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.

Education

BFA: University of Georgia, Lamar Dodd School of Art. 2012.
Focus: Painting and Drawing.

Group Exhibitions

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- Jul. 2016
Position: Production Crew Chief: 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
Collections Manager: Robert Witherspoon (404) 274-1509
Aug. 2015- Present
Position: Public Art Program- Conservation and Restoration work maintaining
Public Art in Atlanta

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

Cucalorus Film Festival: Artist in Residence
Sept. 1- Nov. 25

Featured Publications

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.