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Life From A-Z, 2014 Letterpress Print With Collaged Wood Veneer 24 X 18 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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Lands End, 2014 Oil on Canvas Over Panel 30 X 24 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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Penultimate Evergreen, 2014 Oil on Canvas Over Panel 24 X 30 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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Deus Ex Machina, 2014 Oil on Canvas Over Panel 48 X 72 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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Drowning Out All Birdsong, 2013 Oil on Canvas Over Panel 66 X 89 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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Bohemian Rhapsody, 2013 Oil on Panel 40 X 48 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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Land of Forgotten Dreams, 2014 Oil on Canvas on Panel 24 C 30 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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Fast, Cheap and Out of Control (EM), 2013 Oil on Canvas Over Panel 48 X 40 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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The Magic Hand, 2013 Oil on Canvas Over Panel 30 X 24 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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The Weeping Tree, 20013 Oil on Canvas Over Panel 24 X 20 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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Oneiric Circumstance, 2013 Monotype 24 X 18 Inches © ©Lisa Adams
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The Mire of Epiphany, 2012 Oil on Panel 48 X 60" © ©Lisa Adams
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At The Maelstrom's Edge, 2013 Oil on Panel 48 X 40" © ©Lisa Adams
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The Principle of Competitive Exclusion, 2012-2013 Oil on Panel 60" X 48" © Lisa Adams
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Sandy Says So, 2012 Oil and Spray Paint on Panel 48" X 60" © CB1 Gallery
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Almost A Forrest, 2012 Oil on Panel 40" X 48" © Lisa Adams
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Second Life, 2012 Oil on Panel 24" X 30" © Lisa Adams
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Graceful Indignities, 2012 Oil and Spray Paint on Panel 20 " X 24" © CB1 Gallery
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Paradise Notwithstanding, 2011 Oil on Panel 48" X 60"
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Down Two Then Left, 2011 Oil on Panel 15" X 18" © Lisa Adams
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A Morass Of Contradictions, 2010 Oil and Spray Paint on Panel 60 X 48" © ©Lisa Adams
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Vicissitude Of Circumstance, 2010 Oil and Oil Paint Pen on Panel 36 X 30" © ©Lisa Adams
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Privilege Entails Responsibility, 2010 Oil on Panel 48 X 40" © ©Lisa Adams
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Ineluctable, 2010 Oil and Spray Paint on Panel 36 X 30" © ©Lisa Adams
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There's No Place Like Home, 2010 Oil and Spray Paint on Panel 60 X 48" © ©Lisa Adams
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Can You Hear Me Now?, 2010 Oil on Panel 20 X 24" © ©Lisa Adams
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Designed for Visible Light Mixed 20” X 16” © artist/CB1 Gallery
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In Advance Of Aberrancy, 2009 48 X 60" Oil and Spray Paint on Panel © ©Lisa Adams
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Convocation, 2009 Oil on Panel 72 X 120" © @Lisa Adams
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Given That All Things Are Equal, 2009 Oil on Panel 60 X 144" © ©Lisa Adams
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Search And Rescue, 2009 Oil on Panel 20 X 24" © ©Lisa Adams
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In The Absence Of You And Me, 2009 Oil on Panel 22 X 50" © ©Lisa Adams
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The Future Of Paradise Past, 2008 Oil on Panel 32 X 72" © ©Lisa Adams
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A Specimen For The Uninitiated, 2008 Oil on Panel 18 X 15" © ©Lisa Adams
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A Cause For Wandering, 2008 Oil on Panel 36 X 30" © ©Lisa Adams
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Prelapsarian Dream, 2008 Oil on Panel 18 X 15" © ©Lisa Adams
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Les Jardins Pendus, 2008 Oil on Panel 18 X 15" © GLisa Adams
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The Probability of Imminent Events, 2008 Oil on Panel 72 X 48" © ©Lisa Adams
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A Mechanism of Harbingers, 2008 Oil on Panel 48 X 72" © ©Lisa Adams
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Is That A Bower?, 2007 Oil on Panel 48 X 60" © Lisa Adams
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A Bird For Zosimus, 2008 Oil on Panel 18 X 15" © ©Lisa Adams
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Does Anyone Really Achieve Ataraxia?, 2007 Oil on Panel 24 X 30" © ©Lisa Adams
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Chop Wood Carry Water, 2006 Oil on Panel 48 X 60" © Lisa Adams
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Everyone Talks, 2006 Oil on Panel 30 Xx 34" © ©Lisa Adams
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untitled, 2011 Gouache on Paper © Lisa Adams
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untitled, 2010 Gouache on Paper © Lisa Adams
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untitled, 2010 Gouache on Paper © Lisa Adams
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Watercolor #8, 2009 Gouache and Ink on Paper 10 X 8" © Lisa Adams
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Watercolor #3, 2009 Gouache and Ink on Paper 8 X 6" © Lisa Adams
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untitled, 2010 Gouache on Paper © Lisa Adams
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Watercolor #2, 2009 Gouache and Ink on Paper 8 X 6" © Lisa Adams
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Watercolor #12, 2009 Gouache and Ink on Paper 10 X 8" © Lisa Adams
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Watercolor #7, 2009 Gouache and Ink on Paper © Lisa Adams
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Watercolor #4, 2009 Gouache and Ink on Paper © Lisa Adams
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Poster © Juri Koll
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The Mire of Epiphany, 2012 Oil on Panel 48 X 60" © ©Lisa Adams
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Drowning Out All Birdsong, 2013
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Degraded Material, 2015 Oil on Canvas Over Panel 36 X 48 Inches © © Lisa Adams
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Selig Z Chair With Vase Collection, 2013-2015 Egg Tempera on Linen Over Panel 40" X 32" © Brett Reichman & CB1 Gallery
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Quick Facts
Lives in
Los Angeles, CA
Works in
Los Angeles, CA
Representing galleries
Current Exhibitions and Events
Aug, 2016
Indestructible Wonder
San Jose Museum of Art
Statement

