Born: Columbus OH

Education

1979 BFA,University of Washington, Seattle WA
1973 BA Honors, Literature,Ohio State University, Columbus OH

Solo Exhibitions

2014 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
2013 Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle
2012 Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle
2011 Arden Gallery, Boston MA
2011 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
2010 Tacoma Art Museum, Where Sky Meets Earth
2010 Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle
2010 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
2009 Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle
2009 Lux Art Institute, Encinitas CA
2009 Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA
2008 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
2008 Arden Gallery, Boston
2006 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
2006 Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle
2005 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
2005 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
2004 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle
2003 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
2002 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle
2001 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
2001 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
2000 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR
2000 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
1999 Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, New York
1999 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
1998 Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale WA
1998 Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle
1997 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR
1996 Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle
1996 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
1995 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR
1994 Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle
1992 Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle
1990 Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle
1990 Sheila Nussbaum Gallery, Millburn NJ
1986 Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle
1986 St. Lawrence University, Canton NY
1984 Albion College, Albion MI

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014 Woodside/Braseth Gallery, Seattle
2014 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
2013 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Miami Basel Art Fair
2013 Best of the Northwest, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA
2013 New Acquisitions, Seattle Public Utilities Collection, Seattle
2013 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Expo Chicago
2012 Arden Gallery, Boston
2011 Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA
2011 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR
2011 Forre Fine Art, Aspen CO
2011 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
2010 Art in Embassies Program: New Dehli, US State Department
2010 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Chicago Art Fair
2009 Museum of NW Art, La Conner WA
2009 Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Quebec
2009 Gage Academy of Art, Seattle WA
2008  Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Chicago Art Fair
2008 Friesen Fine Art, Seattle
2008 Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Quebec, Art Palm Beach
2007 Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Quebec
2007 Somerville/Manning Gallery, Greenville DE, US Artists
2007 Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Quebec, Art Toronto
2007 Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA, The 8th Northwest Biennial
2006 Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Quebec, ArtToronto
2006 Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Quebec
2006 Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco
2006 David Klein Gallery, Birmingham MI
2005 Winston Wachter Fine Art, New York
2005 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle
2004 Tacoma Art Museum. Tacoma WA
2004 Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle
2004 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
2004 Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA
2004 Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Lewis and Clark Territory
2004 Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings MT, Lewis and Clark Territory
2004 Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, Lewis and Clark Territory
2004 Evanston Art Center, Evanston IL
2004 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
2003 Western Washington University, Bellingham WA
2003 Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA
2002 Holter Museum of Art, Helena MT
2002 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Chicago Art Fair
2001 Frye Art Museum, Seattle
2001 Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, New York, Chicago Art Fair
2001 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, Chicago Art Fair
2001 Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago
2000 Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Landscape Dialogue
2000 Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, New York, San Francisco International Art Exhibition
2000 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR, San Francisco International Art Exhibition
2000 Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Shifting Ground
2000 Winston Wächter Fine Art, Seattle
2000 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
1999 San Francisco International Art Exhibition, San Francisco CA, Elizabeth Leach Gallery
1999 Winston Wächter Mayer Fine Art, New York
1999 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
1999 Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham WA, From Here to the Horizon
1998 Winston Wächter Fine Art, New York
1998 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR, San Francisco International Art Exhibition
1998 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
1997 Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA, Northwest Biennial
1997 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR, Art Santa Fe International Artfair
1997 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
1997 Coplan Gallery, Boca Raton FL
1997 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID, Seattle Artfair
1997 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR, Seattle Artfair
1996 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR
1996 University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene OR, Open Skies
1996 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR, Chicago Artfair
1995 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID, Seattle Artfair
1995 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR, Seattle Artfair
1995 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
1995 Ledbetter/Lusk Gallery, Memphis TN
1995 Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA, Northwest Biennial
1995 Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle
1995 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID, Seattle Artfair
1995 Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle, Seattle Artfair
1995 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID, Triton Contemporary Artfair
1994 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR
1994 Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID
1994 Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle
1993 Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland OR
1993 Grover/Thurston Gallery, Seattle
1991 American Art in Embassies Program, Lima Peru
1989 Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham WA, NW International Art Exhibition
1987 State University of New York, Potsdam NY
1986 University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI
1983 University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA
1980 Davidson Gallery, Seattle

The Silent Hour

Residencies

2009  Lux Art Institute, Encinitas CA (with solo exhibition)
2002  Experimental Workshop, Emeryville CA
2000  Experimental Workshop, Emeryville CA

