"These 5 Artists Are Redefining New York’s Art Scene"

artnet, feature by Annikka Olsen

February 14, 2024

"Sable Elyse Smith Reveals the Carceral as Carnivalesque"

Frieze, review by Claudia Ross

October 3, 2023

"The Disorienting Vibrancy of Sable Elyse Smith’s Work"

Elephant, interview by Karla Méndez

September 20, 2023 

"With 'FAIR GROUNDS,' Sable Elyse Smith Lays Bare the Darkness of American Leisure Culture

Cultured, feature by John Ortved

September 11, 2023

"What can a coloring book reveal about the absurdity of carceral logic?"

Los Angeles Times, interview by Allison Noelle Conner

September 8, 2023

"Sable Elyse Smith’s 'FEAR TOUCH POLICE'"

Art Agenda, review by Natasha Marie Llorens
January 22, 2021

"Sable Elyse Smith Responds to the Rigged Logic of the US Criminal Justice System"

Frieze Magazine, article by Matthew McLean

January 28, 2020

"Critics' Picks: Sable Elyse Smith"

Artforum, review by Lizzie Homersham

December 14, 2019

"The Weight of Objects"

MoMA Magazine, interview by Hanna Girma

July 17, 2019

"Vanishing Points"

Mousse Magazine, interview by Sara O’Keeffe

Summer 2019

"Sable Elyse Smith Uses a Coloring Book for Kids in Court To Critique the Violence of Social Control"

Vulture, review by Tiana Reid

December 13, 2018

"Sable Elyse Smith: BOLO: Be on (the) Lookout"

The Brooklyn Rail, article by Amber Jamilla Musser

December 11, 2018


Art in America, article by Diana Hamilton

June 1, 2018

"Sable Elyse Smith"

Aperture, feature by Jessica Lynne

Spring 2018

"Who Is More Guilty? Sable Elyse Smith’s Ordinary Violence"

BOMB Magazine, article by Rabia Ashfaque
January 11, 2018

"30 Young Artists to Watch in 2018"

Cultured, article by Jessica Lynne

November 29, 2017

"An Artist’s Bond with Her Imprisoned Father"

Hyperallergic, review by Cora Fisher

November 11, 2017

"What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week: Sable Elyse Smith"

The New York Times, feature by Martha Schwender

August 25, 2017

"Sable Elyse Smith Rewrites the Prison Narrative"

Cultured, article by Kat Herriman

August 22, 2017

"Critics' Picks: Sable Elyse Smith"

Artforum, review by Nicole Kaack

June 23, 2017