With a B.A. in painting from Scripps College in Claremont, California and an M.F.A. from the Claremont Graduate University, Lisa Adams is the recipient of numerous awards including a Fulbright Professional Scholar Award, a Brody Arts Fund Fellowship and a Durfee ARC Grant.

Her work has been exhibited internationally, at numerous art fairs throughout the United States and is included in private and public collections such as Eli Broad, the San Jose Museum of Art, the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, the Laguna Museum of Art and the Edward Albee Foundation. Her exhibitions have been reviewed in Art in America, Modern Painters, the Los Angeles Times, the LA Weekly, the Huffington Post, Artillery Magazine and Art Ltd.

She has been an artist-in-residence in Slovenia, Finland, Japan, Holland and Costa Rica and was commission by BMW of North America to paint an ArtCar.

In addition to her studio practice, Lisa works on public art projects, which have included the Chatsworth/Orange Line Metro Station, Fire Station No. 64 in Watts and the West Valley Branch Library in Reseda.

In 2000, she co-founded Crazy Space, an alternative exhibition space in Santa Monica, California where she curated both local and international exhibitions.

Lisa has successfully taught at many renowned art departments throughout the Los Angeles area and abroad, including the University of Southern California, the Claremont Graduate University and Otis College of Art & Design. In 1999 she authored “FM*,” a how-to book about painting based on her teachings at the Santa Monica College of Design, Art and Architecture between 1997-1999.

Her first monograph book, Vicissitude of Circumstance, published by ZERO+ Publishing was released in Fall 2011.

Her work is represented in Los Angeles by CB1 Gallery and she currently blogs on Los Angeles art for the Huffington Post.

 

