Mark Steven Greenfield
Ali Smith has earned a reputation over the last ten years as one of New York City's premier music photographers, photographing artists such as The White Stripes, The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and The Donnas.
Her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, SPIN, Guitar Player, Time Out New York, Cosmopolitan, New York Magazine, and she's shot for numerous record labels.
Editorial portraiture includes shots of a diverse group of pop icons like Janeane Garofalo, Sandra Bernhard, Weird Al Yankovic and former presidential hopeful Geraldine Ferraro...
Ali's aesthetic has been successfully applied to many advertising campaigns including ones for Blue Man Group, Jordache Jeans, Cosmopolitan Magazine and Sandra Bernhard's recent A&E talk show
Her book of photography, Laws of the Bandit Queens, was released by Random House in April 2002. It has been referred to as "this generation's quintessential homage to the numerous strong, smart, groundbreaking women whose actions have helped bring about positive change and revolution in thought.".
Years spent touring playing music throughout the U.S. and Europe have given Ali the rare opportunity to document life on the road, capturing unforgettable moments with The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, The Lemonheads, Firewater...
Her work has been featured in solo and group shows in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Berlin.