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Phoebe Adams, American sculptor. Recipient Pennsylvania Council Arts awards, 1982, 84, Guggenheim Sculptor in Residence award, Chesterwood, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 1986; National Endowment Arts fellow, 1986.


Adams, Phoebe was born in 1953 in Greenwich, Connecticut, AMERICAN WOMEN0.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Philadelphia College Art, 1972. Postgraduate, Skowhegan School Painting, Maine, 1977. Master of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Albany, 1978.


  • Other Work

    • Solo shows include Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, 1984, 86, 90, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, 1987, 90, 94, Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, California, 1988, 91, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, 1993. Exhibited in group shows at Sophia's House, Morris Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1983, New Horizons in American Art, Exxon National Exhibit, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, 1985, Sculpture on the Wall, Aldrich Museum Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, 1987, Sculpture Inside/Out (with catalog) Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1988, Works on Paper, 92, Curt Marcus Gallery, New York City, 1993, Process to Presence: Issues in Sculpture 1960-1990, 1992, Les Objects d'artistes: Objects of Domestic Elegence for the Home, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, 1994, Small Sculpture Triennial 1993 (with catalog) Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul, Korea, 1993. Two person exhibit Indiana University Pennsylvania, 1993, Nova Scotia Art and Design, Halifax, 1994, others.

      Works in permanent collections at Solomon R. Guggenheim Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, Brooklyn Museum, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Chicago, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia Museum Art, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York, Prudential Insurance Company, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Harn Museum, Florida, others. Commissions include: Sculpture for outdoor garden, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1988, Intaglio print, Friends of the Philadelphia Museum Art, 1991, sculpture Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, 1993.