Bisco Smith

Biography

Bisco Smith is a New York based, contemporary artist recognized for his lyrical approach to deconstructed expressionism. Smith’s process begins with an acoustic stimulus prior to painting. Using music as his muse, he approaches each canvas as unique opportunity to channel the expression of his inspiration by stripping his compositions to their fundamental essence of motion and rhythm. Harnessing the creative spontaneity that exists at the intersection of music and paint, Smith’s works embody the energy of a moment through gestural marks and abstracted text. Utilizing his understanding of space from his early years as a graffiti writer, Smith reimagines the execution of abstract expressionist painting through his unique contemporary lens. With a resume of solo and group exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Seattle, and Hong Kong, Bisco Smith’s iconic monochromatic works are celebrated and sought after by collectors and art enthusiasts across the world.