Aline Smithson is a visual artist, educator, and editor based in Los Angeles, California. She has exhibited widely including over 40 solo shows at US and international institutions including a commission by the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. In 2018 and 2019, Smithson’s work was exhibited in the National Portrait Gallery in London as part of the Taylor Wessing Prize. Her work has been featured in significant publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, and PDN. Her books include Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography (Magenta), LOST II: Los Angeles (Kris Graves Projects) and Fugue State (Peanut Press).