Michael Bell-Smith (born 1978 in East Corinth, Maine) is a contemporary artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Bell-Smith's work utilizes digital forms to explore the use of popular technologies in contemporary visual culture.
Bell-Smith received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Semiotics from Brown University in 2001. His work has been exhibited internationally, including The New Museum, New York; Foxy Production, New York; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia; LISTE, Basel, Switzerland; Galeri F15, Moss, Norway; Threshold Artspace, Perth, Scotland; The Museum of Fine Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland; Vilma Gold, London; BankART, Yokohama, Japan; Glassbox, Paris; PROJEKT 0047, Berlin; and Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK. Bell-Smith was an Eyebeam resident in 2002.
Bell-Smith’s work is held in the collection of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, as well as numerous private collections in North America, Asia and Europe. In 2001 he was awarded the William and Alethe Weston Fine Arts Award in Media Production. He is represented by Foxy Production in New York.