Lisa Adams is a painter and public artist who lives and works in
California. Adams graduated with a B.A. in Painting from
College in Claremont, California and received her M.F.A.
from the Claremont Graduate University.
She is the recipient of a Fulbright
Professional Scholar Award, a Brody Arts Fund Fellowship and a
ARC Grant. Her work is in the
collections of Eli Broad
, The Frederick R.
]] and the Laguna Museum of Art
taught in many reputed 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 Los Angeles.
In addition to her practice as an artist, Adams works as an
independent curator, who in 2000, co-founded Crazy Space
, an alternative exhibition space, in
Santa Monica. She is also the author of FM*
, (Peeps Island
Press, 1999) a How To book about painting, based on her teachings
at the Santa
Monica College of Design, Art and Architecture
Lisa Adams has been an artist-in-residence in Slovenia, Finland,
Japan, Holland and Costa Rica. Her work has been exhibited
nationally and internationally. She was also commission by BMW
of North America to paint an ArtCar
. She has been included in A Day in the
Life of the American Woman
, Bullfinch Press
, 2005, and is currently
working on a public art commission for the new Fire Station No.
Some of her works are A Mechanism of Harbingers
The Probability of Imminent Events
2008, and Is That A
2007. Currently she is represented by Lawrence Asher
Gallery in Los Angeles and Michael Rosenthal Contemporary Art in
did an extensive interview with the
artist in June 2009
Youtube interview with the artist