© 2017 Adam Cross

To view examples of student work please visit http://adamcrossportfolio.weebly.com

Education

2014 MFA in Painting New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

2013 Summer Artist Residency, Terra Foundation for American Art Europe Giverny, France

2008 BFA In Painting, Summa Cum Laude, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

2006 “Summer Painting Workshop in China,” Nanjing, China

 

Work and Teaching Experience

2018

Adjunct Professor, 2D Design, Painting 1,  Intermediate Painting 1,  Intermediate Painting 2, Life Drawing and Anatomy 1, Advanced Life Drawing and Anatomy,  Caldwell University, Caldwell, New Jersey

Instructor Intro to Drawing and Painting, Still Life Drawing and Painting, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, New York,NY,Restoration, repainting, celling and wall paintings, Our Lady of Grace Church, Brooklyn New York 

2017

Adjunct Professor, Painting 1, Intermediate Painting 1, Caldwell University, Caldwell, New Jersey

Instructor Intro to Drawing and Painting, Still Life Drawing and Painting, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, New York,NY

Painting and Drawing Instructor, NY Art Studio, New York, New York

2016

Instructor Intro to Drawing and Painting, Still Life Drawing and Painting, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, New York,NY

Instructor Intro to Drawing and Painting, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, New York,NY

2015

Instructor Intro to Drawing and Painting, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, New York,NY

Assistant Director, NY Art Studio, New York, New York

Instructor of Drawing, Painting, Figure Drawing, Portfolio Preparation, NY Art Studio

Instructor Figure Drawing, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Instructor Intro to Drawing and Painting II,Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2014

Instructor Painting and Drawing, NY Art Studio, New York, New York  

Instructor, Intro to Painting and Drawing, New York Academy of Art, New York,

Ny Collaboration project with Ross Bleckner, New York, New York

Teaching Assistant, Painting 1, Long Island Universty, Brooklyn, New York

2013

Collaboration project with Ross Bleckner, New York, New York

Worked in collaboration with Yasmina Alaoui & Marco Guerra, New York, New York

Teaching Assistant, Intro to painting and Drawing, Continuing Education, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Teaching Assistant, Intro to the Figure, Continuing Education Certificate Program of the New York Academy of Art, New York , New York

2011

Judge of Fairmont Juried Art Competition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, West Virginia

2009/11

Owner and Operator of Serenity Café and Gallery, Fairmont, West Virginia

 

Juried and Group Exhibitions

2018

"Silk Road", Daniel Cooney Gallery, New York, New York 

"In Perspective," New York Academy of Art, New York, New York 

2017

NEW YORK - ULAANBAATAR, Blue Moon Gallery,Ulaan Baatar, Mongolia 

Single Fare 4, Highline Stages, New York, New York 

Paintings and Sculpture, The Diamond Shop, Morgantown, West Virginia

2016  

Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York 

Flux Factory, Picturing the Unprintable, Long Island City, New York

2015

Flowers Gallery, Small is Beautiful, Juried Group Exhibition, New York, New York 

Deck the Walls, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York 

2014

The United Nations , The Voice of The Eternal Steppe, Juried Group Exhibition, New York, New York

Broadway Mall Gallery,  The Voice of the Eternal Steppe, New York, New York 

Flowers Gallery, Summer Exhibition, Flowers Gallery, New York, New York

Summit Six Gallery, 30 Rooms, New York, New York 

Artist in Residence Exhibition, Giverny France, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Tribeca Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Group exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

2013

Sotheby’s Take Home a Nude, Art Auction, Sotheby’s, New York, New York

Franklin Project, “Portraits of Our Father “ Bleecker Street Arts Club, New York, New York

Painting at the Metropolitan Museum exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Deck the Walls, Art Benefit, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Group exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York “Experimental”

Juried Group Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York New York

Open Studios , Artist Residency Terra Foundation of American Art, Giverny, France

Open Studios, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

TriBeCa Ball, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, New York, New York

Spaces, Juried Group Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Mountain of minis, Juried Group Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NewYork

2012

Group Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Heads, Juried Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Deck The Walls, Benefit Auction, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

2011

Fairmont Juried Exhibition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, West Virginia

Symphony Sunday, University of Charleston, Charleston, West Virginia

2010

Cynthia Bickley Juried Competition, Cynthia Bickely art Gallery, Beckley,

West Virginia Best of West Virginia Juried Exhibition, Cynthia Bickely Art Gallery, Beckley, West Virginia

2009

BFA Seniors Show, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

2008

Wild and Wonderful, West Virginia University Juried Exhibition, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

Recent Portraits, Private Residence, Morgantown, West Virginia

2007

My Redeemers Apprenticeship, Zen Clay Galleries, Morgantown, West Virginia

Morgantown Arts Walk, Warner Theater, Morgantown, West Virginia

2006

Traditional Chinese Landscape, Nanjing Arts Institute, Nanjing, China

2005

Juried Exhibition, Gallery 62 West, Grafton,

West Virginia Freshman Scholarship Winners, Mountain lair Gallery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

 

Selected One Person Exhibitions

 

2017

Heaven and Earth, Carnegie Hall, Lewisburg, West Virginia

Past and Presence, Weztel County Museum, New Martinsville, WV

2011

The Light, Serenity Café and Gallery, Fairmont, West Virginia

Unveiling of Blair Montgomery, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, West Virginia

2010

Recent Works, Serenity Café and Gallery, Fairmont, West Virginia Recent Works,

Gatherings Church, Fairmont, West Virginia 2009 Morgantown Arts Walk,

The Dragon Fly, Morgantown, West Virginia

The Passion, Chestnut Ridge Church, Morgantown, West Virginia

2008

Morgantown Arts Walk, Aull Historical Center, Morgantown, West Virginia

2007

My Redeemers Apprenticeship, Jackson Kelly Gallery, Morgantown,West Virginia

 

Press and Publication

2014

McCann, Margret "The Figure" Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture Contemporary Perspectives, P.42

Carlson, Jeffery, “New York Academy of Art Unveils Summer Show,” Fine Art Today, Fine

Art Connoisseur Magazine

Messinger,Kate, "Best of MFA Grads: New York Academy of Art," The Wild Magazine

2008

Fleming, Lindsey, “Artist and Group win Cyndi Jones Impact Program Grant”, The Dominion Post, p.4A

2007

Submitted Article, “Adam Cross’s work at Jackson Kelly Gallery”, The Dominion Pos, p.5C,1C

Submitted Article, “Zen Clay showing art of Calliope contest Winners thru April”, The Dominion Post. P.4C

2006

Calliope, West Virginia University Literary Art Journal, Volume 18, p.74

 

Awards and Grants

2016 

Public Mural Commission for the Clearing House Headquarters, New York, New York 

Portrait Commission for the Korsakov Family, New York, New York 

Portrait Commission for the Shin Family, New York, New York 

2015

Portrait Commission for Alderson Broaddus University President, Phillipi, West Virginia

2013

Artist Residency, Giverny, France, Terra Foundation New York Academy of Art

Portrait Scholarship, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Merit Scholarship, New York Academy of Art, New York, New York

Merit award Scholarship, New York Academy of Art 

Judge for Fairmont Juried Art Competition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont

West Virginia Mural Commission for East Fairmont High School, Fairmont, West Virginia

Portrait Commission for Joan Ross, Fairmont, West Virginia

Portrait Commission for Fairmont State University President, Fairmont West Virginia

2010

Portrait Commission for Barbara Bonasso, Clarksburg, West Virginia

Commission for Chestnut Ridge Church, Morgantown, West Virginia

Commission for Larry Bonasso, Fairmont, West Virginia

Best of Show, Cynthia Bickely Juried Competition, Cynthia Bickely Gallery, Beckely, West Virginia

First Place, Gabor Portrait Competition, Fairmont State University, Fairmont, West Virginia

2009

Commission for Fran White, Morgantown, West Virginia

Accepted into the Tamarack Gallery, The Best Of West Virginia, Beckley, West Virginia

2008

Creative Art Tuition Wavier, West Virginian University, Morgantown, West Virginia

Portrait Commission for Elizabeth Hestick, Bridgeport, West Virginia

Portrait Commission for Adelaide Rusch, Morgantown, West Virginia

Portrait Commission for Joe Hestick, Bridgeport, West Virginia

Cyndi Jones Impact Grant, Jackson Kelly Gallery, Morgantown, West Virginia

2007

Creative Art Tuition Waiver, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

Portrait Commission for Dr. Tom Witt, Morgantown, West Virginia

Portrait Commission for Grethe Myles, Morgantown, West Virginia

2006

Creative Art Tuition Waiver, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

First Place Calliope Competition, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

2005

Best of Show Gallery 62 West, Grafton, West Virginia Creative Art Tuition Waiver, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

 

References

 

-Peter Drake

Dean of Academic Affairs
New York Academy of Art
(212) 842-5970 

pdrake@nyaa.edu

 

-Naijun Zhang 

Associate Professor, Coordinator of Painting 

West Virginia University, School of Art and Design 

(304) 293-4119

Naijun.Zhang@mail.wvu.edu

 

-Steven Assael 

Painting and Drawing Professor, New York Academy of Art

Senior Critic, New York Academy of Art 

(718) 683-1298

stevenassael@yahoo.com