Aaron Alexander Smyth is an Irish contemporary artist working between Dublin and Glasgow.
Smyth graduated from The National College of Art and Design, Dublin in 2015 with a first class honours degree with distinction and the 1st prize graduate award from Graphic Studio Dublin.
Since graduating he has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally with works held in public and private collections. He has been awarded Artist-in-Residence positions alongside GUM Collective in The National Gallery of Ireland, The Royal Hibernian Academy and Black Church Printmakers. During this time he has also been the recipient of the Mary Cawley Bursary, and the D-Light BLOW Photo Award and the STEP Grant from the European Cultural Foundation & Compagnia di San Paolo.
Supplementary to his practice Smyth co-founded the Irish artist collective GUM in 2013. He has acted as a representative of the National College of Art and Design in The MasterApprentice Programme, Kunstpodium T in 2015 and held the position of Artist Curator of The Creative Campus Programme 2017 in RUA RED.