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Dennis Paul Adams, American artist. National Education Association fellowship grantee, 1984, 88, 95; recipient Visual Artists Project award New York State Council on Arts, 1984, New York Foundation Arts fellowship, 2004. Board governors New York Foundation for Arts, New York City, 1989-1992.

Background

Adams, Dennis Paul was born on November 15, 1948 in Des Moines. Son of Paul Thomas Adams and Stella Vernita (Kirkland) MacGregor.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drake University, 1969. Master of Fine Arts, Tyler School Art, Philadelphia, 1971.

Career

Associate professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1996-1999, professor, director visual arts program, 1999—2001. Professor Cooper Union, since 2002, dean, 2004—2005. Visiting professor Parsons School, New York City, 1990-1999, Cooper Union, New York City, 1988-1990, Ecole Des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1992, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, since 1992, Akademie Der Bildenden Künste, Munich, 1993-1994, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, since 1994.

Assistant professor Tyler School Art, 1976, Ohio School Art, Athens, 1972-1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include de Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1988, The Clocktower, New York City, 1988, Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels, 1989, John Weber Gallery, New York City, 1989, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, 1990, Kent Fine Art, New York City, 1990, Hirschhorn Museum, Washington, 1990, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1991, Fundacio la Caixa, Barcelona, Spain, 1992, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany, 1993, Muhka, Antwerpen, 1994, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 1994, Queens Museum, New York City, 1996, Kent Fine Art, 1997, Galerie, Gabrieele Maubrie, Paris, Museum Contemporary Art, Zagreb, 1999, Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam, 2000, 13 Quai Voltaire, Paris, 2000, Museum Contemporary Art, Baltimore, 2001, Kent Gallery, New York City, 2002, 2005, Pabellon Villanueva Royal Botanical Garden, Madrid, 2004, Mies Van Der Rome Pavillion, Barcelona, 2004, Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, 2004. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Board governors New York Foundation for Arts, New York City, 1989-1992.

Connections

1 child, Todd Dennis Haffner. Married Jody Rodman Walker, October 8, 1981. 1 child, Jack Walker Adams.

father:
Paul Thomas Adams MacGregor

mother:
Stella Vernita (Kirkland) MacGregor

spouse:
Jody Rodman Walker

children:
Todd Dennis Haffner Adams

Jack Walker Adams