Born: 1965, Worthington, MN

 

Education

 

Master of Fine Arts, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1992

 

Bachelor of Arts, Winona State University, Winona, MN, 1989

 

Awards/Fellowships/Scholarships

 

Al Smith Fellowship, Kentucky Arts Council, 2000

 

Al Smith Fellowship/Professional Assistance Award, Kentucky Arts Council, 1998

 

Teaching Assistantship/Full-Scholarship, University of Kentucky Art Department, 1990-92

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017

Patrick Adams: New Work, Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, OK


2016   

The Many and the One, Evansville Museum of Art, Science, and History, Evansville, IN

                       

In Two Worlds, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

                       

2015

Elemental Signs, Apostles Anglican Church, Lexington, KY              

 

In Two Worlds, Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

2012               

The Elements, Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, OK

 

Of Water and Spirit, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

2010               

New Work, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

           

2009               

Heaven and Earth, Z. T. Johnson Gallery, Asbury University, Wilmore, KY

 

2008               

Outside Looking In, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY

 

2007   

Patrick Adams, The Harcum Art Gallery, Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH

           

Evidence, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

           

2006               

Of Light and Dust, Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2005               

A Delicate Balance, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

2004               

Real Presence, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

An Uncreated Light, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY

 

2003               

Idylls, Lydon Fine Art, Chicago, IL

 

2002               

Field of Vision, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

2001               

The Journey from Bonnieux, Lydon Fine Art, Chicago, IL

 

New Work, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY

           

2000               

Layers of Time, Tower Cerlan Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

Two-Person Exhibitions

 

2010   

Landscapes: Patrick Adams & Perry Brown, Art Access Gallery, Columbus, OH.

 

Surfaces: Patrick Adams and Peter Hoffer, Gallery KH, Chicago, IL.

 

2008   

Intimate Spaces: New Works by Patrick Adams and Susan Hall. Gallery One, Nashville, TN.

           

Together Again for the First Time: New Paintings by Robert Tharsing and Patrick Adams, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY.

 

2007   

New Work: Patrick Adams and Tamar Kander, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY.

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2017  
ELEMENTS: An Exploration of Fragile Environments - Works by Patrick Adams, Angela To, Allison Stewart, Mill Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, July 28th – August 26th
 

Dirty Pictures: Recent Abstract Expressionist Landscape Paintings by Patrick Adams, Donald Archer and Tom Peck, Atrium Gallery, Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, CA, May 4, 2017 - May 29, 2017

 

2014               

Essence of the Landscape, Art Access Gallery, Columbus (Bexley), OH

 

2013               

Art Aspen, Aspen, CO (represented by Costello-Childs Contemporary)

 

New Faces, Costello-Childs Contemporary Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ

 

2012               

My Favorite Things, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

 

2010               

Morpeth Contemporary, Hopewell, NJ

 

2009   

Paintings by Patrick Adams, Ron Arps, and Allen Crocket, Art Access Gallery, Columbus, OH

 

2007   

Uncommon Wealth; A retrospective of past recipients of the prestigious Al Smith Fellowship Award (traveling exhibition, 2007-08), Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY

 

2006               

Angles on Abstract, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

 

2006               

Uncommon Wealth: Legacy of the Kentucky Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowships, Art League, Lexington, KY.

           

2005

Group Exhibition, Mary Bell Galleries, Chicago, IL

 

2005   

The Ever-changing Landscape (invitational), Kentucky Museum of Art and Design, Louisville, KY

 

Grand Opening Exhibition, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

 

2003               

Exhibition 280/Parameters (catalogue available; Peter Plagens, Newsweek art critic, juror), Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

 

Between a Thought and a Thing, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

Art Bound, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY

 

2002               

Gallery 5017, Fort Worth, TX

           

2001               

Small Stuff, Annex Gallery, Charleston, WV

 

1999   

The Peripheral as Preoccupation, Studio San Guiseppe Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

 

Media/Reviews

 

James Fields, Patrick Adams: Light’s Mystery, Under Main (http://www.under-main.com/arts/patrick-adams-lights-mystery/), April 2017

 

Margaret Foster, Patrick Adams: Earth and Sky, The American Scholar (https://theamericanscholar.org/patrick-adams/#.WSCPyCMrI1g), March 20, 2017.

 

Alexandra Jean Harper, Messenger in a Homeless Culture, Artway Visual Meditation (www.artway.eu), January 31, 2016

 

People Magazine: Country Special Edition (Oct. 2011). Adams’ painting, ‘Rockface,’ appeared in an article on multi-Grammy Award winning artist and member of musical trio Lady Antebellum, Dave Haywood, who owns the painting.

