Education

2014  MFA New York Academy of Art, New York, NY          

2010  Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2005  BFA Cum Laude, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Exhibitions     * Solo denoted with an asterisk

2018                Future Stories / The Intercontinental / NYC (Forthcoming)
                         Scholars Exhibition / Salmagundi Club / NYC
2017                Latent Content Analysis / The Lodge Gallery / NYC
                         Take Home A Nude / Sotheby’s / NYC

                         Inside Out / Art New York Context Fair / Pier 94 / NYC

                         The Time is Now / Chesterfield Gallery / NYC
                         The Power of Silence / Art Lines Gallery / NJ
                         Five by Seven / Kleinert James Art Center / Woodstock / NY
                         Thumb Box Exhibition / Salmagundi Club / NYC
                         Scholars Exhibition / Salmagundi Club / NYC
                         Deck the Walls / Wilkinson Gallery / NYC
                         Single Fare 4 / The Highline Stages / NYC
                         Palette / Abend Gallery / Denver / CO Summer Ex / Flowers Gallery Chelsea / NYC
                         Fresh AiR / Kleinert James Art Center / Woodstock / NY
                         Tribeca Ball Honoring Will Cotton / New York Academy of Art / NYC
                         Book Ends / Herter Art Gallery / Amherst / MA
                         All Hollow’s Eve / Carrillo Studios / NYC
2016                Picturing the Unprintable / Flux Factory / NYC
                         Inaugural Exhibit / The Museum of Ice Cream / NYC
                         Point of Origin / The Lodge Gallery / NYC
                         THAN Auction / Sotheby’s / NYC
                         5 by 7 / Kleinert James Art Center / Woodstock / NY
                         Summer Exhibition / Flowers Gallery Chelsea / NYC
                         Junior Scholars Exhibition / Salmagundi Club / NYC
                         Left Right Brain / New York Academy of Art / NYC
                         AIR Open Studios / Byrdcliffe Guild / Woodstock / NY

2014                Behind the Curtain / Mark Miller Gallery / NYC

                         Juniors / Denise Bibro Gallery / NYC

                         Voyeur / Lyons Wier Gallery / NYC

                         Summer Exhibition / Flowers Gallery / NYC

                         MFA Thesis Exhibition / Wilkinson Gallery / NYC

                         Tribeca Ball / New York Academy of Art / NYC

                         Open Studios / New York Academy of Art / NYC

                         Small is Beautiful / Flowers Gallery / NYC

                         China Exhibition / New York Academy of Art / NYC

2013                Take Home A Nude Auction / Sotheby’s / NYC

                         Mutual Interest / Shanghai University College of Fine Arts / Shanghai / China

                         Juniors Exhibition / Mehu Gallery / NYC

                         Tribeca Ball / New York Academy of Art / NYC

                         Single Fair 3 / RH Gallery / NYC

                         Spaces / New York Academy of Art / NYC

2012                Summer Exhibition / SCNY / NYC

                         Heads / New York Academy of Art  / NYC

                         The Drawing Room / Milavec Hakimi Gallery / NYC

                         Junior Scholar Exhibition / Salmagundi Club / NYC

2011                The Barn to the Big Apple / Herter Art Gallery / Amherst MA

                         Salmagundi Club Summer Potpourri Show / Salmagundi Club / NYC

                         Salmagundi Junior Scholar  Exhibition / Salmagundi Club / NYC

2010                 Winter Solstice / Forum Gallery at Cranbrook / Bloomfield Hills MI

                         Studios / Cranbrook Academy of Art / Bloomfield Hills MI

                         Open Views / VSC Barbara White Fishman Building / Johnson VT

                         The Poetry of Space / Artana Gallery / Boston MA

2008              * James Adelman: Unresolved / Gallery 51 NJ

2008                 A Little Night Art II / Montclair Arts Council NJ

                         Spring Group Exhibition / Gallery 51 NJ

2007                 S.O.S: Shelter Our Sisters / Bobbi Brown Studios / Montclair NJ

2006              * James Adelman: Paintings in Three Styles / Gallery 51 / Montclair NJ

