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Lisa Kay Adams Edit Profile


Lisa Kay Adams, American artist. Brody Arts Fund fellow, 1992; recipient Fulbright Senior award, 1996; Durfee Arc grantee, 2001. Board directors Side St. Projects, 1994-1995. Member Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions.


Adams, Lisa Kay was born on August 3, 1955 in Bristol, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Charles Joseph Junior and Liese-Lotte (Leiss) Adams.


Student, University Heidelberg, West Germany, 1976;Bachelor, Scripps College, Claremont, California, 1977;Master of Fine Arts, Claremont Graduate School, 1980.


Artist in residence Nordic Institute Contemporary Art, 1999.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited in one-person shows at Newspace, Los Angeles, 1989, 90, 92, 93, Daniel Maher Gallery, Los Angeles, 1991, Century Gallery, Sylmar, California, 1992, William Turner Gallery, Venice, California, 1994, College Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas, 1995, Miller Fine Art, Los Angeles, 1997, Gallery Paradiso, Costa Mesa, California, 1998, New Image Art, Los Angeles, 1999, Crazy Space, Santa Monica, California, 2000, The Living Room, Santa Monica, 2001, Patricia Correa Gallery, Santa Monica, 2002, The Sandbox, Venice, California, 2003, The Office, Huntington Beach, California, 2004, White Box Gallery, Marina del Rey, California, 2005, Lawrence Asher Gallery, 2007, 09. Group shows include Newspace Galleries, University California, Irvine, Soho Center for Visual Arts, New York City, East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, Santa Monica (California) Art Complex, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Lanning Gallery, Houston, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, California, William Turner Gallery, Venice, California, Sandberg Institute, Hoorn, The Netherlands, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, Triple Candie, New York City, Healing Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, Patricia Faure Gallery, Los Angeles. Represented in permanent collections at Aratex, Burbank, California, Laguna Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, California, Nippon Steel United States of America Incorporated, Los Angeles, Sun American, Los Angeles, Disney Corporation, Orlando, Florida.

      Also private collections, Fullerton Museum, San Bernadino, California, Weisman Museum, Malibu, California.


Board directors Side St. Projects, 1994-1995. Member Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions.


Charles Joseph Adams Junior

Liese-Lotte (Leiss) Adams