Selected Collections

Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle
Harborview Medical Center, Seattle
Seattle University, Seattle
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma WA
Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner WA
Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids MI
Boeing Corporate Headquarters, Chicago
Allen Foundation for the Arts, Seattle
Nordstrom Corporation, nationwide
U.S. Dept. of State, Washington D.C.
U.S. Embassy, U.S. Dept. of State, New Dehli, India
U.S. Embassy, U.S. Dept. of State, Lima, Peru
Zymogenetics, Seattle
University Club, Portland OR
Port of Seattle, Seattle
SAFECO Insurance, Seattle
City of Chicago, Chicago
Bank of America Corporation
FDIC, Chicago
US Bank, Portland OR
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI
Whatcom Community College, Bellingham WA
Washington State Public Schools, Seattle
Providence Hospital, Seattle
Swedish Hospital, Seattle
University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle
WRQ, Seattle
Kaiser Permanente, Portland OR
Collins Foundation, Portland OR
American Airlines, San Francisco CA
Texaco, White Plains NY
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas NV

Publications

2014 “Victoria Adams: Skies for a New Frontier,” American Art Collector, July
2013 100 Artists of the Pacific Northwest, Schiffer Publications
2013 Tacoma Art Museum, Selected Works from the Northwest Art Permanent Collection
2012 Seattle Times, Arts and Entertainment Highlights, June 24, reproduction
2010 Hushka, Rock, “Magnificent Solitude,” Where Sky Meets Earth: The Luminous Landscapes of Victoria Adams,” catalogue essay, Tacoma Art Museum
2010 Bahr, Bob, American Artist, “Landscapes: From Top to Bottom,” Nov.
2010 Davis, Catherine Lee, “Saladino in Soho,” Veranda Magazine, Feb.
2009 Pincus, Robert, San Diego Union-Tribune, “Differing Visions,” May 7
2008 Leggio, Gail, American Arts Quarterly, Fall, “Art and Likeness: Realism in the Galleries”
2008 Shaw, Reesey, Updraft,Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID, catalogue essay
2008 Rose, Joshua, American Art Collector, November
2007Savannah Chic,” Traditional Home, November
2007 Hushka, Rock, The 8th Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum, catalogue essay
2007 Rose, Joshua, American Art Collector, January
2006 Rose, Joshua, American Art Collector, April
2004 Sawahata, Lesa, “Gold Standard,” Seattle Homes and Lifestyles, Feb.
2004 Hushka, Rock, Building Tradition: Gifts in Honor of the Northwest Art Collection, catalogue essay, Tacoma Art Museum
2004 Hushka, Rock, “Tis Nothing But What True Is:Traces of the Legacy of Lewis and Clark in Contemporary Art,” Lewis and Clark Territory: Contemporary Artists Revisit Place, Race, and Memory, catalogue essay, Tacoma Art Museum
2003 Metropolitan Home, July/August
2002 Gangelhoff, Bonnie, “Up, Down, and All Around: Six Western Painters,” Southwest Art, February
2001 Glowen, Ron, “Northwest Representational Art,” Northwest Views: Selections from the Safeco Collection. Frye Art Museum, Seattle
2001 Hawkins, Margaret, exhibition review, Chicago Sun-Times, 12/14
2001 Durr-Albert, Stacy, “Fantasy Island,” Timber Homes Illustrated, October
2001 Howard, Rhonda Lane, “Preserving Desire: Neo-Romantic Views,” Terrains, Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum ID(exhibition catalog)
2001 Howard, Rhonda Lane, “New Frontiers: Secondhand Landscape,” Shifting Ground: Transformed Views of the American Landscape, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle
2001 Johnson, Ken, “New and Noteworthy, Victoria Adams,” New York Times, 6/25
1997 New American Painting, Pacific Coast Ed., Juror: Clare Bell, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Guggenheim Museum
1997 Women Artists, San Raphael, CA: Cedco Publishing
1996 Updike, Robin, “Luminous Landscapes,” Seattle Times, 7/12
1995 New American Painting, Western Ed., Juror: Charlotta Kotik, Curator of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum
1995 Updike, Robin, “The Land: Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum,” Seattle Times
1995 Glowen, Ron, “The Land: Northwest Biennial, Tacoma Art Museum,” Everett Herald
1991 Contemporary American Women Artists, San Raphael, CA: Cedco Publishing
1991 Willow Springs, No. 29, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA