Solo Exhibitions
2018: Light Switch, solo exhibition, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York 
2016: Nature Dress, solo exhibition John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York 
2014: Yura Adams, solo exhibition, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York 
2012: Yura Adams, solo exhibition, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York 
2010: The Walking Project, solo exhibition, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York
2010: The Walking Project, installation of  paintings on the streets of Athens, New York
2009: Painted Globes, Cupboards and Roses, Sheffield Massachusetts 
2008: Yura Adams, solo exhibition, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York 
2006: Yura Adams, solo exhibition, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, New York 
2003: Yura Adams, Northpointe Gallery, Kinderhook, New York
1984: New Museum Window Installation, New York City, New York
1984: The City is a Woman, Chicago Book Arts, window installation, New York, New York
1983: Solo Exhibition, FOTO Gallery, New York, New York          
1983: Solo Exhibition, Sioux City Art Museum, Sioux City, Iowa
1982: Solo Exhibition, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut
1982: Solo Exhibition, FOTO Gallery, New York, New York          
1978: Solo Exhibition, FOTO Gallery, New York, New York          
 
Residencies, Awards and Grants
2017: Berkshire Taconic Foundation Grant, Martha Boschen Porter Fund 
2017: Commission, Tigertail Miami, Florida. Fire Gods Headdresses: Vizcaya performance 
2016: C Scape Dune Shacks Artist Residency,Provincetown, Massachusetts
2015: Artist in Residence, Trustees of Reservations, Naumkeag, Massachusetts
2011: President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching,Columbia-Greene Community College  
2010: Individual Artist Grant,New York State Council on the Arts DEC Program           
2009: New York Foundation of the Arts,Mark Program Award 
2008: New York Foundation of the Arts, Strategic Opportunities Grant              
2003: Twin Counties Cultural Fund Grant,Columbia-Greene Community College & Greene County Council on the Arts
2001: Twin Counties Cultural Fund Grant,Shakespeare on the Hudson & Greene County Council on Arts
1985: National Endowment of the Arts, New GenresIndividual Artist Grant 
1984: Individual Artist Grant and Residency, Public Access Synthesizer Studio New York, New York
 
Group Exhibitions
2017: Taconic North, LABspace Hillsdale, New York
2017: A Declaration of Sentiments, Athens Cultural Center, Athens, New York
2016: Freaking the Norm, Dorchester Art Project by Olympia, Boston, Massachusetts
2016: Cowgirls No. 5, Brik Gallery, Catskill, New York
2016: Down the Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, New York
2016: Small Works, Mishkin Gallery Baruch College
2015: Gardens Reimagined, Naumkeag, Massachusetts
2015: Sideshow Nation Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, New York
2014: The Brain, New York Hall of Science, Queens, New York
2014: Shifting Ecologies, Painting Center, New York City, New York
2013: NYFA Mark Artists, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York
2012: Die Formeister, Gallery 51, North Adams, Massachusetts
2012: Cowgirls of the Hudson Valley, Brik Gallery, Catskill, New York 
2012: Fifteen Minutes, June Kelly Gallery, New York City
2011: Fifteen Minutes, Metropolitan Museum of Art Print Mezzanine, NYC, New York
2011: Fifteen Minutes, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
2011: Fifteen Minutes, Pollock Krasner House, East Hampton, New York           
2010: Cowgirls of the Hudson Valley, Brik Gallery, Catskill, New York 
2010: Thompson/Giroux Gallery, West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
2009: Three Person Show, Storefront Gallery, Pittsfield, Mass 
2008: Water, New Marborough Meeting House, New Marlborough, Massachusetts        
2007: Three Person Show, Athens Cultural Center, Athens, New York
2006: RISD Faculty Show, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island 
2005: Objects, Merrimack College, Middleton, Massachusetts
2004: Fundamental Change, ADD Gallery, Hudson, New York                                        
2003: Ten, Columbia County Council on the Arts, Hudson, New York
2002: Small Works, Time Space Limited, Hudson, New York
2002: Artist Books, Inkberry Gallery, North Adams, Massachusetts        
2001: Bit Works, Foundation Gallery, Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson NY
2000: Artists of the Housatonic, IS183, West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
1999: Millenium Invitational, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Massachusetts     
1987: Futurama, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, New York        
1986: Art Sounds, Nora Haime Gallery and Polygram Records, New York, New York
1986: Six, City Gallery, New York, New York
1985: Science Fiction Show, San Paulo Biennial, San Paulo, Brazil                                            
1985: Arranged Image, Camerawork Gallery, San Francisco, California                                       
1985: Arranged Image, Boise Gallery of Art, Boise Idaho                         
1985: Arranged Image, John Michael Kohler Gallery, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
1983: Photography; New Approaches, Just Above Midtown, New York, New York
1983: Emerging California Artists, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art
1982: Set-Up Photography, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York                                                     
1982: New Photographics, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Ellensburg, Washington
1981: Photonational, Erie Arts Center, Erie, Pennsylvania
1980: US Eye, United States Olympics, Erie, Pennsylvania
1980: Posed Farmalism, The Farm, San Francisco, California
                                                                                   
