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LAURA ADAMS (b. 1989)

Education


2013           Bachelor of Fine Arts, English minor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

2011           Certificate in Painting, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Employment

2013           Gallery Associate at Avery Galleries, Bryn Mawr

2011-13      Sponsorship and Newsletter Coordinator, Libby and Roberta’s “artblog.org”

Solo Exhibitions

2014           Gilded Proximities: Recent Paintings, S.J. Shrubsole, New York, NY

2012           New Faces of 2012, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Unveiled, Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia

2016

Stanek Gallery at Penn Treaty Village Penthouses (satellite exhibition), Philadelphia

A Leap of Faith, Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia

2015        
   
Claire Kincade, Joyce Werwei Perry, & Laura Adams, Cerulean Arts, Philadelphia

3rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Cerulean Arts, Philadelphia

Unabashed: Nine Emerging Artists, Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA

2014

A Fine Arrangement, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

The 115th Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Annual Juried Exhibition, Alumni Gallery, PAFA, Philadelphia

Traditions of Excellence: Selected Artwork by the Faculty and Alumni of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Governor's                    Residence, Harrisburg, PA 

Surface, Duke Gallery, Wallingford Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA

2013        
   
October Group Show, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia

A Matter of Perspective, Marlin Gallery, Camden County College, Camden, NJ

2012        

Honoring the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia

Fall National Juried Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA

2012 Hoyt Mid-Atlantic Juried Art Exhibition, Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA

National Juried Exhibition, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL

2011           

Artists’ House Small Works Annual Exhibit, Philadelphia

Promises of Greatness: Young Philadelphia Artists, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia

110th Annual Student Exhibition, Galleries of the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia         

2010           

Artists’ House Small Works Annual Exhibit, Philadelphia 

Selections from the Annual Student Exhibition, School of Fine Arts Gallery: Gift of the Women’s Board, PAFA, Philadelphia

109th Annual Student Exhibition, Galleries of the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, PAFA, Philadelphia

Woodmere Art Museum 70th Annual Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia 

2009           

146th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia

108th Annual Student Exhibition, Galleries of the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, PAFA, Philadelphia 

2008          

Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Gallery 128, PAFA, Philadelphia 

Awards

2015          
First Prize, Cerulean Arts Juried Exhibition

2014          
Mary Butler Purchase Prize, PAFA Fellowship

2012          
Merit Award, Hoyt Mid-Atlantic Juried Art Exhibition

2011          
Pennsylvania Governor’s Award
Faculty Award
Eleanor S. Gray Prize for Still Life
Francis D. Bergman Memorial Prize
Sylvia G. Wexler Award

2010          
Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Artist’s Grant
Richard C. Von Hess Memorial Scholarship and Travel Award           
Artists’ House Gallery Award
Franklin C. Watkins Memorial Grant
Francis D. Berman Memorial Prize
Gamblin Paint Prize
Catherine Grant Memorial Prize, Special Notice

2009          
Sylvia G. Wexler Award
Catherine Grant Memorial Prize

Collections

The Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
The Pennsylvania Trust
 

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