Ed Smith’s work is represented in public and private collections in the United States and abroad. These include The British Museum, The Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp Belgium, Ministry of the Flemish Community, The Hood Museum, the Davis Museum, Yale University and more. One person exhibitions and many group exhibitions include; the Queens Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Royal Scottish Academy, Scotland, Hillwood Art Museum, Caversham Press, South Africa, Fleming Museum, Schenectady Museum, Albright Knox Museum, Albrecht-Kemper Museum, Arkell Museum and others. His work has been written about and reviewed in the New York Times, Sculpture Magazine, Baltimore Evening Sun, Art News, Miami Herald, Albany Times Union, Giornale Dell’Arte, San Francisco Examiner, Art New England and others. Currently Gallery Director, Director of Marist Venice Biennale Program and Professor of Art at Marist College, Smith has been a Visiting Artist, Lecturer, Artist–in-Residence, Professor and Distinguished Visiting Artist at American University, Bennington College, Bard College, Brandeis University, Boston University, Clark University, Dartmouth College, Dia Art Center, Kansas State University, Lacoste School of the Arts in France, New York Studio School, Parsons School of Art, Pratt Institute, Swathmore College, School of Visual Arts, Trumbull College, University of New Hampshire, University of Pennsylvania, Vermont Studio Center, University of Tel Aviv, Israel and many others. Awards and honors include awards for Teaching Excellence, National Foundation for the Advancement in the Arts, Teaching Excellence Marist College, Ford Foundation Grant, First Alternate Prix de Rome, Fulbright Award, Associate Fellow Trumbull College, Yale University, NY State Council on the Arts and others. He is a Guggenheim Fellow in Sculpture and Drawing and a former associate member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors. His work is primarily concerned with mythic and heroic aspects of Artist and Man.