 

Christopher A. Yates, In the Abstract: Works by 10 Painters Reflect Bold Journeys of the Imagination, Columbus Dispatch, January 17, 2010

 

Alexa Hinton, Artists Create Work with an Abstract Eye, Nashville City Paper, August 31, 2006

 

Laura Meyers, A Hint of Nature Characterizes Today’s Abstract Landscapes: Works Subtly Evoke a Sense of Time and Place, Art Business News, Feb. 2005

 

Brittany Griffin, A Delicate Balance, Jessamine Journal, June 16, 2005

 

Heather Castro, Abstract Landscapes include Touches of Humanity: Painter’s Layered Technique Hints at Effects of Time, Lexington Herald-Leader, Dec 12, 2004

 

Looking at Painting, a three-part KET/PBS series featuring 14 Kentucky artists. Aired Dec 5, 2001

 

Patrick Adams at Lydon Fine Art, Chicago. Gallery Guide (featured preview), Chicago/Midwest edition, Oct 2001

 

David Minton, Landscape, Abstraction Mingle Nicely in ‘Time’. Lexington Herald-Leader, Nov 5, 2000

 

Tim Staley, Landscape Painting at its Best, Kentucky Kernal, Oct 25, 2000

 

Ann McCarty, The Peripheral as Preoccupation, Dialogue Magazine, Nov/Dec, 1998

 

Owen Findsen, Landscapes Show Power of Imagination, Cincinnati Enquirer, Sept 1998

 

Representation

 

Mill Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM http://www.millcontemp.com

Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, TN http://www.theredarrowgallery.com

Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, OK www.abersonexhibits.com

Costello-Childs Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ www.costellochildsart.com

Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY. www.anntowergallery.com

Art Access Gallery, Columbus, OH http://www.artaccessgallery.com

 

Corporate Acquisitions

 

James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Columbus, OH

Hilliard Lyons, Louisville, KY

Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

Gaylord International Convention Center, Washington, DC

Quintess, Leading Residences of the World (project, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands)

Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry, PLC, Nashville, TN

Earl Swensson Associates, Inc., Nashville, TN

Seminole Group, Tulsa, OK

Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL

Lodge at Rancho Mirage, Lobby Lounge, Rancho Mirage, CA

TI (Treasure Island), High Rollers Lounge, Las Vegas, NV

Hilton, Presidential Suite, Virginia Beach, VA

Riverview Condominiums, Chicago, IL

Villa Medici, Overland Park, KS

Pegasus Solutions, Scottsdale, AZ

Austin Mehr Law Offices, Lexington, KY

Portofino Restaurant, Lexington, KY

Stored Value Systems, Louisville, KY

Lexington Clinic, Lexington, KY

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Born: 1965, Worthington, MN

 

Education

 

Master of Fine Arts, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1992

 

Bachelor of Arts, Winona State University, Winona, MN, 1989

 

Awards/Fellowships/Scholarships

 

Al Smith Fellowship, Kentucky Arts Council, 2000

 

Al Smith Fellowship/Professional Assistance Award, Kentucky Arts Council, 1998

 

Teaching Assistantship/Full-Scholarship, University of Kentucky Art Department, 1990-92

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017

Patrick Adams: New Work, Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, OK


2016   

The Many and the One, Evansville Museum of Art, Science, and History, Evansville, IN

                       

In Two Worlds, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

                       

2015

Elemental Signs, Apostles Anglican Church, Lexington, KY              

 

In Two Worlds, Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, TN

 

2012               

The Elements, Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, OK

 

Of Water and Spirit, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

2010               

New Work, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

           

2009               

Heaven and Earth, Z. T. Johnson Gallery, Asbury University, Wilmore, KY

 

2008               

Outside Looking In, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY

 

2007   

Patrick Adams, The Harcum Art Gallery, Wilmington College, Wilmington, OH

           

Evidence, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

           

2006               

Of Light and Dust, Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

2005               

A Delicate Balance, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

2004               

Real Presence, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

An Uncreated Light, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY

 

2003               

Idylls, Lydon Fine Art, Chicago, IL

 

2002               

Field of Vision, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

2001               

The Journey from Bonnieux, Lydon Fine Art, Chicago, IL

 

New Work, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY

           

2000               

Layers of Time, Tower Cerlan Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

Two-Person Exhibitions

 

2010   

Landscapes: Patrick Adams & Perry Brown, Art Access Gallery, Columbus, OH.

 

Surfaces: Patrick Adams and Peter Hoffer, Gallery KH, Chicago, IL.

 

2008   

Intimate Spaces: New Works by Patrick Adams and Susan Hall. Gallery One, Nashville, TN.

           

Together Again for the First Time: New Paintings by Robert Tharsing and Patrick Adams, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY.

 

2007   

New Work: Patrick Adams and Tamar Kander, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY.

