Pat Adams

 


Pat Adams
Now Here,  2002
oil, acrylic, grit, shell, enamel and isobutyl methacrylate on paper
8-1/16 x 9-3/8 inches
Pat Adams
Born
July 8, 1928
Stockton, California

Education
University of California, Berkeley, BA 1949
Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Epsilon

Grants, Awards, Residencies
Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bordighera, Italy, “Americans in Europe” Purchase Prize, 1952
Fulbright to France, 1956
Yaddo Foundation Residency, Summer 1954, 1964, 1969, 1970
Mac Dowell Colony Residency, Summer 1968, 1972
National Council of Arts Award in Painting, 1968
National Endowment for the Arts Award in Painting, 1976, 1987
American Academy of Arts and Letters, Hassam Purchase Award, 1983, 1985, 1989
College Art Association Distinguished teaching of Art Award, 1984
American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Award in Art, 1986
Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow, 1990
Honorary Vice Chairman National Association of Women Artists, 1992
National Academy of Design, Associate, 1992; Academician, 1993
Dartmouth College, Artist in Residence, Winter 1994
Vermont Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts, 1995
American Academy of Arts and Letters Jimmy Ernst Award, 1996
National Academy Museum, Henry Ward Ranger Purchase Award, 2003

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2005 Zabriskie Gallery, New York: 50th Anniversary Exhibition
2003 Zabriskie Gallery, New York: New Paintings
2001 Zabriskie Gallery, New York: Paintings biennially since 1956
2001 Monotypes: 1999, 1994, 1993
2001 Amy E. Tarrant Gallery, Flyn Performing Arts Center, Burlington, Vermont
1994 Jaffe/Friede/Strauss Gallery, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
1989 Anne Weber Gallery, Georgetown, Maine
1988 Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Retrospective 1979-88
1988 Addison/Ripley Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1988 New York Academy of Sciences, New York
1988 American Academy of Sciences, New York
1986 Haggin Museum, Stockton, California
1986 University of Virginia, Charlottesville
1983 Image Gallery, Stockbridge, Massachusetts
1982 Columbia Museum of Art and Science, South Carolina
1982 Artemisia Gallery, Chicago
1982 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
1980 Barbara Fiedler Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1980 Galerie Zabriskie, Paris
1979 Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Retrospective 1954-78
1978 Rutgers University Art Gallery, New Jersey
1978 Zabriskie Gallery: 25th Anniversary Survey 1952-78
1977 Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, Burlington
1972 Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
1967 Windham College, Putney, Vermont
1966 Middlebury college Art Museum, Vermont
1959 Kanegis Gallery, Boston
1959 Wheaton College, Wheaton, Massachusetts
1954 Korman Gallery, New York
1950 Haggin Museum Art Gallery, Stockton, California

