Kerry Adams
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Education:
   
2009 Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD.
  Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture/Installation
  Certificate in the College Teaching of Art.
2004 Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
 

Bachelor of Fine Art, Sculpture

2000-2002 Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC
 

Fine Art Studies with Concentration in Sculpture/Furniture.

   
Solo exhibitions:
   
2013 Realities of Memories, Box 13, Houston, TX.
2013 This Space is Intentionally Left Blank, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE.  

2011

Waiting: Steps, No Movement, Spacetaker ARC Gallery, Houston, TX.
2009 Movements, Moments, Days, Decker Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
2006 Dining Room, The Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ.
   

Selected Exhibitions:

   
2013 Evening of the Arts (Faculty Exhibit), Houston, Tx. Group Show.
2012 Woods, Towson Arts Collective, Towson, MD. Juried Show.
  Juror: Hugh Pocock, Contemporary Conceptual Artist and Professor.
2012 Evening of the Arts (Faculty Exhibit), Houston, Tx. Group Show.
2011 Evening of the Arts (Faculty Exhibit), Houston, Tx. Group Show.
2010

Juried Sculpture Exhibition, Marlboro Gallery, Largo, MD. Juried Show.  

  Juror: Molly Donovan, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery of Art.
2009 Faculty Exhibit, Bryn Mawr, PA. Group Show.
2009 The Towson ARTS Collective 2nd Anniversary Exhibit, Towson, MD. Juried Show.
  Juror: Doreen Bolger, Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art.
2009 Out of Order, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD. Group Show.
2008 Juried Fine Arts 2008, Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY. Juried Show.
 

Juror: Tina Kukieslski, Senior Curatorial Assistant, Whitney Museum of American Art

2008

5x5x5, Target Gallery at Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, VA. Juried show.

2008

Second and Third Year, Pinkard Gallery, Baltimore, MD. Group Show.

2008

Low End Theories, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC. Group Show.

2008 Blanket Statements, Load of Fun Gallery, Baltimore, MD. Juried Show.
  Juror: Rachel Faller, Fiber Artist.
2008

The Towson Arts Collective 1st Anniversary Exhibit, Baltimore, MD. Juried Show.

  Jurors: Peter Dubeau, Independent Curator and Tonya Ingersol, Independent Curator.
2008 In Home: In Response, Baltimore, MD.Group Show.  
2007 All Voices: Being Everything, Arts Annex, Dunellen, NJ.  Group Show.
2007

Second and Third Year, Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, MD. Group Show.

2007

Squared,Joe Squared, Baltimore, MD. Group Show.

2007 Window Fronts, Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI. Group Show.
2007 In: Site, Union Art Gallery, Milwaukee, WI. Group Show.
2007

Under Construction, The Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ. Group Show.

2006

The Mountain Art Show, Bernardsville, NJ.  Juried Show.

2006

Mac Gallery, Pottersville, NJ. Group Show.

2006

The Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ. Solo Show.

2006 Small Works, The Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ.  Group Show.
2006

The Montgomery Arts Council, Montgomery, NJ. Juried Show.

2004 Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI, Group Show.
2004 Sitings, The RISD Museum, Providence, RI. Juried exhibition for a site-specific installation in the museum.
  Juror: Gilbert Vicario, Assistant Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.
2003 Studio Exhibit, RISD, Providence, RI. Group Show.
2002 Ceramics Exhibition, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington, DC. Group Show.
2002

White Walls Gallery, Corcoran College of Art, Washington, DC. Juried Sculpture Show.

2001

White Walls Gallery, Corcoran College of Art, Washington, DC. Juried Fine Art Show.

   

Public Work/Performances:

   
2006

The Progressive Runway III- The Neo-Lettrist Movement, Providence, RI.

 

Psy-Geo Provflux. Participatory fashion show around the city based on the ideas of the lettrist movement as it applies to current times and community. 

2004

The Pants Collection, Providence, RI.

  A planned art act using nine people and handmade clothing to comment on the waste left at gallery nights. 
2004 Tours. Providence, RI.
  Psy-Geo Provflux. Group tours of Site Specific installations and abandoned spaces.
2004

The Progressive Runway, Providence Place Mall, Providence, RI.

 

Psy-Geo Provflux. Guerrilla art fashion show, clothes made of trash or recycled materials.

2004 Visiting Artist for “March Art Month,”
 

Providence Public Library, Providence, RI.
Produced and installed permanent work.

