Addison Adams is a visual artist and experimental musician based in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his BFA in painting and drawing from the University of Georgia in 2012, and has since continued developing his work in painting as well as his experimentation with sculpture, installation, performance art, and film. He has performed at the High Museum of Art, the Goat Farm Arts Center, MINT gallery, and has exhibited his paintings and video art throughout the Southeast.

 

Addison Adams

Contact: addisonadams7@gmail.com

 

Education

BFA: University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art. 2012.

Focus: Painting and Drawing

 

Group Exhibitions

2017

Painters in Print. Mammal Gallery. Atlanta, GA.

2016

PERCOLATE. WonderRoot. Atlanta, GA

Expo #1. Nasty Cowboy. Atlanta, GA

Art Is Fair. Mammal Gallery. Atlanta, GA.

2015

Gallery of Movement. The Big House. Atlanta, GA.

WonderRoot: Community Supported Art. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. Atlanta GA

Gem Sweat. The Low Museum. Atlanta, GA

Gathered. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. Atlanta GA

WunderKindred. Dashboard Coop. Atlanta, GA

2014

D_mpsters. Elevate Atlanta. Atlanta, GA

Athens Arcana. A Contemporary Tarot. ATHICA. Athens, GA

Surfaces. Canape. Wilmington, NC.

Emerges. ATHICA. Athens, GA

Steal This Bike. Mint Gallery. Atlanta, GA.

2013

Content. ATHICA. Athens, GA

Painting Misbehaving. Flicker Theater. Athens, GA.

Grit pretty. Non-Fiction Gallery. Savannah, GA.

2012

The Triumph of American Painting. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA.

Fourth Annual Student Juried Exhibition. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA.

Second Annual Pulaski Street Art Crawl. Athens, GA.

2011

Last Beast. Little Beasts Gallery. Savannah, GA.

Sketchbook Show. Little Beasts Gallery. Savannah, GA.

My Dad. Little Beasts Gallery. Savannah, GA.

 2010

Second Annual Student Juried Exhibition. Lamar Dodd School of Art. Athens, GA.

 

 Professional Experience

 The Goat Farm Art Center

Supervisor: Director of Special Projects: Mercer West (901) 371-7431

Jul. 2014- 2016

Position: Production Team Member: art installation, preparation of spaces for various performance/art events, installing light and sound design, building sets, painting, etc.

 

City of Atlanta: Office of Cultural Affairs

Aug. 2015- Present

Position: Public Art Program- Conservation and Restoration work maintaining Atlanta's public art collection.

 

Artist Talk: MoCA GA. WonderRoot Community Supported Art program. Aug. 2015

 

Internships

ATHICA. 160 Tracy St. Athens, GA

Supervisor(Gallery Manager): Tatiana Veneruso (706) 206-1515

Aug. 2013- Aug. 2014

Position: Gallery Assistant: wall preparation, art handling, artwork installation, cleaning gallery space, errand-running, promotion etc.

 

Non-Fiction Gallery. 1522 Bull St. Savannah, GA

Supervisor(Gallery Director): Alessandra Hoshor (912) 665-6685

Jan. 2013- Jul. 2013

Position: Gallery Assistant: wall preparation, art handling, artwork installation, cleaning gallery space, errand-running, promotion etc.

 

Residencies

Walthall Fellowship: Ossabaw Island Artist Retreat

Mar. 21-26. 2017

 

Cucalorus Film Festival: Artist in Residence

Sept. 1- Nov. 25.  2014

 

Featured Publications

2017

“Jacob Anderson and the Art of Bartering”. By Tori Tinsley. BURNAWAY.

2015

“Weekend Arts Agenda: Athens is coming to Paris on Ponce”. By Gavin Godfrey. Creative Loafing.

“D_mpsters: A Curated Series for Elevate”. Bang! Arts.

2014

“ATHICA Exhibit Helps New Artists Emerge”. By Andrew Gallant. Athens Banner Herald.

“ATHICA’s “Emerges VII” Highlights Local, Up-And-Coming Artists”.  By Jessica Smith. Flagpole

2013

Featured artwork in Volume I of Wide Shining magazine. By Benjamin Rouse. Wide Shining

"'Ecstatic Matrices' at Non-Fiction Gallery" . By Jared Butler. Connect Savannah

2012

"Carnal Canvases: Borrowing from the Bedroom". By Maura Friedman and Adina Solomon. Ampersand Magazine. February 2012.

"American painting triumphant in Lamar Dodd exhibition". By Andre Gallant. Athens Banner-Herald. November 2012.

"The In-Between of Frames: Organ and Ouroboros". By Jason Matherly. I Am Art School #3: A publication of the Cunny Isle Bemusement Park. November 2012.