LISA ADAMS CV


Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 IN THE LAND OF ENTROPIC BEAUTY, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2103 SECOND LIFE, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011 PARADISE NOTWITHSTANDING, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BORN THIS WAY, Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, CA
2009 THE FUTURE OF PARADISE PAST, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2007 I LIKE INTERROGATIVES, Lawrence Asher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 HELLO. IT’S ME, White Box Gallery, Marina del Rey, CA
REMEMBER? I CAN’T REMEMBER, Greenleaf Gallery, Whttier College, Whi"ier, CA
2004 WHAT HAPPENED?, The Office, Huntington Beach, CA
2003 WISH I WAS HERE, The Sandbox, Venice, CA
2002 IMPERFECTION, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2001 HOW PERFECT IS PERFECT?, The Living Room, Santa Monica, CA
2000 APOCALYPSE TWINS, (collaborative art team the “apocalypse twins” with Jill Giegerich), Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA
WORKS ON PAPER, Takumi Studios, Gifu Design 2000, Gifu City, Japan
1999 WORK FROM FINLAND, 18th Street Arts Complex, Santa Monica, CA
PAINTING--NEW WORK, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
NEW PAINTINGS, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
1998 RECENT PAINTINGS, Gallery Paradiso, Costa Mesa, CA
1997 MNEMONICS, Miller Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
1995 SMALL WORKS, 12 x 12 Gallery, Taos, NM
RECENT PAINTINGS, College of Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas, NV
1994 RECENT PAINTINGS, William Turner Gallery, Venice, CA
1993 TETHER, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
1992 PHYSICAL CURIOSITIES, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
PERSONAL MARKS, Century Gallery, Sylmar, CA
1991 SCHEMA, Daniel Maher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1990 DIARIES, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
1989 LISA ADAMS, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2013 INTIMACY IN 15 MINUTES, ASC Project Space, New York, NY                                                              MIAMI PROJECT, CB1 Booth, Miami, FL                                                                                                            DALLAS ART FAIR, CB1 Gallery booth, Dallas, TX
M.A.S. ATTACK (Mutual Appreciation Society), L.A. Mart, Los Angeles, CA
THE WILD FLOWERS, The Sturt Haaga Gallery, Descanso Gardens, La Cañada, CA
2012 TOMMOROWLAND, California State University Gallery, Northridge, CA
UNNATURAL, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
TRANSLATIONS: ARTISTS OF THE METRO ORANGE LINE, Los Angles Valley College, Valley Glen, CA
LANDSCAPE AND ARCHITECTURE, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
2011 COLBURN + CB1, The Colburn School, Los Angeles, CA
UNFINISHED PAINTINGS, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
ONE NIGHT STAND, Venice, Florence, Rome, Italy
FLORA, Ontario Airport Terminal, Ontario, CA
SALT LAKE CITY BIENNIAL, House Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
TEL-ART-PHONE, Beacon Arts Building, Los Angeles, CA
2010 PRELUDE TO AN APOCALYPSE: LANDSCAPE IN AN ERA OF DIMINISHED
EXPECTATIONS, Pedersen Projects, Pomona, CA
THICKENING THE PLOT, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
UNLEASH THE BEAST, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
NINE, West LA College Fine Arts Gallery, Culver City, CA
SET THEORY I - ROLAND REISS, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
ZIPOR, ZIPORIM, ZIPPORA - ANSONSTEN DANKE UND LIEBE GRÜSSE, Lichtpunkt Galerie, München, Germany
2010 RED DOT ART FAIR, Andi Campognone Projects, New York, NY
LIFE AFTER LIFE, College of the Canyons Art Gallery, Santa Clarita, CA
2009 EDENISTIC DIVERGENCE, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
ARTRA T-Lo!s, Los Angeles, CA
4th OF JULY “ONE WEEK ONLY,” Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
LISA ADAMS AND PATRICK NICKELL, Pierce College Gallery, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA
2009 LOVABLE LIKE ORPHANED KITTIES AND BASTARD CHILDREN, The Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI
MIXED METAPHORES AND OBSESSION, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008 SOME PAINTINGS, 3rd LA WEEKLY ANNUAL BIENNIAL,Track 16, Santa Monica, CA
JOINT CUSTODY PROJECT, Found Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
LE FEMME, Art Whino, National Harbor, MD
DISMORPHIC VISUALIZATION SYNDROME, The Zero One Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
EDGES AND BOUNDARIES, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