Lectures and Performances
2018: Moderator, Colloquium:Making Art, Making Artists, Columbia-Greene Community College, Olana Partnership and Thomas Cole National Historic Site
2015: Artists on Art, The Olana Partnership, Hudson, New York 
2009: NYFA Artist Presentation, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York
2006: Artist talk, IS 183, West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
2003: Artist talk, IS 183, West Stockbridge, Massachusetts
1986: Lecture and Workshop, Humbolt State, Arcata, California
1986: Marvel's Paradise, performance  Humbolt State, Arcata, California
1986: Learning to Read Workshop, Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York  
1985: Marvel's Paradise, performanceNew Music America Festival, Hartford, Connecticut
1985: Visiting Artist Lecture, Maryland Istitute of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
1985: Synaesthesia Symposium, SUNY Purchase, Purchase, New York
1985: Audio Art Symposium, Staten Island Children’s Museum, Staten Island, New York         
1984: Visiting Artist Lecture and Workshop, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
1984: Orbit on the Hour, performance, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
1984: Visiting Artist, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York
1984: Alien Stream, performance, Experimental Intermedia Center, New York, New York 
1983: Visiting Artist, Cal Arts, Valencia, California
1983: Orbit on the Hour, performance, LACE, Los Angeles, California
1983: Orbit on the Hour, performance, Franklin Furnace, New York, New York
1983: Visiting Artist, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California 
1982: Visiting Artist, University of California, San Diego, California
1982: Femme Futura, performance, LAICA, Los Angeles, California
1982: Femme Futura, performance, SUSHI, San Diego, California
1982: Femme Futura, performance, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York
1981: Femme Futura, performance, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California
1981: I-OH-WAH (beautiful land), performance, 80 Langton, San Francisco, California
1981: Self-Made Songs, Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland, California
1981: Artist Talk, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York
1981: Artist Talk, Mills College, Oakland, California
1981: Artist Talk, Indian Valley College, Novato, California
1980: Visiting Artist, Miami-Dade Community College, Artist talk, Miami, Florida            
1980: Maid Without Tears, performance, Jetwave, San Francisco, California
1979: Harmony Hall, performance, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California
1978: Facts about Fish, performance, American Indian Center, San Francisco, California  
                                            
Bibliography
2018: Artsyhttps://www.artsy.net/davis-gallery/artist/yura-adams
2018: Chronogram, Cover, Arts and Culture, page 61, https://issuu.com/chronogram/docs/chronogram-july-2018
2017: Woven Tale Press, Vol V #9, November Issue http://online.flipbuilder.com/eovs/ubho/mobile/index.html
2017: Athens Laundry,February Issue http://athenslaundry.tumblr.com/post/156624771587/yura-adams-sky-lace-2016
2016: Posit 11, September 2016 issuehttps://positjournal.com/posit-11-september-2016/
2011: Fifteen Minutes, Sony Records, Andy Warhol Project, silkscreen and sound recording
2010: Limited Print Edition,John Davis Gallery                                                                                
2010: Walking Project Interview,WAMC, NPR, Round Table by Sarah LaDuke                                    
2010: Twin Counties Individual Artist Awards, Arts Alive Magazine                                                      
2008: 100 Artists of the Hudson Valley, Inside/Out Magazine                                           
2005: The Breaking Point, chapter on the artist by Sue Shellenbarger Henry Holt and Co.
2004: Artist Chronicle, The Artful Mind                                                                                                       
2000: Working Across the BoundariesBerkshire Eagle
1986: Art Sounds, Polygram Records
1984: Four New York Artists, Anan Magazine, Tokyo, Japan
1983: Artist Chronicle, High Performance Magaziine, Los Angeles, California
1982: Artist Interview, Another Room, Oakland, California
1981: Cover, City Arts Magazine, San Francisco, California
1981: Artist Chronicle, High Performance Magaziine, Los Angeles, California
1980: Focal Point Productions Slide Collection, Visual Studies Workshop
 
Teaching Experience
2001-2018: Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson,New York 
2001-2018: Director of Foundation Gallery, Columbia-Greene Community College        
2004-2006: Rhode Island School of Design, Painting Department, Providence, Rhode Island                            

Education
1975: San Francisco Art Institute, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting
1980: San Francisco Art Institute, Master of Fine Arts, Photography                                                                                   
 
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