Shane McAdams

EDUCATION

MFA Fine-Arts Pratt Institute
BA Art History University of Kansas

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2021 Chromatographs, OS Projects, Racine, WI (solo)
2021 Where in the World, Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2020 Group Show, ZieherSmith, Nashville, TN
2020 CHROMA, Tory Foliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2020 Summer Group Show, Ric Michel Fine Art, East Hampton, NY
2019 ESCHATON, (Curated by Ian Breidenbach,) 1612 Space, Peoria, IL
2019 Milwaukee Influencers, VAR Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2019 Signs of Light, Institutue for Human Creativity, Lake Tahoe, NV
2018 CONVEYOR, YNC SPC, (Curated by Kate Mothes), Brooklyn, NY
2018 Incidental Contact, The Trout Museum of Art, Appleton, WI (solo)
2018 From the Studios, PenArt, Fish Creek, WI
2018 Some thin and Precious Membranes, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR (solo)
2017 Translucent, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, NY
2017 Group Portrait, Unisex Salon, Brooklyn, NY
2017 A Tiny Rivulet in a Distant Forest, (Curated by Michael Velliquette), ArtStart,
Rhinelander, WI
2017 Legacy: Highlights from the Roanoke College’s Permanent Collection, Roanoke
College, VA
2017 Life, Space, and Hallucination, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
2017 The Accidental Landscape, Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI (solo)
2017 Mary Nohl Suitcase Show, Milwaukee College of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI
2017 Manicured Nature, VAR Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
2016 Fault Lines, Gerald Peters Fine Art, New York, NY
2016 Super Natural, (Curated by Karen Patterson), Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
2016 Beat a Path, Make it Fast, James Watrous Gallery, Overture Center For the Arts, Madison, WI (solo)
2016 Exploring Reality, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR
2016 Marian University Faculty Exhibition, Thelma Sadoff Art Center, Fond du Lac, WI
2016 Thomas Riley Studio, Naples, FL
2016 Ballpoint, Sugarlift, Brooklyn, NY
2015 The Devil Within, the Devil Wihout, (Curated by Colette Robbins and Keri Oldham),
Kirk Hopper Fine Art, Dallas, TX
2015 Group Show, Mehta Bell Projects, London, UK
2015 Paintings in Trees, (Curated by Ben LaRocco), The People’s Garden, Brooklyn, NY
2015 45 North, Squared, The Thelma Sadoff Art Center, Fond du Lac, WI
2015 HIGH/LOW/MIDDLE, Museum of Wisconsin Art, Milwaukee, WI
2015 Current Tendencies IV: Topography Transformed, the Haggerty Museum of Art,
Milwaukee, WI
2015 Earth Day, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
2015 Before the Weight can Leave the Air, Thelma Sadoff Art Center, Fond du Lac, WI (solo)
2015 Monster Drawing, Present Works, Milwaukee, WI
2015 Light, Usable Space, (Curated by Nina Bednarski), Milwaukee, WI
2015 Paperazzi 4, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Overwhelming Fornication, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
2014 Odeon Art Fair, with Jon J. McGurk, Bogota Columbia
2014 Scorched Earth, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR (solo)
2014 Lost Worlds, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL
2014 New Paintings, Scream Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2014 Process, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY
2014 Pratt Institute Alumni Exhibition, Steuben Galleries, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Forward 2014, Allis Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
2014 Paperazzi III, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Re-Motivated, Usable Space, Milwaukee, WI
2013 Terra Ingocnita, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Landscape: 2 Views, Iona College, Chapman Gallery, New Rochelle, NY (two-person)
2013 Hand to Earth, Scream Gallery, London, UK
2013 Unhinged, Pierogi, Brooklyn NY
2013 Contemporary Landscapes, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
2013 The Lonely Sea and Sky, Allegra LaViola, New York, NY
2013 In Between Lines, Laundry Lung, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Let’s Talk About Love, Baby, Printed Matter, New York, NY
2013 Paperazzi II, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2013 The Space Between the Stars, Scream Gallery, London, UK
2013 Inside Out, Laundry Lung, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Single Fare, RH Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Bad at Sports, A + D Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012 Summer Snacks, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Down and Out the Rabbit Hole, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
2012 Radiance, (curated by Alvin Goh), ARTISTree, Hong Kong, China
2102 Paperazzi, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2012 The Fair And Open Face Of Heaven, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY
(two-person)
2011 Can’t Hear the Revolution, Kunsthalle Gallapagos, Brooklyn, NY
2011 The Shape of the Problem, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2011 24/7, Lyons Weir Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Synthetic, Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle, WA