SUM OF PARTS, dba256 Gallery, Pomona, CA
2007 BIG SECRET CASH, Angstrom Gallery, Culver City, CA
SIX, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA
THE BOOK OF LIES, 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
L.A. ETHOS, Pharmaka, Los Angeles, CA
GRAND OPENING, Soho Myriad, Los Angeles, CA
2006 GOOD TO GO, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
ABSOLUTE CONTROL OVER EVERY LIVING SOUL, Hanger 1018, Los Angeles, CA
FIN, Bedlam Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
VITAL GROUND, The House of Fine Art, Livingston, MT
ORION’S SHORTS, First Annual Film Festival, Landers, CA
2005 PINK, Patricia Faure Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
THE FIRST 80 YEARS, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
LOCAL ARTISTS: PAINTING AND WALL SCULPTURE, Venice Art Gallery, Venice, CA
SMACK! At the brewery project, Los Angeles, CA
THE USUAL SUSPECTS, Thomas Lavin, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
THE SOCIAL, The Arsenal, Los Angeles, CA
CARPETBAG + COZYSPACE, Healing Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004 VISUAL POETRY, Healing Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
L.A. WOMAN, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA
unRAVEL, at the brewery projects, Los Angeles, CA
31 FLAVORS, Antai Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003 NOTEBOOK, Pinkard Gallery, Bunting Center, Maryland Institute College of Art,Baltimore, MD
TINSELTOWN, Domestic Se!ing, Los Angeles, CA
DEEP WATER RUNS STILL, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
PAINTING TODAY, The Art Institute of California, Santa Ana, CA
THE USUAL SUSPECTS, Bedlam Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BEAUTY STRIPPED BARE, L.A. BLACK AND WHITE, BGH Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
A RALLY FOR TRIPLE CANDIE, Triple Candie, New York, NY
2002 IMPROMPTU: IMPROVISATION WITH DIGITAL MEDIA, UCR/California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA
VAN AND HATCH-BACK SHOW, East Side Crawl, Los Angeles, CA
BIG WAVE IV, AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
FIRST RUN, Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
UTOPIAN GRID, Coagula Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 TRANSIT PROJECTS: SURVIVAL L.A., Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2002 4TH ANNUAL VIDEO MARATHON, Art in General, New York, NY
GENERATION WHY, (“You Are Here,” video with Jill Giegerich as the apocalypse twins), Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
2001 FAULTLINES, Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA
THE TOTALLY POLITICALLY INCORRECT SHOW, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
MISSION INTERGALACTIC, (collaborative installation with Lauren Hartman), Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
THE PORTRAIT SHOW, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
THE WINTER MUSEUM, Electric Lodge, Venice, CA
GAS, GRASS, OR ASS: THE VAN SHOW, (collaboration with Leigh Salgado), East Side Crawl, Los Angeles, CA
FIRST OF THE MONTH VIDEO SCREENING PROJECT, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
2000 WORKS ON PAPER, Upstairs Gallery, Highways, Santa Monica, CA
COLLABORATIONS, the apocalypse twins (collaboration team with Jill Giegerich) Patricia Correia Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
VIDEO BLOWOUT!, Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA
CELESTIAL DETRITUS, (collaborative installation with Lauren Hartman), the Spurgeon Experience, Santa Ana, CA
COLLABORATIONS, (collaboration with Lauren Hartman), New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
PERSONALS--GOING DUTCH, at the brewery project, Los Angeles, CA and The Sandberg Institute, Hoorn, Holland
A SPOT IN THE MIND, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999 BROADCAST, Eagle Rock Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
THE BIG WAVE, AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998 FUCK YOU, WE PAINT, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
THE BOOK OF LIES, Dirt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, The Living Room, Santa Monica, CA and Fullerton College Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA
NINE LOS ANGELES ABSTRACT ARTISTS, AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
FIVE L A ARTISTS, Edward Giardina Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
SANTA MONICA COLLEGE OF DESIGN, ART & ARCHITECTURE FACULTY EXHIBITION, Gallery 258, Beverly Hills, CA
CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY, PAINTINGS AND WORKS ON PAPER, Shasta College, Reading, CA
