Current Exhibitions

A touring exhibition 2016-17

W1-Red Figure

Sole Exhibitions

4th October 2013, St Andrews university, works on paper, to accompany the show at the Scottish Fisheries Museum, see below.

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14th September 2013, Scottish fisheries museum, Anstruther, ‘Boats, Beasts & Beauties’

2003 Toys Grow Up Pollock’s Toy Museum, London

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2001 The Sharp And Comic World Of Sam Smith: A Small Retrospective 1908-1983, Victoria Art Gallery, by Pulteney Bridge, Bath (tel. 01225 477233).
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1986 Southampton City Art Gallery
1984 Plymouth Arts Centre
1982 Bournemouth and Poole College
1980-1981 Serpentine Gallery, London
1979 Rhymney Valley Arts Festival at Caerphilly Castle: Humans & Harpies and Other Themes
1978 Rochdale Art Gallery: Sam Smith Wood carvings
1972 Bristol City Art Gallery/Camden Arts centre, London/Beaford Arts Centre, Devon, Retrospective.
1969 Primavera
1967 Design Research International, New York, U.S.A.
1967 San Francisco, U.S.A.
1967 Design Research, Cambridge, Massechusetts, U.S.A.
1966 Design Research International
1964 ‘Collage Colonels, tugboats and wild beasts, Design Reseach International, New York, U.S.A.
1963 ‘Sam Smith’s Latest Tin Collages’, Portal Gallery
1962 Portal Gallery, Mayfair, London.
1961 ‘Droles – Gifts of Wit’, Portal Gallery
1957-58 Contemporary Distractions, Primavera.
1956 ‘Coastal Waters Exhibition’, Primavera
1956 Primavera, small boats
1955 ‘Microcosm’, Primavera
1951 Burrough Gallery, Bristol.
1937 ‘Objects Under Glass Domes and Other Embellishments’, Little Gallery, London.
1936 Little Gallery, ‘Coronation Decorations’.

Joint Exhibitions
2010 Southampton City Art Gallery, Sea Fever: From Turner to Today n(
1989 ‘Craft Classics since the 1940’s’, Crafts Council Gallery, London.
1984-85 ‘Headhunters – An Exhibition of Fantastic Faces’, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, DLI Museum and Art Centre, Durham, Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham, City museum and Art Gallery, Stoke. Arts Council of Great Britain.
1981 Ship-Shape Glynn Vivian Art Gallery
1981 ‘Handmade in Britain – The Crafts Council Collection’, Stoke-on-Trent City Museum and Art Gallery.
1980s ‘The End of the PierShow’, Athenaeum Gallery. Manchester City Council and
Arts Council.
1980s Automata, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, London.
1979-80 The Craft of Art, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Selected by Edward Lucie-Smith.
1979 ‘Midsummer’, Parnham House, Dorset.
1977 ‘Trinkets and Toys-Art Objects for Adult Amusement’, Elements Gallery, U.S.A.
1976 ‘The World of Toys and Puppets’, Hatfield House, Hertfordshire.
1975 Love and Marriage in Folk Art and Life, National Museum of Wales.
1975 “Play Now and Then’, Waterloo Place Gallery, by Crafts Advisory Council
1974 The First World Craft Exhibition, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada.
1974 ‘Everyman a Patron’, Waterloo Place Gallery, by Crafts Advisory Council
1973 ‘Artist-Craftsmen in Europe’, by the World Crafts Council, at the British Crafts Centre , London
1973 ‘The Craftsman’s Art’, Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Crafts Advisory Committee.
1973 Aspects of Modern British Crafts, Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh.
1973 Westminster Public Libraries, London. The British Toy-Makers Guild.
1972 ‘Eccentrica 3’at Presents of Sloane Street, London.
1971 Devon Craftsmen’s Exhibition, Dartington
1968 British Toy Fair, at George Jensen Incorporated, Fifth Avenue, New York, U.S.A. by Council of Industrial Design.
1966 British Toy-makers Guild Exhibition, Heals, London.
1964 Design Research
1960 Portal Gallery Christmas Fair
1942 ‘British Crafts’, the Metropolitan Museum, New York, U.S.A.