Selected Group Shows
2004 “Espacio Negativo/Terreno Nyorquino”, Galeria Nacional, Museo de los Niño, San Jose, Costa Rica
2003 “Challenging Tradition”, National Academy Museum
2003 “The Golden Age of UC Berkeley Art Department, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley
2002 “Vermont Studio Center Press Prints”, Robert Hall Fleming Museum, University of Vermont
2000 “Simple Statements” University of Rhode Island, Kingston
2000 “Celebrating Contemporary Art in New England, Recent Acquisitions”, De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
1999 “Works by Women: 20th Century Art from the Permanent Collection”, Middlebury College Art Museum, Vermont
1999 “Artists’ Choice: Beyond the Millenium”, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Vermont
1998 “Contemporary Selections from National Academy at Silvermine”, Silvermine Guild Art Center, Connecticut
1998 “The Pulled Image”, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, Vermont, Vermont Studio Press
1997 “Out there”, Beth Urdang Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1997 “Abstract Tendencies”, Rider University, New Jersey
1996 “Recipients of Honors and Awards In Art”, American Academy of Art and Institute of Art and Letters, New York
1996 Art in Embassies Program: Bern, Switzerland
1995 170th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
1995 “Selected Paintings” Fleming Museum, Burlington University of Vermont
1995 “Faculty Works on Paper”, Art and Architecture Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut
1994 “A View of One’s Own”, Voorhees-Zimmerle Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
1994 Art in Embassies Program: Mexico City, Mexico
1993 “Late Modern Drawings, 1960-1970s”, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C
1993 “Contemporary Monoprints”, Associated American Artists, New York
1992 “Zabriskie 1991-92, New York/Paris”, Galerie Zabriskie, Paris
1991 “Traditional Sources, Contemporary Visions”, Webb/Parsons Gallery in collaboration with the Shelburne Museum, Burlington, Vermont
1991 “Transformations”, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Vermont
1991 “From the Bennington College Collection”, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
1990 “Yale Painting Faculty Exhibition 1950-1990” (Honoring Bernard Chaet), Marilyn Pearl Gallery, New York
1990 “Faculty: 1990”, Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Vermont
1989 “New England Art Now”, traveled throughout New England
1988 “Painters Make Prints”, traveling: Maryland Institute of Art; Hood College, Frederick, Maryland; Frostburg State University, Lincoln, Maryland
1987 “Artist/Printmaker”, Meyerhoff Gallery, Maryland College of Art
1987 “Faculty Works”, Suzanne Lemberg Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Vermont
1987 “New England Now: Contemporary Artists from Six States”, traveling: De Cordova Museum, Massachusetts; Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine; List Gallery, Brown University, Rhode Island; New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut; Currier Gallery, New Hampshire; Fleming Museum, University of Vermont
1986 “Recipients of Awards in Art”, American Academy of Art and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
1985 “Recent Acquisitions”, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts
1984 “Contemporary Artists in Vermont”, Fleming Museum, University of Vermont
1983 “Selection from the collections”, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
1983 “National Invitational Exhibition”, University of Hawaii at Hilo
1983 “Recent Works”, American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C.
1983 “Aspects of Color”, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia
1983 “Art and Technology: Offset Prints”, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
1982 “20/20: Twenty Artists/Twenty Galleries”, Terry Dintenfass and Grace Borgenicht Galleries, New York
1982 “Graham Gund Collection: A Private Eye”. Boston Museum of Fine Arts
1981 “Recent Acquisitions”, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey
1981 “Invitation ‘81”, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts
1981 “For Love and Money: Dealers Choose”, Pratt Institute, Manhattan Center Gallery, New York
1980 “Draw ‘80”, College of Saint Rose Art Gallery,
1980 “Painterly Abstraction”, Brockton Art Museum, Massachusetts
1980 “Islamic Allusions”, Alternative Museum, New York
1980 "Invitational Exhibition", American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
1979 “Faculty Choice”, State university of New York at Albany
1979 “100 Artists – 100 Years”, Art institute of Chicago, Illinois
1978 "Artists’ Postcards II”, Cooper-Hewitt museum, New York
1978 "Perspectives ’78: Works by Women”, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania
1978 “New England Connections”, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Massachusetts
1977 “New in the Seventies”, University o9f Texas Art Museum, Austin
1977 “Contemporary Issues: Works by Women on Paper”, Women’s Caucus on Art, traveling exhibition
1977 “New Acquisitions”, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Washington, D.C.
1976 “A Bite from the Big Apple”, Indiana University Art Museum, Indianapolis
1976 “June Invitational”, Noho Gallery, New York
1976 “ Seven Decades of MacDowell Artists, James Yu Gallery, New York
1976 “Artists at Bennington” Visual Arts Faculty 1932-76”, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Vermont
1975 “Twenty American Fulbright Artists”, Institute of International Education, New York
1974 “Inaugural Exhibition’, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
1974 Invitational Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York
1974 Invitational Exhibition, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York
1973 “Women Choose Women”, New York Cultural Center
1972 “Color Forum”, University of Texas Art Museum, Austin
1972 “American Women Artists”, Gedok Kunsthaus, Hamburg
1972 “Unmanly Art”, Suffolk Museum, New York
1972 “118 Artists”, Landmark Gallery, New York
1972 “6 Women Artists”, Kent State University, Ohio
1970 “Hirshhorn Select’, Baltimore Museum of Art
1968 “Betty Parsons Collection”, Finch College, New York
1967 “18 Americans”, Parrish Museum, Southampton, New York
1966 “Works on Paper”, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
1965 “100 American Drawings”, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1965 “Inform and Interpret”, American Federation of Art, traveling exhibition
1964 “Done and Redone”, Zabriskie Gallery, New York
1962 “Lyricism in Abstract Art”, American Federation of Art, traveling exhibition
1962 “Recent Acquisitions”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1961 "Painting Annual", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1961 “Private Myth”, Tanager Gallery, New York
1961 “Symbolist Legacy”, Contemporary Arts Association, Houston, Texas
1960 “Experience I and II”, Hirshl and Adler Galleries, New York
1960 "Invitational Exhibition", James Gallery, New York
1959 Watercolor Annual, Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia
1958 “Ten Year Fulbright Painting”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1958 “The New Landscape in Art and Science”, American Federation of Art, traveling exhibition
1957 “41 Aquarellistes”, Museum of Modern Art, traveling exhibition (France)
1957 “College USA”, American Federation of Art, traveling exhibition
1956 "Painting Annual", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1956 "5th Annual", Stable Gallery, New York
1954 “The Magic of Black and White”, Four Directions Gallery, New York
1953 “14 at Korman”, Korman Gallery, New York
1952 “Americans in Europe”, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bordighera, Italy
1950 Painting Sculpture Annual, Oakland Art Museum, California
1949 Watercolors, Prints, Drawing Annual, Oakland Art Museum, California
1948 Paintings and Sculpture annual, Oakland Art Museum, California

Public Collections
Amon Carter Museum
Bennington College, Usdan Gallery, Vermont
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Center, Washington, D.C.
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Tennessee
Middlebury College Art Museum, Vermont
Montclair Museum of American Art, New Jersey
National Academy of Design, new York
New Britain Museum of American art, Connecticut
Palm Springs Desert Museum, California
Philadelphia Museum, Pennsylvania
J.D. Speed Art Museum
University of Arizona Art Museum, Tucson
University of North Carolina Art Museum, Greensboro
University of Vermont, Robert Hull Fleming Museum
University of California Art Museum, Berkeley
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Williams College Art Museum
Charles A. Wustrum Museum of Fine Arts
Yale University Art Museum, New Haven, Connecticut
Jane Voorhees-Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University