1997 THE BOOK OF LIES, Gallery Paradiso, Costa Mesa, CA
TABLE ART, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
THE BIG WAVE, AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1996 SMOGGY ABSTRACTION: RECENT LOS ANGELES PAINTING, Haggerty Museum, Marque!e University, Milwaukee, WI
1996 DOWNTOWN COMES UPTOWN, Gallery 258, Beverly Hills, CA
DIVERSITY OF CONTEMPORARY PAINTING, AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
SMALL QUIRKY ABSTRACTIONS, Harbor College, Los Angeles, CA
GREEN, Factory Place Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
HANGING, Griffin Linton Fine Art, Costa Mesa, CA
1995 SIX ROADS TO ABSTRACTION, Peter Blake Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
1995 MUSES, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
1995 WORKS ON PAPER, Farid Chaib Contemporary Art, Venice, CA
FLOWERS, Boritzer/Gray Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1994 GET BACK, Kohn/Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BIG LITTLES, Boritzer/Gray Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
(AB STRACK’SHUN), William Turner Gallery, Venice, CA
LISA ADAMS/ROD BAER: ALEATORIC CIRCUMSTANCES, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA
DRESSED TO THE NINES, Daniel Maher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
THE WORLD OF CUPS, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
OTHERS AMONG OTHERS, Wierzbowski Gallery, Houston, TX
1994 ARTIST AS VISIONARY, Gallery IV, Los Angeles, CA
INTIMATE IMAGES II, Century Gallery, Sylmar, CA
1993 LEE ARTHUR STUDIO, New York, NY
UNCOOPERATIVE ABSTRACTION, Project Box, Los Angeles, CA
VISUAL VOICES/PERSONAL SYMBOLS, Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
BETWEEN SCULPTURE AND PAINTING, Gallery IV, Los Angeles, CA
THE ELEGANT, THE IRREVERENT AND THE OBSESSIVE: DRAWING IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA and Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
SPATIAL RELATIONS, Lanning Gallery, Houston, TX
ASPECTS OF PAINTING IN LOS ANGELES, College of Creative Studies, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
ALMOST MONOCHROME PAINTINGS, Studio Raid Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1992 LAX, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
A SMALL SHOW, 1539 Welseley, Los Angeles, CA
BRIGHT, 1539 Welseley, Los Angeles, CA
SYMBOLOGY, Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA
GREATEST HITS, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
SMCDAA, Conejo Valley Arts Museum, Thousand Oaks, CA
NEW L.A. ABSTRACTION, College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX
PAINTERLY GESTURE, The Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
INSTINCTS OF INTUITION, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
LISA ADAMS AND KEN HURBERT, Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA
207 W. 5t h Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 • 213.806.7889 • www.cb1gallery.com
RISING STARS OF THE WEST, 5th Street Fine Art Gallery, Reno, NV
BANK SPACE, Randall Sco! Gallery/TBA, Santa Monica, CA
1991 ART CENTRAL, Da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA
OPEN, Angels Gate Cultural Center Gallery, San Pedro, CA
1991 PACIFIC PRINTS, Amfac Plaza Gallery, Honolulu, HI and East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI
SMALL PAINTINGS, Boise State University Gallery, Boise, ID
1990 HEAL THE BAY SURFBOARD INVITATIONAL, James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
PRINTMAKERS ‘90, Artspace Gallery, North Las Vegas, NV
PAINTERS, Opus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
AN EASTERNER’S EYE ON THE WEST, THE COLLECTION OF RYO TSUKIOKA, Daniel Maher Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1989 BEHIND THE PAINTINGS: A STUDY OF LISA ADAMS, collaboration with Rod Baer, Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
SIX ARTISTS, LJ Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
1988 LOS ANGELES ORGANIC ABSTRACTION, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
1987 STAFF AND FACULTY COLLECT, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
1985 SOHO CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTISTS, New York, NY
1984 EAST VILLAGE ARTISTS, Dramatas Personae Gallery, New York, NY
TO THE ASTONISHING HORIZONS, LAVA, ‘84, Los Angeles, CA
CIRRUS CELEBRATES LOS ANGELES ART, Cirrus Gallery, CA
ART FORGERIES, Public Image, New York, NY
YOUNG NEW YORK LANDSCAPE ARTISTS, Cirrus Gallery, CA
1982 RENTAL DIVISION, Art Rental Gallery, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1980 SO CAL ACADEMIA, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
BINGE WORK, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