2003 Our Flags
  Recipient of the Community Artwork Grant, created and installed a permanent large-scale installation at the Wanskuck Branch of the Providence Public Library.
2003

RISD Riverfront Sculpture Exhibition, Providence, RI

   

Site-Specific Installations:

   
2008 One Year and Thirty-Six Inches, 4221 Hickory Ave, Baltimore, MD.
2007 Covered and Enclosed, Row House, Baltimore Md.
2006 Conversation, Building U, Pottersville NJ.
2006

The Quilt, Bank Building, Baltimore MD.

2004

You Said it was My Idea, 34 Benefit St., Providence RI.

2004 Of Here, 34 Benefit St., Providence, RI.
2004 In Hiding, 34 Benefit St., Providence, RI.
2003

Inside, 34 Benefit St., Providence, RI.

2003 Dining Room, 34 Benefit St., Providence, RI.
2002

Passage, Doorway, Corcoran College of Art, Washington, DC.

   

Publications and Curatorial Projects:

   
2013 The News Journal, Article about and image of This Space is Intentionally Left Blank published.
2009 Juxtopositions, MICA, May – July ’09. Page about MFA Thesis Show published.
2009 BMORE Art Blog, Author of published lecture review on Iheartphotograph.com
 

(http://bmoreart.blogspot.com/2009/02/i-heart-photograph-by-kerry-adams.html)

2008 Baltimore City Paper, Curated show mentioned in Best Gallery Trend
 

(http://www.citypaper.com/bob/story.asp?id=16694)

2008 There Were Ten Tigers Art Blog, Image and description of work published
 

(http://thereweretentigers.blogspot.com/2008/05/rachel-fallers-blanket-statments.html)

2008 Independent Weekly, Review of work published.
  (http://www.indyweek.com/gyrobase/content?oid=oid%3a259871)
2008

BMORE Art Blog. Review of curated show and work published.

 

(http://bmoreart.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2008-03-18T15%3A20%3A00-07%3A00&max-results=7)

2008 Curator of In Home: In Response. Baltimore, MD.
 

A show of works about the concept of home shown in a home, temporarily turned art gallery. The show was curated from artists rejected from another gallery who all received a group, rather than a personal, rejection e-mail.

2007

Sculpture Magazine (Feb 2007), “On Record”, listing of work published.

2006 Time-Off- The Princeton Packet, The Lawrence Ledger, Windsor-Hights Herald, The Cranbury Press, South Brunswick Post, The Manville News, Hillsborough Beacon, Hopewell Valley News, Messenger-Press, Register-News, and Lambertville Beacon, Photograph and article about Dining Room installation published
2005

Boston Globe, Photograph of The Progressive Runway Published.

2004

RISD 2004-2005 Catalogue, Image of Work Published.

2004 Crosswalk Magazine, My Artist Statement and image of work published.
2004

Sculpture Magazine (May 2004), “On Record”, listing of work published.

2004 The RISD Museum, Museum talk about Sitings work .
2004

The RISD Museum Website, Images and Description of work Published.

2004

Riots (Reacting in Our Traditional Societies), Co-founder of Arts Organization.

2003/2004 The Providence Public Library Publications, Images of work in Multiple Publications.
2003

RISD 2003-2004 Catalogue, Image of work Published.

   

Awards/Grants:

   
2009 Juror’s Choice Award. The Towson ARTS Collective 2nd Anniversary Exhibit.
  Juror: Doreen Bolger, Director of the Baltimore Museum of Art.
2006-2009 Graduate Merit Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art
  Awarded each year, for four years in the low-residency MFA program
2004 International Sculpture Center Award Nominee, nominated by RISD Sculpture.
2004

Senior Sculpture Award, RISD.

  Given to a graduating senior showing excellence in sculpture.          
2004

Sitings Award, The RISD Museum, Providence, RI. Juried exhibition for a site-specific installation in the museum.

  Juror: Gilbert Vicario, Assistant Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.
 

Winner speaks about their work to the public at Gallery Night in Providence; cash prize and implementation funds awarded.

2003 Community Artwork Grant Recipient, RISD, Providence, RI.
2003 Best in Show, RISD Riverfront Sculpture Exhibition, Providence, RI.
2002

The Berthold Schmutzhart Scholarship, Corcoran College of Art and Design.

  Given to student demonstrating excellence in sculpture.
2000 The President’s Award, Corcoran College of Art and Design
  Merit-based scholarship to support artistically and academically gifted students.
2000

Dean’s Merit Writing Scholarship, Corcoran College of Art and Design.

 

Awarded to recognize the highest level of writing ability among new students.