March 5 – 18 2021

Marina Adams was born in 1960 in Orange, New Jersey. She received her BFA from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and her MFA from Columbia University in New York, New York.


Adams’ recent solo and group exhibitions include “FOCUS: Marina Adams” at The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas (2020); “25 Years” at Stephen Friedman Gallery in London, United Kingdom (2020); “50th Anniversary Exhibition” at Von Bartha Gallerie in Basel, Switzerland (2020); “Good Pictures” curated by Austin Lee at Deitch Projects in New York, New York (2020); “(Nothing But) Flowers” at Karma in New York, New York (2020); “Spotlight” at Larsen Warner Falsterbo in Stockholm, Sweden (2020); “Painting the Essential: New York, 1980-Present” curated by Chris Martin at Timothy Taylor Gallery in London, United Kingdom (2020, Online Exhibition); “Anemones” at Salon 94 in New York, New York, which was accompanied by her monograph (2019); “SongLines” at The Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack, New York (2019); “The Secret of Greek Grammar” at Larsen Warner in Stockholm, Sweden (2019); “Carry the Bend” at Brennan & Griffin in New York, New York (2018); “Soft Power” at Salon 94 in New York, New York (2017); “A Space for Thought” at Brand New Gallery in Milan, Italy (2017); “Color People” curated by Rashid Johnson at Rental Gallery in East Hampton, New York (2017); “Aspects of Abstraction” at Lisson Gallery in New York, New York (2017); “Vanishing Points” curated by Andrianna Campbell at James Cohan Gallery in New York, New York (2017); “Drawing Island” at The Journal Gallery in Brooklyn, New York (2017); and “Making & Unmaking: An exhibition” curated by Duro Olowu at the Camden Arts Centre in London, United Kingdom (2016).


Marina Adams is a 2016 recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship and received the 2018 Award of Merit Medal for Painting from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.


Her work will be featured in two forthcoming solo exhibitions at Von Bartha in S-chanf, Switzerland (July 2021) and at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, United Kingdom (September 2021).

Adams lives in Manhattan, New York and maintains studios in Brooklyn and Parma, Italy.