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2017  
ELEMENTS: An Exploration of Fragile Environments - Works by Patrick Adams, Angela To, Allison Stewart, Mill Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, July 28th – August 26th
 

Dirty Pictures: Recent Abstract Expressionist Landscape Paintings by Patrick Adams, Donald Archer and Tom Peck, Atrium Gallery, Studios on the Park, Paso Robles, CA, May 4, 2017 - May 29, 2017

 

2014               

Essence of the Landscape, Art Access Gallery, Columbus (Bexley), OH

 

2013               

Art Aspen, Aspen, CO (represented by Costello-Childs Contemporary)

 

New Faces, Costello-Childs Contemporary Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ

 

2012               

My Favorite Things, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

 

2010               

Morpeth Contemporary, Hopewell, NJ

 

2009   

Paintings by Patrick Adams, Ron Arps, and Allen Crocket, Art Access Gallery, Columbus, OH

 

2007   

Uncommon Wealth; A retrospective of past recipients of the prestigious Al Smith Fellowship Award (traveling exhibition, 2007-08), Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY

 

2006               

Angles on Abstract, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

 

2006               

Uncommon Wealth: Legacy of the Kentucky Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowships, Art League, Lexington, KY.

           

2005

Group Exhibition, Mary Bell Galleries, Chicago, IL

 

2005   

The Ever-changing Landscape (invitational), Kentucky Museum of Art and Design, Louisville, KY

 

Grand Opening Exhibition, Gallery One, Nashville, TN

 

2003               

Exhibition 280/Parameters (catalogue available; Peter Plagens, Newsweek art critic, juror), Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

 

Between a Thought and a Thing, Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY

 

Art Bound, Chapman Friedman Gallery, Louisville, KY

 

2002               

Gallery 5017, Fort Worth, TX

           

2001               

Small Stuff, Annex Gallery, Charleston, WV

 

1999   

The Peripheral as Preoccupation, Studio San Guiseppe Art Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

 

Media/Reviews

 

James Fields, Patrick Adams: Light’s Mystery, Under Main (http://www.under-main.com/arts/patrick-adams-lights-mystery/), April 2017

 

Margaret Foster, Patrick Adams: Earth and Sky, The American Scholar (https://theamericanscholar.org/patrick-adams/#.WSCPyCMrI1g), March 20, 2017.

 

Alexandra Jean Harper, Messenger in a Homeless Culture, Artway Visual Meditation (www.artway.eu), January 31, 2016

 

People Magazine: Country Special Edition (Oct. 2011). Adams’ painting, ‘Rockface,’ appeared in an article on multi-Grammy Award winning artist and member of musical trio Lady Antebellum, Dave Haywood, who owns the painting.

 

Christopher A. Yates, In the Abstract: Works by 10 Painters Reflect Bold Journeys of the Imagination, Columbus Dispatch, January 17, 2010

 

Alexa Hinton, Artists Create Work with an Abstract Eye, Nashville City Paper, August 31, 2006

 

Laura Meyers, A Hint of Nature Characterizes Today’s Abstract Landscapes: Works Subtly Evoke a Sense of Time and Place, Art Business News, Feb. 2005

 

Brittany Griffin, A Delicate Balance, Jessamine Journal, June 16, 2005

 

Heather Castro, Abstract Landscapes include Touches of Humanity: Painter’s Layered Technique Hints at Effects of Time, Lexington Herald-Leader, Dec 12, 2004

 

Looking at Painting, a three-part KET/PBS series featuring 14 Kentucky artists. Aired Dec 5, 2001

 

Patrick Adams at Lydon Fine Art, Chicago. Gallery Guide (featured preview), Chicago/Midwest edition, Oct 2001

 

David Minton, Landscape, Abstraction Mingle Nicely in ‘Time’. Lexington Herald-Leader, Nov 5, 2000

 

Tim Staley, Landscape Painting at its Best, Kentucky Kernal, Oct 25, 2000

 

Ann McCarty, The Peripheral as Preoccupation, Dialogue Magazine, Nov/Dec, 1998

 

Owen Findsen, Landscapes Show Power of Imagination, Cincinnati Enquirer, Sept 1998

 

Representation

 

Mill Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM http://www.millcontemp.com

Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, TN http://www.theredarrowgallery.com

Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, OK www.abersonexhibits.com

Costello-Childs Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ www.costellochildsart.com

Ann Tower Gallery, Lexington, KY. www.anntowergallery.com

Art Access Gallery, Columbus, OH http://www.artaccessgallery.com

 

Corporate Acquisitions

 

James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, Columbus, OH

Hilliard Lyons, Louisville, KY

Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

Gaylord International Convention Center, Washington, DC

Quintess, Leading Residences of the World (project, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands)

Boult, Cummings, Conners & Berry, PLC, Nashville, TN

Earl Swensson Associates, Inc., Nashville, TN

Seminole Group, Tulsa, OK

Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield, IL

Lodge at Rancho Mirage, Lobby Lounge, Rancho Mirage, CA

TI (Treasure Island), High Rollers Lounge, Las Vegas, NV

Hilton, Presidential Suite, Virginia Beach, VA

Riverview Condominiums, Chicago, IL

Villa Medici, Overland Park, KS

Pegasus Solutions, Scottsdale, AZ

Austin Mehr Law Offices, Lexington, KY

Portofino Restaurant, Lexington, KY

Stored Value Systems, Louisville, KY

Lexington Clinic, Lexington, KY

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