Lunar Rock Garden
Ontario Science Center, Toronto, Canada

In celebration of Apollo Program 50th Anniversary I created a zen rock garden using a lunar soil simulant. This installation is accompanied with music based on topography of the Moon composed by Andrew Santaguida and Matt Russo.

Read blog post about creating this artwork.

Exhibition Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

“The paintings featured in “Ekaterina Smirnova: Selected Paintings from the Series 67P” are chosen from the Seattle-based artist’s recent project “67P,” which incorporates painting, sculpture, music and video that immerses audiences in an experience of space exploration and scientific discovery.”

Dates: April 10–19, 2019
Location: Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art,
Grand Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849


Science talk Auburn University
Annual Duncan Memorial Lecture

I will be joining Dr. Dennis Bodewits, Auburn University, Department of Physics for his lecture “Water in Our Solar System” which will take place during the Annual Duncan Memorial Lecture at Auburn University. Read more

Dates: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 5 p.m.
Location: Sciences Center Auditorium, Auburn University,
Auburn, AL 36849



Public talk
ESA + JAXA science meeting

During my talk at the science meeting for the Bepi-Colombo space mission to Mercury I gifted my painting to JAXA’s working team. This painting is capturing Mio (Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter, MMO) designed by JAXA.

Dates: March 2019
Location: Sky Tree, Tokyo, Japan

American Astronomical Society (AAS) 233 Meeting

A series of paintings on the subject of “Technology in Space Explorations” was exhibited during the conference in the booth of International Association of Astronomical Artists.

Dates: 6-10 January, 2019
Location: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle


Artist in residence at I-Park Foundation 
For the month of September I am working on the project Frozen Waters, which will include a series of books and installations. I-Park is located at the edge of Devil's Hopyard Connecticut State Park, so it offers a lot of beautiful nature where I daily make hidden installations with natural objects.

OPEN Studios: Sunday, September 24, 2pm – 5pm

Dates: September 2017
Location: 428 Hopyard Road, East Haddam, CT 06423


Affordable Art Fair, New York City

Dates: September 13 - 17, 2017
Location: The Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues) 
New York, NY 10011

Find my works at Villa del Arte Gallery Booth!

European Geoscience Union General Assembly 2017
During this conference I am giving a talk and presenting a poster about my 67P Project:

EGU2017-5777 | Orals | EOS10
67P, Singing Comet, Ekaterina Smirnova
Thu, 27 Apr, 15:30–15:45, Room L4/5

EGU2017-5779 | Posters | EOS10
Comet 67P Through the Lens of Art, Ekaterina Smirnova
Thu, 27 Apr, 17:30–19:00, Hall X4

Conference Dates: 23–28 April 2017
Location: Austria Center Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Art on Paper
Art fair, New York

Villa del Arte is going to present a series of my large scale landscape watercolor paintings.

Dates: March 2-5, 2017
Preview: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Location: Pier 36, Downtown Manhattan
Website: Art on Paper

Tenjinyama Art Studio Program
Sapporo, Japan

"Frozen Waters" exhibition is designed to be interactive via augmented reality. An evidence of previously present snow is visible on the paper. But the story comes to live when a cellphone is directed to the artwork.

Dates: Jan 30 - Feb 7, 2017
Location: Tenjinyama Art Studio Program

Institute of Low Temperature Science
Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

This talk is open for public:
Comet 67P Through the Lens of Art - Rosetta Mission
Read an abstract

Dates: Feb. 3, 2017 at 5:30 pm
Location: Auditorium of Institute of Low Temperature Science
Website: Institute of Low Temperature Science

Winter Solo Exhibition
Union Arts Center, NY, USA

"Through her work, Ekaterina explores the relationship of humanity with the universe, investigating our place as human beings in an infinite space. You will find mysterious clusters of stars, the evening lights of a megapolis and various enigmas of light in nature." 
Dates: Dec 17, 2016 - Feb 12, 2017 Opening: Dec 17, 12pm - 4pm
Location: Union Arts Center, 1 Union St. Sparkill, NY take bus
Website: Union Arts Center

NASA, JPL, Pasadena, USA

I will be giving a talk at JPL within the Planetary Science Seminar on the subject:
Comet 67P Through the Lens of Art - Rosetta Mission
Read an abstract

Dates: Oct 24, 2016 at 4 pm
Location: NASA, JPL, room 180-101
Website: Planetary Science Seminars


DPS 48 / EPSC 11 Meeting – Division for Planetary Sciences and the European Planetary Science Congress

Once again I am going to participate at a science symposium, presenting my artwork and a poster inspired by the comet 67P. The paintings presented at the conference will be interactive via augmented reality.

Dates: Oct 16 – 21, 2016
Location: Pasadena, CA, USA


Affordable Art Fair, New York City

Dates: September 28 – October 2, 2016
Location: The Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street (between 6th & 7th Avenues) 
New York, NY 10011

Find my works at Villa del Arte Booth!

2016 Summer Exhibition at Vytlacil

LISA Pathfinder inspired ceramic sculpture will be displayed at the summer group show at Vyt.

Show Dates: July 16 - September 17, 2016
Opening: Sat, July 16, 2 – 5 pm
Location: Elizabeth V. Sullivan Gallery at Vytlacil: 241 Kings Highway, box 357, Sparkill NY 10976

Talk: 67P Through the Lens of Art

This talk will be held during my solo show of works, inspired by the Rosetta Mission to the comet 67P at the European Space Agency.

Show Dates: March 29 - April 1, 2016
Talk Date: April 1, 3 pm
Location: ESTEC: European Space Research and Technology Centre, Keplerlaan 1,2201 AZ Noordwijk
Einstein auditorium


67P Through the Lens of Art

Solo show of works, inspired by the Rosetta Mission to the comet 67P. 

Show dates: March 23 - 26, 2016, open every day 6 - 10 pm
Opening Night Preview Party: March 23, 6 - 11 pm
Performance: Lee Mottram (clarinet): March 24, 6 - 7 pm
Location: 4bid Gallery. OT301, Overtoom 301, Amsterdam NL




From Giotto to Rosetta – 50th ESALAB Symposium

I am excited to announce my participation at the scientific symposium organized by the European Space Agency. I will be displaying a series of work about the comet 67P, including water media paintings and a music collaboration on the subject of the symposium, as well as present a poster.
See my poster: HERE

Dates: March 14 – 18, 2016
Location: Leiden, Netherlands

Carole A. Feuerman Sculpture Foundation
In collaboration with Mana Contemporary and the Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation
View full invitation

Dates: December 12, 2015 – January 31, 2016
Opening: December 12 (Sat.), 2015, 3 – 6 pm
Location: MANA Contemporary, Room 456
888 Newark Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306
Exhibition open weekdays between 1 - 6 pm


Art Stage Singapore

My works are presented by
Villa del Arte Gallery

Dates: January 21 – 24, 2016
Location: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

See a list of works, presented at the fair: Artsy



LA Art Show 2016

Dates: January 26 – 31, 2016
Location: Los Angeles Convention Center1201 South Figueroa Street West Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Find my works at Villa del Arte Booth 224




Red Dot | The Art Students League of NY
Annual exhibition of the Best in Show winners
June 1–14, 2015
Opening: June 4, 6–8 p.m.

Location: The Art Students League of New York
215 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
Gallery Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.



May 7 - June 30 | From Color to Light | Art345 Gallery

Art345 Gallery
 | 345 E 104th Street, 1st floor, New York (East Harlem), NY 10029 MAP

Curator: Jane Eckert



May 9 – June 14, 2015 | Wide Open 6 | BWAC
Opening: May 9,  1 – 6 pm.

 | 499 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY 11231 MAP

Juror: Rujeko Hockley