2005              * James Adelman: Recent Work / Augusta Savage Gallery / Amherst MA

2005                Open Studios at the Barn / The Art Barn / Amherst MA

                         Junior/Senior Award Show / Herter Art Gallery / Amherst MA

2004                Drawings from the Five Colleges / Eli Marsh Gallery / Amherst MA

                         Art Show Amherst / Amherst Common / Amherst MA

                         Junior/Senior Award Show / Herter Art Gallery / Amherst MA

2002                Works From La Chateau de la Napoule / Herter Art Gallery / Amherst MA

                         Beginnings / Herter Art Gallery / Amherst MA

Awards, Honors, Residencies

2018                  President’s Award / Salmagundi Club / NYC

2017                  Pollack-Krasner Foundation Byrdcliffe Residency Funding

                           Deanne Keller Memorial Award / Salmagundi Club / NYC

                           Alumni Host Committee Appointee / New York Academy of Art / NYC

                           Panel Discussion / The Lodge Gallery / NYC

                           Panel Discussion / Kleinert James Art Center / Woodstock / NY

                           Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence Fellowship / Woodstock / NY

                           Acquired to Permanent Collection of the Salmagundi Club

2016                  Pollack-Krasner Foundation Residency Funding

                           Panel Discussion / The Lodge Gallery / NYC

                           Work Featured in Vogue Magazine

                           President’s Award / Salmagundi Club / NYC

                           Artist’s Talk / Flowers Gallery / NYC

                           Brydcliffe Artist in Residence Fellowship / Woodstock / NY

2015                  Pollack-Krasner Foundation Residency Funding

                           Brydcliffe Artist in Residence Fellowship / Woodstock / NY

                           Nominee for New York Academy of Art’s Scotland Residency

2013                  University of Shanghai & Central Academy of Fine Arts Residency / Shanghai & Beijing / China

2012                  Junius Allen Memorial Award presented at the Salmagundi Club / NYC

2010                  Vermont Studio Center Fellowship and Residency / Johnson / VT

                           Artist’s Talk and Slide Presentation at the Vermont Studio Center / Johnson / VT

2010-2015        Salmagundi Club Scholarship Member / NYC

2002                  La Chateau de la Napoule Artist Residency / Mandelieu-La Napoule / France

        

Academic Awards and Honors

2014-2013        Posey Foundation Scholarship for Graduate Study

                           New York Academy of Art Exhibitions Scholarship

                           New York Academy of Art Merit Scholarship

2013-2012        Posey Foundation Scholarship for Graduate Study       

                           New York Academy of Art Merit Scholarship

2010                  Cranbrook Academy of Art Merit Scholarship

2005                  Graduated Cum Laude

                           Department of Art External Jury Award for Excellence

                           Department of Art Internal Jury Award for Excellence

                           Awarded Dean’s List six out of eight semesters

                           Selected to represent UMass in the Five Colleges Advanced Drawing Seminar

                           Selected to represent the UMass 2D area during Homecoming Celebrations

                           Department of Art External Jury Award for Excellence

                           Department of Art Internal Jury Award for Excellence

2003                  Inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society

2002                  Inducted to the Alpha Lambda Delta Honors Fraternity

                           Chancellor’s Award and Scholarship

        

Related Employment

Present-2014   Studio Assistant for artist Mark Tansey          

2016                  Graduate Painting Teaching Assistant for artist Inka Essenhigh, NYC

2015                  Graduate Painting Teaching Assistant for artist Bernardo Siciliano, NYC

2016-2014        Lead Preparator at Flowers Gallery New York, NYC

2014-2013        Preparator at the New York Academy of Art, NYC

2013-2011        Field Services Specialist Crozier Fine Arts, NYC


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