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Museum of Modern Art / Kiev
International Art Project AYT 2011
April 7 to May 7, 2011
Opening Reception April 7, 2010
Project Curators:
Dr. Koan Jeff Baysa, MD, New York, USA
Artist and Curator, Tetyana Gershuni, MFA, Kiev, Ukraine

In addition to displaying 11 of Smilack's images in the exhibit
the museum is featuring her give two lectures at the 
Museum of Modern Art / Kiev

Saturday, April 9, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Sunday, April 10, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The McMaster Museum of Art
Hamilton, Ontario

September 18 - December 20, 2008
Reception: Saturday Sept 27, 6-8 pm


This exhibition examines the impact of  Synesthesia on visual art.
It features the art of  the known synesthetes,
David Hockney, Joan Mitchell, Marcia Smilack, and Carol Steen

and works by artists thought to be synesthetic including
Charles Burchfield, Tom Thomson, Wassily Kandinsky,
and Vincent Van Gogh.

What Does A Metaphor Look Like?

McMaster University
Professor Daphne Maurer, Host
Department of Psychology, Neuroscience And Behavior
7th Annual National Conference
American Synesthesia Association
Hamilton, Ontario
September 26-28, 2008
See Abstract Below

James Schot Gallery Photo Studio
Sublime Distractions
2800 N Federal Highway, Suite A
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33306
Opening April 18, 2008, 7-10 pm
Exhibit Through June 14, 2008

Lecture at Wellesley College
Professor Beval Conway's Class
Vision and Art
April 8, 2008

Radio Interview:
"Fashionista's Corner"
February 2, 2008

Television Interview
Vineyard View with Ann Bassett

January 2008

Radio Interview

Weekend America

Produced by Peabody Winners
  Kara Oehler and Ann Hepperman
Saturday May 26, 2007

*Listen to show at:  A Different Sense of Things

University of South Florida
6th Annual National Conference
American Synesthesia Association, Inc.
The Language of Synesthesia
St. Petersburg, Florida

January 26-28, 2007

See Abstract Below

Mirai No Hosoku or Uncharted Future
Japanese Television
Produced by The East Company

December 31, 2006

Lecture at The School for Visual Arts
Artists Talk About Art Series:
Synesthesia and Perception
New York City, NY
December 8, 2006


Department of Clinical Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Hanover Medical School
Hanover, Germany

2nd International Conference on Synesthesia
December 1 - 3, 2006

Houston Medical School
University of Texas
Houston, Texas
Fifth Annual National Conference
American Synesthesia Association, Inc.
When A Window Is Also A Mirror

October 28-30, 2005

See Abstract Below

The College Art Association Annual Meeting

Synesthetic Sonar Between Artist and Archetype:
Photographic Proof That The Universe Is Dreaming
Atlanta, Georgia 
February 19, 2005

Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences
University of California, Berkeley
Fourth Annual National Meeting of the
American Synesthesia Association, 2004

The Singing Arches
Berkeley, California
November 5-7, 2004

The Rockefeller Institute
Neurogenetics Laboratory

Weekends are Taller than Weekdays

Third Annual National Meeting
American Synesthesia Association
New York City, New York
May 2-4, 2003


Synergy Design Center
Synesthesia Evening
With Readings by
Author Patricia Duffy and
 Poet Rose Styron
Vineyard Haven, MA
July 22, 2003

Yale University
The Pierce Laboratory run by Dr. Lawrence Marks
How I Used Synesthesia To Teach Myself Photography

New Haven, Connecticut

281 Summer Street
Normandy Realty
Boston, MA

Placed by Boston Art

The Winnetu Inn
Art Work in All the Rooms
Katama, Massachusetts
Katama, MA

Lure Restaurant

The Winnetu Inn
Katama, Massachusetts

Feather Stone Meeting House For The Arts
Dreams, Synesthesia and Photography
Oak Bluffs, MA

Bunch of Grapes Bookstore Authors Series
How Synesthetes Color Their World
Presentation by Marcia Smilack
Reading By Patricia Duffy from Blue Cats and Chartreuse Kittens
Vineyard Haven, MA

Feather Stone Meeting House For the Arts 
How I Write . . . by Marcia Smilack
Oak Bluffs, MA

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital
Synesthesia: What Is It?
Oak Bluffs, MA

Harvard University
Graduate School of Landscape Design
How I See In Reflection
Cambridge, MA

Sail Martha's Vineyard, Group Exhibit
110 Main Street
Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
December 2006 - 2007

School for Visual Arts
Artists Talk About Art Series
Synesthesia and Perception
New York City, NY

Solo Exhibition
Curated by Suzanne Ryan
 Marcia Smilack: Synesthesia in Her Work
Enchanted Garden Conservatory of Arts
529 Ethan Allen Highway (Route 7)
Ridgefield, Connecticut

Dragonfly Gallery
Water-Inspired Images
91 Dukes County Avenue
Oak Bluffs, Masschusetts 
September 28 - October 9, 2006

Featherstone for the Arts
Reflections by Marcia Smilack
Oak Bluffs, Masschusetts
September 1 - 9, 2006

The Yard Performing Artist Dance Colony

Dancers Margi Gillis & Paola Styron Present: A Stone's Poem
Marcia Smilack, Special Guest Moderator
Chilmark, Massachusetts

July 30 - August 1, 2006

(A Partial List)

The Yard, Chilmark, MA
The X-Gallery, Nantucket, MA
The Starr Gallery, Newton, MA
Chilmark Library, Chilmark, MA
Field Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Gay Head Gallery, Aquinnah, MA
Cobalt Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Gallerie Oceanna, Edgartown, MA
Firehouse Gallery, Oak Bluffs, MA
Dragonfly Gallery, Oak Bluffs, MA
Wooden Tent, Vineyard Haven, MA
Granary Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
The Garden Club, West Tisbury, MA
Chicamoo Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Hebrew Center, Vineyard Haven, MA
Synergy Design, Vineyard Haven, MA
Thaw Malin Gallery, West Tisbury, MA
Luce House Gallery, Vineyard Haven, MA
IMPACT Safety Programs, Columbus, Ohio
OttensSargent Gallery, Vineyard Haven, MA
Martha's Vineyard Film Festival, Aquinnah, MA
Kelly House, A New Leaf Exhibit, Edgartown, MA
Annual Family Planning Exhibion, West Tisbury, MA
Association for Dreaming Conference, Santa Cruz, CA
Philadelphia Art Show Childrens Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
The Feather Stone Meeting house For The Arts, Oak Bluffs, MA


Member of the Chilmark Cultural Council
Chilmark, MA