Stephen Adams

Dallas, Texas, January 2, 1952

Rice University, Houston, B.F.A., 1978
Rice University, Houston, B.A., 1977

One and Two Person Exhibitions

Ellio Fine Art, Houston, Texas, September, 2023, two person show with Davey Eldridge
Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon, August 2022, two-person show with Robert Elon
Waterstone Gallery, "Rain", Portland, Oregon, August, 2019, two person show with Shu-Ju Wang
Gremillion & Co. Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, December, 2017, two-person show with sculptor James Perry
Waterstone Gallery, "Intimacies", Portland, Oregon, July 2017
Justice Center Art Window, Portland, Oregon, October, 2015
Waterstone Gallery, "Fragility, Imperfection, and Reslience", Portland, Oregon, November 2013
Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc., "The Serpent in the Golden Rectangle", Dallas, Texas, January, 2013
Springbox Gallery, "The Serpent in the Golden Rectangle", Portland, Oregon, June, 2012
Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc. Houston, Texas, February 2011
    (several Adams pieces included in Fernando Casas' one-man show, "Nature on the Very Verge")
Springbox Gallery, Portland, Oregon, July, 2009
Penny Cerling Etching Studio, Houston, March, 1993
Taylor Contemporanea Fine Arts, Hot Springs, Arkansas, October, 1992
Toni Jones Gallery, Houston, November- December, 1987
Art League of Houston, (two-person show with Carolyn Florek), 1987
Toni Jones Gallery, (two-person exhibition with Fernando Casas), Houston, 1980
Rice University, Department of Fine Arts, Houston, 1973

Group Exhibitions

Portland Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, Group Shows, 2016-2023
Waterstone Gallery, Group Shows, 2016-2023
Portland Printmaking Now, Waterstone Gallery, March, 2016
22nd Annual Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oreogn, November 6-8, 2015
"Una Voce Fra Le Voci", Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon, February 2015
The Art of the Alphabet, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon, December 2014
PAPER: an invitational exhibition of artworks on, of, or about paper, Waterstone Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2014
21st Annual Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon, November  7-9, 2014
20th Annual Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon, November 2-3, 2013
Waterstone Gallery, "What's Next", Group Show, Portland, Oregon, February, 2013
Various group exhibitions with gallery artists, Springbox Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 2007-2012
Cascade AIDS Project Art Event, Portland, Oregon, April 2011
Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc., Dallas, Texas, September 2010
“Waste Not” Benefit for SCRAP and Disjecta, Portland, Oregon, 2006
Aries Gallery, Houston, group show, 1990
Little Egypt Enterprises, Houston, 1988
Fundacion Emusa, La Paz, Bolivia, 1986
Toni Jones Gallery, "Gallery Artists", 1985
Midtown Art Center, Houston, 1983
Midtown Art Center, "Midtown Art Center Premier Event", Houston, 1982
Toni Jones Gallery, "Gallery Artists Exhibition", Houston, 1983
Harris Gallery, "Prints by Little Egypt Enterprises", 1982
Moody Gallery, "Prints by Little Egypt Enterprises", Houston, 1980
Toni Jones Gallery, "Group Conscience",Houston, 1980
Deutser Art Gallery, Jewish Community Center, Houston, 1979
Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Texas, "Houston Area Exhibition", 1977
Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, Houston, 1974

Five-painting commission, Baker World Trade, Inc., Houston, 1979

Second Prize, 15th Annual Juried Art Exhihition, Jewish Community Center of Houston, Deutser Art Gallery, 1979


Portland Art Dealers Association, Enlightened Hive featured in email invitation to First Thursday, March 7, 2013, PADA email jpg
DG Design Guide, January 15, 2013, Gremillion & Co. Fine Art to Host Opening Reception and Exhibition for The Serpent in the Golden Rectangle. DG Online
The Joinery Blog, "Scrap Becomes Art", September 29, 2012,
Foley, Margaret, "Sculpture as Juxtaposition", Oregon Home, June, 2008
Sussman, M. Hal, "Journey Beyond Modernism," Art Scene, November/December, 1980.
Sussman, M. Hal, "Profile of Steve Adams” Art Voices South, September/October, 1980
Tennant, Donna, "Restoring Art to the People," The Houston Chronicle, Zest Magazine, October 16, 1980
Houston Chronicle, November 5, 1983

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