMA Gallery), Toronto, ON, Canada
2013/2014 The Salon, School of Image Arts - Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
2013 Trace, School of Image Arts - Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada
2013 Brighton x Ryerson Exchange, Ryerson University Toronto, ON, Canada / Brighton University, Brighton, UK
2013 Oakham Café Gallery, Oakham Café, Toronto, ON, Canada

Related Experience
2015 MAGNUM PHOTOS Photobook Workshop with photojournalist Larry Towell
2014-2015 Intern, Ryerson Image Centre Student Gallery
2015-2018 Mentor, Girls Learning Code Camp/Workshops, Ladies Learning Code, Canada Learning Code
2015 Sessional Photography Workshop Instructor
2015 Graphic Designer, Converge Lecture Series
2015 Exhibitions Volunteer, Orillia Museum of Art & History
2014 Co-Curator, Modality, Ryerson Artspace at The Gladstone (formerly IMA Gallery)
2013/2014 Graphic Designer & Photographer, Coldwater Mill Museum
2010 Graphic Designer, It Just Works Software Corporation