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Education  

1999    

University of Arizona – Tucson, MFA, Department of Art

1995    

University of Wisconsin – Madison, BS, Department of Art, Deans List

 

Academic Appointments          

2006-Present    

Scripps College, Associate Professor of Art, Claremont, California          

2004-2006                                                       

Georgia College And State University, Assistant Professor of Ar, Milledgeville, Georgia

             

Residencies and Awards    

2014                                                                    

KCAC – Kathmandu Contemporary Arts Center, Kathmandu, Nepal        

2010                                                                    

Homesession, Barcelona, Spain

Bait Makan, Amman Jordan        

2009                                                                    

Sculpture Space, Utica, New York

2008                                                                    

Svenska Konstskolans Vänner, Nykarleby, Finland

2004                                                                    

Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Trondheim, Norway

2003                                                                    

The Clay Studio – Guest Artist in Residence, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Community Arts Assistance Grant, City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Illinois 

1999                                                                   

The Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, Montana                  

 

Solo Exhibitions         

2015                                                                    

Dyads, Actual Size, Los Angeles, California

2014    

Beyond The Tangible Universe As You Understand It, Deluge Contemporary Art, Victoria, BC, Canada

2012                                                                    

Beyond The Tangible Universe As You Understand It, Cerritos College, Norwalk, California

2011                                                                    

On Use and Possession, 643 Project Space, Ventura, California

On Use and Possession, ACPL Space, University of Wisconsin-Stout, Stout, Wisconsin

2008                                                                    

Binding With Briars, Washington State University Art Gallery, Pullman, Washington

2006                                                                   

Take Out Your Hammers And Loosen Their Belts, Milledgeville, Georgia; Leeds, Alabama; Vicksburg, Mississippi; Waco, Texas; Bossier City, Louisiana

Losing Race, New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art, New Harmony, Indiana                      

 

Selected Group Exhibitions            

2014

Scripps College Faculty Exhibition, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, California

Nykarleby Recall – A Retrospective, Rådhusgalleriet, Nykarleby, Finland            

Home ECOnomics, Curated by Danielle Giudici Wal,Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Rancho Cucamonga         

Scripps College 70th Ceramic Annual, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, California

 2013                                                                   

USPS-LA, Curated by Julia Haft Candell, Houston Community College Art Gallery, Houston, Texas            

Let's Talk About Love Baby, Curated by Chido Johnson                  

-Printed Matter, Inc., New York, New York                     

-Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, Indiana

2012                                                                    

Let's Talk About Love Baby, Curated by Chido Johnson

-MOCAD - Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, Michigan                     

-Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas

Kilnopening.edu, AMOCA - American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California

2010                                                                    

Creatures Great and Small

-Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky

-Lexington Art League, Lexington, Kentucky

2009                                                                    

Creatures Great and Small, Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky

Nothing But Air, Vasa Konstall, Vasa, Finland

2008                                                                    

The Axe and the Spade, Ruby Green, Nashville, Tennessee

This Land Is My Land, The Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2006                                                                    

Turning The Lens Back: 5 Artists, India, and the U.S., The Museum at Georgia College & State University, Milledgeville, Georgia

2005                                                                    

Race (Enter Personal Politics), ATHICA - Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia

On and Off the Wall: Installations by Jennifer Angus, Adam Davis, John Hitchcock, and Cathleen Lewis, University Of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Edna Carlsten Gallery, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Faculty Exhibition, Georgia College and State University, Blackbridge Hall Gallery, Milledgeville, Georgia

2004                                                                    

GC&SU Art, Middle Georgia Art Association Downtown Gallery, Macon, Georgia

2003                                                         

Made at The Clay Studio: Guest Artist-in-Residence Exhibition 2002–2003 , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            

Curatorial            

2009                                                      

Wearing It On Your Sleeve: Sympathizers, Empathizers, Provocateurs, 65th Scripps Ceramic Annual, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, California

                     

Lectures            

2014                                                                   

Accessing Narratives: An Artist Talk by Io Palmer and Adam Davis,Siddhartha Art-Gallery, Kathmandu, Nepal      

2011                                                                    

Artist-in-Residence Programs: A Field Manual and Travel Journal, Scripps College, Claremont, California

2010                                                                    

Homesession, Barcelona, Spain            

Bait Makan, Amman Jordan          

Panel Chair, Hand to Mouth: Pedagogical Paradigms In Contemporary Ceramics, College Art Association, 98th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

2008                                                                    

Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

2006                                                                    

University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana

Contemporary Art, Camp Afflerbaugh-Paige (Juvenile detention center), La Verne, California

2005                                                                    

Panel Discussion, ATHICA – Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, Georgia

University of Wisconsin – Madison, Wisconsin          

2004                                                                  

Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder, Trondheim, Norway

2002                                                                    

The Clay Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1999                                                                    

Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana

 

Catalogs, Publications and Reviews

2014                                                                    

Seckler, Judy. “Clay’s Sweet Symphony: 2014 Scripps College 70th Ceramics Annual,” Ceramics: Art and Perception, No. 98 2014, p.80-85

Dasgupta, Kurchi. Conceptual Dance, Kathmandu Post, April 5, 2014

Displaying art thru' lectures, The Himalayan, March 26, 2014

Scripps College 70th Ceramic Annual (Exhibition Catalog), Curated by Kirk Delman and Mary MacNaughton,, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Claremont, California

2013                                                                    

Collet, Olivier & Lefaure, Jerome. We Can’t Wait For Better Times: Five Years Of Art Projects At Homesession, Barcelona, 2013

2012                                                                    

Shahani, Nishant. Queer Retrosexualities: The Politics of Reparative Return, Lehigh University Press, 2012

Adam Davis: Beyond The Tangible Universe As You Understand It (Exhibition Catalog), Curated by James MacDevitt, Essay by James Macdevitt, Cerritos College Art Gallery

2010                                                                    

Jeon, Shin-Yeon. “2010 College Art Association Conference In Chicago,”, Korean Ceramic Art Monthly, April 2010, p. 92-99

2009                                                                    

Schwartz, Judith S. Confrontational Ceramics, A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 2008

Creatures Great and Small (Exhibition Catalog), Curated by Becky Alley, Murray State University 

2008                                                                    

Jonathan, Mark. "Three Male Artists Explore Gender and Sexuality,", The Tennessean, April 19, 2008

Motlani, Aisha. "Place, Ritual and Memory," Milwaukee Express, January 24, 2008

Mård, Caroline. “Kreative Miljöombyte,” Osterbottens Tidning, June 29, 2008

2005                                                                    

Phillips, Julie. "Stereotypes Found," Marquee, August 25, 2005, p.4

Sale, Beth. "Blank: Fill It In?," Flagpole, September 14, 2005, p.12

Phillips, Julie. "Color culture: ATHICA enters the 'Race'," Marquee, September 8, 2005, p.8-9

Derbecker, Krista. "ATHICA battles racial barriers with race-themed art exhibit," The Red and Black, August 26, 2005, p. 9