Stanley Smith lives
in Ashland Oregon
where he continues to add to his portfolio of artwork. He also is co-owner of Art Authority / 1000Museums, which provides high quality print products to museums worldwide, as well as the public online.
Co-Owner, Art Authority LLC / 1000Museums, Ashland, OR
2016 – Present
Art Authority was formed in 2015 in Ashland Oregon, by Alan Oppenheimer, Jim Teece, R. Mac Holbert, and myself. The company’s public facing online art portal is 1000museums.com.
Head, Digital Imaging Studio,Experience Music Project (Now named Museum of Pop Culture), Seattle, WA
1996 – 2004
Designed and implemented EMP’s digital photo studio. Supervise studio and location digital photography of museum artifacts. Devised color management systems to insure color consistency over a wide range of output media. Developed workflow strategies, worked with software developers to implement an asset management system
Head, Collection Information & Access, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2004 – 2015
Responsible for information and presentation of the Getty Museum’s collection online, in the galleries, and in social media, as well as managing the museum’s digital photography studio.
Argentum Photographic Services, Seattle WA
1982 – 1995
Founded Argentum, a custom photo lab, and grew the company into the leading digital imaging service bureau in Seattle.
2008 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, Polarities and Intersections: The Photography of Brian Taylor and Stanley Smith
The Photography of Brian Taylor and Stanley Smith
2008 Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, Group Show, Smoke and Mirrors
1985 Western Washington University, Western Gallery, Group Show, Invitational Alumni Exhibition
1983 Western Washington University, Western Gallery, Group Show, Four Photographers: Robert Embrey, David Johnson, Stanley Smith, Eric Johnson
1983 Traver Sutton Gallery, Seattle, Washington, Stanley Smith Photographs
1983 Boise Gallery of Art, Boise, Idaho, Arranged Image Photography
1983 Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington, Group Show
1982 The Friends of Photography, Carmel, California, Two-year traveling group show (with Kenda North, John Pfhal, Henry Holmes Smith, and Eliot Porter), Dyed Images: Recent Work in Dye Transfer”
1982 University of California, Riverside, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, California, Group Show, Color in the Streets
1982 University of Idaho, University Gallery, Group Show, New Photographics/82
1981 Central Washington University, Sara Spurgeon Gallery, Group Show, New Photographics/1981
1981 Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington, Group Show
1979 Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, Group Show, Washington Open
1977 Lawson de Celle Gallery, Introductions 77, Stanley Smith
1976 Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, Stanley Smith, Photographs
1975 Seattle Art Museum, Rental Gallery, Group Show1974 Western Washington University, V.U. Gallery, Stanley Smith: Wilderness