b. Seattle, Washington
2004 MFA University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
2001 Tamarind Master Printer, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM.
1994 BA, Art and Anthropology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA.
current Assistant Professor of Art at Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
2014 Erika Adams; New Work, FOFA gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.
2012 All the little Words, Green Plum Press and Gallery, Spruce Pine, NC.
TransAtlantic Fun-O-Pack, Edinburgh College of Art, UK.
Heavy Hitters, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX and Peveto Gallery, Houston, TX
2011 A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Gray Gallery, School of Art and Design, East Carolina University, NC
Atlanta Print Biennial International, Kennesaw, GA.
New Prints Autumn/2011, International Print Center, NY
Erika Adams, Gallery at The Arts Research Collaborative @Printer on Prescott, Lowell, MA.
Printmaking and the Mundane, SCGInternational, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
2010 I have been missing you*, Erika Adams, Muskat Studios, Somerville, MA.
New Prints Winter/2010, International Print Center, NY and Philadelphia PA.
Collections of Evidence, Zygote Gallery, Cleveland, OH.
NPrint, SCA Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM.
National Printmaking Exhibition, SLU Gallery, Hammond, LA.
A Survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Print Summit, Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC.
2009 Mean Birds and Blue Butterflies,* Grub Street Gallery, Boston, MA.
Off the Wall, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA.
Dual Action, New England Faculty Print Invitational Wellesley College, Jewett Gallery, Wellesley, MA.
Word-Body-Play, work by Erika Adams and John Schulz, Grub Street Gallery, Boston, MA.
The Stream of International Prints, Hongik Univesity, Korea.
Hand Made Prints: An Exhibition of Artist-Pulled Multiples, Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL.
2008 The Desire for Meaning in Phenomena; New Work by Erika Adams, Doris Ulmann Galleries, Berea College, Berea, KY.
Event Horizon, School at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, www.event---horizon.com/contributors.html
Monotype Guild of New England National Exhibition, Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA.
Big Stuff, University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
2007 19th National Exhibition, L.A. Printmaking Society, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA.
The Desire for Meaning in Phenomena; New Work by Erika Adams,The Kitchenette, Phoenix, AZ
Boston Printmakers 2007 North American Print Biennial, 808 Gallery, Boston University, MA.
Atlanta Printmakers Studio Juried Show, Swan Gallery, Atlanta,GA.
2006 American Impressions: Contemporary American Printmaking 2006, Ben Shahn Gallery, William Paterson Univ., Wayne, NJ.
CSU Faculty Exhibition, Georgia Perimeter College, Atlanta, GA.
Coupling, Rosenberg Gallery, New York University, New York, NY.
2005 19th Parkside National Small Print Exhibition, Univ. of Wisconsin, Kenosha, WI.
Friends of Art 3rd Annual Juried Photography Exhibition, River Center, Columbus, GA
Current, Traveling Outdoor Video Exhibition, Portland Oregon.
Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas.
American Impressions: Contemporary American Printmaking Exhibition, (purchase prize) Ben Shahn Gallery, New Jersey.
Faculty Exhibition, The Gallery at Fine Arts Hall, Columbus, GA.
New Media Caucus Video Screening, College Art Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.
2004 Constructed Realities: The Influence of Science and engineering in Contemporary American Art, Hammond, LA.
Migration, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
Albuquerque Contemporary, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM.
Through The Night Softly, Projected video works, Walls Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
The Dreams of Pavlov’s Dog, Art Student Association Gallery, Albuquerque, NM.
workshops, residencies and grants
2012 Artist in Residence, Djerassi, Woodside California
Artist in Residence, Smokey Road Press, Winterville, Georgia.
Master Printer, P.R.I.N.T. Press, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
Master Printer, Penland School for Crafts, Penland, North Carolina.
Artist in Residence, Penland School for Crafts, Penland, North Carolina.
2010 Two week Workshop, Stone Lithography, Penland, South Carolina.
Visiting Artist, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
MIT/Sloan workshop with MBA students.
2009 About SGC, talk at Print Dialog Day, University of West Georgia.
Artist in Residence, Franz Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium.
Guest Lecture, Pronto Plates, Massachusettes College of Art.
Guest Master Printer, Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop
2008 Franz Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium.
2007 Public Lecture entitled, ““Wrestle: Grappling with Art, Poetry and Collaboration”, Columbus
State University, Columbus, GA.
Public Lecture in Printmaking class, University of Georgia, Athens.
Faculty Development Grant, Columbus State University, Summer.
2006 Public Demonstration of Chine Collé, Print Dialog Day, UT Chattanooga.
Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, summer, artist grant.
2005 Faculty Development Grant, Columbus State University, Summer.
Faculty Development Grant, Columbus State University, Spring.
2004 Artist in Residence, Hall Farm Center for the Arts, Townsend, Vermont.
2008-2011 Editor of Graphic Impressions, newsletter of SGCInternational.
2012 Would, a book of 10 poems by Brooks Wright and 10 images by Erika Adams, Eating Dog Press.
Just Before Dawn, poem and images by Erika Adams, Eating Dog Press.
Pickles I have known, stories and images by Erika Adams, Eating Dog Press.
2011 A survey of Contemporary Printmaking, Catalog
2010 Flat Track, silkscreen book of Roller Derby Girls, Eating Dog Press.
Printeresting.org, image citation.
2009 Draft, a book of stories and pictures by Erika Adams, Eating Dog Press.
2008 Graphic Impressions, image citation, winter issue.
2007 Publication of Wrestle, a hand printed book (ed.50) of poems and images by Poet Nick Norwood and myself.
Graphic Impressions, review of Eye on Europe: Prints, Books and Multiples from 1960-now, summer issue.
Graphic Impressions, cover image, summer issue.
2006 Arden, Literary and Art Magazine, Columbus State University, image citation.
2005 Impact, Columbus State University Magazine, exhibition announcement, Jan.
Focus, Greg Muraski, Exhibition article, fall.
Impact, wrote article about New York Interdisciplinary Arts class, Sept.
Impact, Greg Muraski, Exhibition article about curated show, Nov.
2004 Daily Lobo, University of New Mexico paper, “Takin’ it to the street”, 4/8/04
Jon Carver, “Critical Reflections” THE, July.
Impact, Exhibition photograph published, Dec.
2003 Stone Lithography, Paul Croft, Watson-Guptill publications, image citation.
2013 Rhymes with Kittens, Mouseprint Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec.
2012 Soft Science, Illges Gallery, Columbus State University, GA.
2009 Soft Science, Second Floor Exhibition Cases, SMFA
IDEAS09, Juried show of digital and electronic works.
2008 Print + Making, School at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.
2005 Conduit: Mapping the Connections Between Art and Science, Fine Arts Hall Gallery, Columbus State University, GA
University of North Texas Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collection
Yale University Library
University of California, Santa Cruz Library
Poet’s House, New York City
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque Library, University Art Museum
Princeton University Library, Princeton, New Jersey
Wells Book Arts Center, Aurora, New York
School at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Southwest Writers Collection, Texas State University
Virginia Piper Center for Creative Writing, Tempe, Arizona
Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia
Schwob Memorial Library, Columbus State University
Franz Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium
Bodleian Library, Oxford University, Oxford, England