© 2017

Adam Higgins
Curriculum Vitae
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Education
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2018: MFA Painting, Yale School of Art
2012: B.F.A. Painting, Memphis College of Art
2012: A.I.C.A.D. New York Studio Residency Program
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Solo Exhibitions
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2019: flatfish
Hunter Shaw Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
2016: Big Empty
Gallery Luperca, Nashville, TN
2013: Cloud Castle
Material Art Space, Memphis, TN
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Selected Group Exhibitions
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2018: Heads/ Tails, Next to Nothing, New York NY
Way Out Now, Diane Rosenstein, Los Angeles CA
Wild Seed, Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
2017: Feast: Yale School of Art Second Year Show
Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
2016: MFA ’18
Yale School of Art Green Gallery, New Haven, CT
Pop Up
East Side Project Space, Nashville, TN
2015: Tiny
David Lusk Gallery, Memphis, TN
Burning Down The House
1028 Fairwin Ave., Nashville, TN
68th Annual Student Art Competition (Juried by Phong Bui)
Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN
2014: Ask Me I Can Help
University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN
IT’S A MISTAKE
Glitch, Memphis, TN
2013: Heavy Nothing
Glitch, Memphis, TN
Chronos and Cairos: A Show About Time
Hyde Gallery, Memphis, TN
Material Anthology
Crosstown Arts, Memphis, TN
Hanging Participles
Marshall Arts Gallery, Memphis, TN
2012: Unabridged
Chashama Gallery, New York, NY
Neck Tatt
New York Studio Program, Brooklyn, NY
Dumbo Arts Festival
20 Jay Street, Brooklyn, NY
Spring BFA Exhibition
Main Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN
Chicken Pot Painting
Marshall Arts Gallery, Memphis, TN
New Walls (Paired)
Marshall Arts Gallery, Memphis, TN
2011: Self Made
Blackbird Gallery, Nashville, TN
New Paintings
No Exit Gallery, Memphis, TN
Fall Painting Exhibition
Brode Gallery, Memphis TN
Trolley Night Exhibition
232 Huling Avenue, Memphis, TN
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Bibliography
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2019: New American Painting MFA Annual Issue 141 (2019). Forthcoming.
2016: Joe Nolan, “Crawl Space: November’s First Saturday May Deliver Some of the Year’s Best Work,” Nashville Scene, Nashville, TN, November 3, 2016.
2013: Michael Donahue, “Art Hovers in Clouds,” The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN, June 24, 2013.
2012: Butcher, Dwayne and Adrian Duran. “ArtButcher March 4, 2012 11:57 PM,” ! ArtButcher, 4 March 2012,
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Awards/Honors
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2017: Gamblin Paint Award, Yale School of Art
2015: Graduate Purchase Award, 68th Annual Student Art Competition, Juried by Phong Bui, University of Tennessee, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN
2015: Volshop Award, 68th Annual Student Art Competition, Juried by Phong Bui, University of Tennessee, Ewing Gallery, Knoxville, TN
2012: Magna Cum Laude
Memphis College of Art
2009-2012: Portfolio Merit Scholarship
Memphis College of Art
2009-2012 Deans List
Memphis College of Art
2011-2012: Julie Isenberg Memorial Scholarship
Memphis College of Art
2011-2012: Area Excellence Award in Painting
Memphis College of Art
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Collections
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Fidelity Investments
Permanent collection of the University of Tennessee Knoxville, University Center