PUBLIC ART AND SPECIAL PROJECTS

2011-12METRO ORANGE LINE EXTENSION CHATSWORTH STATION, Chatsworth, CA
2011 STUDIO ONLINE VIDEO INTERVIEW, directed by Field Sells,www.pre!yroughandtough.com
2010 ARTIST OF THE MONTH: LISA ADAMS (APRIL), www.bodiesinspace.com, Los Angeles, CA
ATELIER VISIT VIDEO INTERVIEW, with Abel Alejandre, www.ateliervisit.com, Los Angeles, CA
2009 STUDIO ONLINE VIDEO INTERVIEW, directed by Veronica Aberham, www.studioonline.com, Los Angeles, CA
FIRE STATION 64, WATTS, public art project, Los Angeles, CA
MOLLY BARNS ART NEWS (featured guest), KCSN, Northridge, CA
2004 SOUND EXCHANGE (featured guest) hosted by Jay Kugelman, KPFK radio, Los Angeles, CA
2002 WEST VALLEY BRANCH LIBRARY, public art project in collaboration with poet Martha Ronk, Reseda, CA
2001 A ROOM INSIDE A PIE, envelope project organized by Mark Housley, Los Angeles, CA
EVA WU, single channel video
2000 APOCALYPSE TWINS WEBSITE, h!p://www.apoctwins.org
TWO GIRLS PLAY HORSE, (performance with Lauren Hartman), Side Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA
I AM UNARMED, the apocalypse twins (collaboration team with Jill Giegerich), T-shirt project
207 W. 5t h Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013 • 213.806.7889 • www.cb1gallery.com
for the Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Author, FM* (Los Angeles: Peeps Island Press)
JUNIPERO SERRA BUILDING, (text piece) public art project in collaboration with poet Martha Ronk, Los Angeles, CA
1997 THE BOOK OF LIES, (cover design) artist book of multiples produced by Eugenia Butler
1994 ARTBREAKING, (featured guest) hosted by Charlie Finch, WBAI radio, New York, NY
1993 ART CAR, commissioned by BMW of North America for ART/LA 93
1989 WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF (featured painting), Doli!le Theater, LA,CA

 

CURATORIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PROJECTS

2005 THE CURIOS AND THE PROFOUND, 18!h Arts Complex Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004 POWERS OF SEVEN, Melanie Paykos Design Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
MADE IN FORMS, THE WORK OF LEIGH SALGADO, American InterContinental University, Los Angeles, CA
2001 A MATTER OF STRUCTURE, Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA
A BORROWED DAY, exchange show with Luna Gallery, Berlin, Germany and Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA
2000 CRAZY SPACE FOR EXPERIMENTAL ART, co-director, Santa Monica, CA
WEIRD BENT, Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA
LAUREN HARTMAN, GESTHE II, Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA
1999 BLACK MOUNTAIN WEST FIRST ANNUAL STUDENT AND FACULTY EXHIBITION, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1998 COMING AND GOING, Edward Giardina Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
1996 EUROPEAN LIGHT & SPACE, Academy of Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1995 SENIOR JUROR, Los Angeles National Juried Art Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
JUROR, Long Beach Arts Association, Long Beach, CA
1994 OFF BEATS, National Council for Jewish Women, NCJW Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1993 ECCENTRIC ABSTRACTION, Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
1992 DEATH BY CHOCOLATE, The Art Store Gallery, West Los Angeles, CA
1991 RELENTLESS CURIOSITY, Sam Francis Gallery at the Crossroads School for the Arts, Santa Monica, CA


ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE


2010 – 13 DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, Otis College of Art and Design Continuing Education, Los Angeles, CA
2012 PAINTING INSTRUCTOR, Painting Workshop, Idyllwild Arts, Idyllwild, CA
2010 DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, Art Institute Online, Pi!sburgh, PA
2003-10 PAINTING AND DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, CA
2006-07 SENIOR PROJECTS INSTRUCTOR, California State University, Northridge, CA
2005-07 CHAIR, VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT, American InterContinental University, Los Angeles
2005 GUEST LECTURER, Hans Burkhardt Distinguished Lecture Series, California State University, Northridge, CA
GUEST LECTURER, Painting’s Edge, Advanced Painting Workshop, Idyllwild, CA
2004 GUEST LECTURER, Painting’s Edge, Advanced Painting Workshop, Idyllwild, CA
2002-05 DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, American InterContinental University, Los Angeles, CA
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2003 DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
GUEST LECTURER, Painting’s Edge, Advanced Painting Workshop, Idyllwild, CA
2001-03 FOUNDATION INSTRUCTOR, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
1999-01 DRAWING AND PAINTING INSTRUCTOR, University of California, Riverside, CA
1987-03 DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, UCLA Extension Computer Graphics and Graphic Design Program, Los Angeles, CA
1999 MONOPRINT INSTRUCTOR, Otis Evening College, Los Angeles, CA
1990-99 VISUAL ARTS INSTRUCTOR, Santa Monica College of Design, Art and Architecture, Santa Monica, CA
1998 GUEST LECTURER, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
GUEST LECTURER, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
1995-97 DRAWING AND PAINTING INSTRUCTOR, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
1996 GRADUATE SCHOOL PAINTING INSTRUCTOR, Fulbright Senior Scholar, Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1994-95 GRADUATE PAINTING INSTRUCTOR, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
1987-94 DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA
1993 DRAWING INSTRUCTOR, Los Angeles Mission College, Sylmar, CA
1992 PAINTING INSTRUCTOR, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
MONOPRINT INSTRUCTOR, Otis School of Art, Los Angeles, CA
1988 WORKSHOP AND VISITING LECTURER, Woman’s Prison Facilities, Chino, CA
VISITING LECTURER, California State University, Northridge
1987 PAINTING COLLOQUIUM INSTRUCTOR, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
1984 GUEST LECTURER, M.F.A. Program, University of California, Irvine, CA
1983 TEACHING ASSISTANT, for Craig Kauffman at the University of California, Irvine, CA
1981 GUEST LECTURER, Summer Program, Chaffey College, Alta Loma, CA

SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS

2002 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, The Julia and David White Artists’ Colony, Costa Rica
2000 ARTISTS’ RESOURCE FOR COMPLETION GRANT, The Durfee Foundation
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, World Design City, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Sandberg Institute, Hoorn, The Netherlands
1999 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
1997 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Pont Aven, France (not realized)
INSTRUCTOR OF THE YEAR, University of California, Los Angeles Extension
1996 FULBRIGHT PROFFESSIONAL SCHOLAR AWARD TO SLOVENIA
1993 NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS EXCHANGE TO JAPAN, finalist
1992 BRODY ARTS FUND FELLOWSHIP
1991 FULBRIGHT PROFESSIONAL SCHOLAR AWARD, finalist

ORGANIZATIONAL AFFILIATIONS

1999-10 Advisory Board Member, LOS ANGELES ART ASSOCIATION, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA
1988-08 Member, COLLEGE ART ASSOCIATION, New York, NY
1996-03 Member, FULBRIGHT ASSOCIATION, Washington, DC
1998-99 Member, BEYOND BAROQUE, Venice, CA
1994-96 Board Member, SIDE STREET PROJECTS, Santa Monica, CA
1994-96 Board Member, LARABA (Los Angeles River Arts and Business Association). Los Angeles, CA
1992-94 Board Member, DOWNTOWN ARTS PARTNERSHIP, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

EDWARD ALBEE FOUNDATION, Montauk, NY
FREDERICK R. WEISMAN MUSEUM OF ART, Malibu, CA
ARATEX, Burbank, CA
NIPPON STEEL USA INC., Los Angeles, CA
LAGUNA MUSEUM OF ART, Laguna Beach, CA
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL, Sco!sdale, AZ
ELI BROAD, Los Angeles, CA
JOHNSON FAIN PARTNERS, Los Angeles, CA
JEFFERY DANIELS & ASSOC., Los Angeles, CA
SHERATON HOTEL, Yokohama, JAPAN
FREDERICK FISHER & PARTNERS, Santa Monica, CA
TAJIMA CORPORATION, Los Angeles, CA
USSO COMPANY LTD., Tokyo, Japan
HARRAH’S CASINO, Atlantic City, NJ
CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY, Orange, CA
ROUND TRIP LLC, Los Angeles, CA
CAPITOL HILL HYATT, Washington DC
PHILADELPHIA HILTON, Philadelphia, PA

EDUCATION

MFA, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
BA, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany