Wayne Adams is a Brooklyn-based artist who received his B.F.A. from Calvin College and M.F.A. from Washington University in St. Louis in 2000. Adams has exhibited throughout the Midwest, New York and Vienna, Austria. Recent shows include, “Wayne Adams: New Work” Union University Art Gallery (2011), “Control Alt Delete” HKJB, Brooklyn, NY (2011), “Adams | Miracle” STOREFRONT Gallery, NY (2010), and “The Strange Place” Alogon Gallery, Chicago (2008).
He has written numerous articles for publications such as: Image: A Journal of the Arts and Religion, Comment Magazine, and The Curator. Adams has taught on subjects from Design and Social Responsibility to Art History at institutions throughout New York City, including, Parsons: The New School for Design, Nyack College, and The International Center of Photography. http://vimeo.com/20789931
I am interested in painting as a lens through which to reconcile my perception of the corporeal world with intangible notions of intense human emotion, experience and meaning. It is an understanding of art as a treatise on human nature—the practice of making art as a means of making one more human.