THE IMPOSSIBLE : Solo Exhibition, St. Laurent+Hill Gallery, Ottawa, November 1st-30th 2018

Long-term production residency with Zopilote Inc, Mexico City, Mexico, May- August 2018

VESSEL: On Gender, A Currated Group Exhibition, General Assembly Collaborative Production Space, Ottawa, July 15th-20th 2018 (Ottawa Art Gallery and SAW Gallery production grant received)

HELIOGRAVURE: Production Residency and Solo Show, Zopilote Inc, Mexico City, February 2018


Robert McLaughlin Gallery Public Art Museum’s RMG Exposed 2017 Live Auction, November 2017 https://www.rmgexposed.net/2017live-auction/

Contact  Photo Festival 2017, Curated Group show of Ottawa Photographic artists at Arta Gallery, Toronto

TRANSFIX: Solo Exhibition, St. Laurent + Hill Gallery, Ottawa, December 8th-January 3rd 2017 

THIS IS US NOW: Additions To The City of Ottawa Art Collection, Karsh-Masson Gallery at City Hall, Ottawa


SUMMA CONTEMPORARY International Art Fair, Madrid Spain

La Trampa Grafica Contemporanea QGSC Group Exhibition, Mexico City


NATURAL FASCINATIONS SOLO SHOW, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, August 2014

Part Stradivarius / Part Scalpel, group show, School of the Photographic Arts: Ottawa

THE BLACK AND WHITE SHOW: A Group Exhibition, Cube Gallery, Ottawa

DEVELOPPE(third edition): Curated group exhibiton, National Arts Centre, Ottawa

Emerging Artists In Public Collections Group Exhibition, Wall Space Gallery, Ottawa

THE INFIDELS: International Curated Group Exhibit, La Trampa Grafica, Mexico City


POST MORTEM: An international Curated Group Exhibition, La Perrera Arte, Santiago, Chile

THE ART ZOO: An Interactive Group Show, Nuit Blanche, Ottawa

SYSTEMS OF IDENTITY Curated Group Show, Studio 66, Ottawa

THE THREE SHOW (group show), Exposure Gallery, Ottawa


CLOSE TO HOME: Recent Additions to the City of Ottawa’s Fine Art Collection, City Hall Art 

Gallery, Ottawa

DEVELOPPE: Curated group exhibiton, National Arts Centre, Ottawa


In association with Peter Simpson and The Ottawa Citizen:  Portraits of Bluesfest, Ottawa

THE AMARANTOS SOLO SHOW, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, March 1st-30th

School of Photographic Arts Ottawa (SPAO) Graduate Exhibition, Ottawa


Carleton University Journalism Program Highlight: https://cusjc.ca/25hour/index.php/2017/10/04/whitney/



Ottawa Magazine's Artful Blogger, August 2014. 


Ottawa Citizen Style Magazine, Portrait of Bluesfest: Mark Monahan, September 2013


Whitney is currently a full time college instructor at The School Of Photographic Arts Ottawa. She teaches studio, photo theory, darkroom, and alternative process techniques. http://spao.ca/whitney-lewissmith/

Presentation Grant: Ottawa Art Gallery in conjunction with SAW Gallery 2018

One month collaborative residency with Zopilote Inc alternative process atelier in Mexico city February 2018 producing the largest heliogravures in history

Awarded The Arquetopia Foundation for The Arts (Puebla, Mexico Campus) one month production residency in tandem with Museo Imagina, November 2014

Canadian National Magazine Awards Nominee in Portrait Photography category, 2013

Finalist for The Embassy of France's Concours Visa pour l'Image: Perpignan, 2010

Graduate of The School of Photographic Arts, Ottawa (SPAO), 2011 with The Award of Visual Merit and The Mark Guertin Craftsmanship Award



Galerie St-Laurent + Hill, Ottawa  and Subject Gallery NYC; New York & Mexico City

Whitney’s work sits in public and private collections in Canada, The US, London England, Mexico, and Chile, as well as in The Beaverbrook Art Gallery of New Brunswick, SUMMA Art Fair Madrid’s permanent acquisitions collection, Sophie and Justin Trudeau’s private collection, Maison Simmons Public Collection, and The Ottawa City purchase program’s Public Art 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017 collections