2011 Summer Weekend, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
2011 Pratt Alumni Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
2011 Fresh Green Beast, Central Park Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2011 Big Group/Small Works, In Rivers, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Paper Works, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Micro Chasm, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR (solo)
2010 Phantasmorganica, (curated by Danielle Mund), Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Summer Love, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Natural Renditions, (curated by Eric Gleason and Diana Campbell), Marlborough Gallery,
New York, NY
2010 A Separate Peace, McNeil Project Space, New York, NY
2010 Single Fare, (curated by J.P. Roy), 224 Grand, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Midnite Snacks II (curated by Brian Hubble), Chicago, IL
2010 Paper Works, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Home Schooled (curated by Dana Greenidge), Pace University, New York, NY
2009 Sunny Side Up, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
2009 Year Five, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Suck and Blow, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn New York (solo)
2009 Midnite Snacks (curated by Brian Hubble), Ghost Print Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
2008 The Brand New Deal, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
2008 Summer in Chelsea, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY
2007 Brief Encounters, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
2007 The Clay Projects, New York, NY
2007 Untitled Number Something, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
2007 Albright Knox Collector’s Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2006 Unmoved Mover, Denise Bibro Fine Art, New York, NY (solo)
2006 Northbound, Gallery Boreas, Pittsfield, MA
2006 Please Do Not Touch, Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York, NY
2006, We Don’t Need No Mind Control, Jonathan Shorr Gallery, New York, NY
2006, Friends, 163 Carlton, Brooklyn, NY
2006, Project One, Edward Williams Gallery, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Hackensack, NJ
(solo)
2006, Head over Hand: Pushing the Limits of Paint (Catalog), Denise Bibro Fine Art, New
York, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jozwik, Catherine, “Oh so Many Colors”, Urban Milwaukee, January, 2020
“Shane McAdams: Artist Profile” Milwaukee Magazine, February, 2019
Hauer, Sara, “Artist Milks Pens to Create Lansdscapes”, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,
March 2017
Moriarty, Judith, “Journeys, Landscapes, and Bob Dylan at MOWA,” Shepherd Express,
Janurary 2017
“Tom Berenz + Shane McAdams,” Isthmus Magazine, March 2016
Muckian, Michael, “Tom Berens and Shane McAdams Complement and Contrast at Watrous
Gallery”, Wisconsin Gazzette, March 24, 2016
Interview on WORT, Madison, Morning Buzz, April, 2016
Heuston, Laurie, “Exploring Reality at the Schneider Museum of Art,”Medford Mail Tribune”,
January 2016
Minerath, Kat, “Current Tendencies at the Haggerty Museum,” Shepherd Express, July 2015
“Art City Contributors on Current Tendencies”, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 2015
Sutton, Benjamin, “In a Bushwick Park, Paintings are Growing on Trees,” Hyperallergic,
June 2015
Schumacher, Mary Louise, “Artists on Road Trip to Find Lost Avant-Garde”, The Milwaukee
Journal Sentinel, April 19, 2015
“Shane McAdams’ Spilled Ink”, Farenheit Magazine, June 6, 2015
Bell, Ronald, The Ballpointer, December 2014
Voeller, Megan, “Dunedin Fine Arts World and Living Matters”, Creative Loafing, November
2014
Speer, Richard, Willimette Week, April 2014
Shemmerer, Richard, “Scorched Earth”, PDX Art Now Magazine, April 2014
Vogue, Brazil, September 2013
Hand to Earth, Aesthetica Magazine, August 2013
Dirty Laundry Magazine, Issue 2, June 2013
Voynovskaya, Nastia, Hi Fructose, February 2013
Menkes, Susie, “Prints that tell a Story”, The New York Times, September 2012
Nnadi, Chioma, Vogue Magazine, September 2012
Newhall, Edie, The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 2012
Maszilewski, Lynn, “Creative Spaces”, Milk Made, June 2012
Psychology Tomorrow, Vol. 3, 2012
Art and Science Journal, March 2012
Scheifele, Kris, White Hot Magazine, February 2012
Beautiful Decay, February 2012
“Streaking Ink Paintings”, My Modern Metropolis, February 2012
“Shane McAdams Gets Straight to the (ball) Point”, Phaidon, January 2012
LaBarre, Suzanne, Fast Company, December 2011
Kim, Erica, Design Boom, November 2011
Upchurch, Michael, The Seattle Times, July 2011
D.K. Row, The Oregonian, December 2010
Richard Speer, Visual Art Source, The Huffington Post, December 2010
Matt Stangel, “Faking Real”, Portland Mercury, November 2010
R.C. Baker, Village Voice, July 16, 2008
James Kalm, Wagmag, December 2006
Mario Naves, The New York Observer, September 2006
ArtInfo.com featured artist, August 2006
Ken Johnson, “Head Over Hand”, The New York Times, January 2006