Adam Silverman

  • untitled 2016 clay and glaze h.26.0 × φ25.0 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • installation view from "Blue" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2016 ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Blue" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2016 ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Blue" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2016 ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Blue" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2016 ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Blue" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2016 ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Blue" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2016 ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • untitled 2015 ceramic h.22.0 × w.20.0 × d.19.5 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2015 ceramic h.20.5 × φ18.5 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2015 ceramic h.25.0 × φ19.0 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • flower vase 2013 ceramic h.62.0 × φ29.5 ©Adam Silverman
  • flower vase 2013 ceramic h.20.0 × φ20.0 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • flower vase 2013 ceramic h.18.5 × φ18.0 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • flower vase 2013 ceramic h.20.0 × φ16.0 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • flower vase 2013 ceramic ©Adam Silverman
  • flower vase 2013 ceramic h.13.0 × φ15.0 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • flower vase 2013 ceramic h.15.0 × φ16.0cm ©Adam Silverman
  • installation view from "Space" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2013  ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Space" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2013  ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Space" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2013  ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Space" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2013  ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • installation view from "Space" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, 2013  ©Adam Silverman, photo by Kenji Takahashi
  • untitled 2012 ceramic h.34 × φ19 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2012 ceramic h.20 × φ21.5 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2012 ceramic h.32 × φ23 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2012 ceramic h.9.5 × φ14 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2012 ceramic h.25.5 × φ29 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2012 ceramic h.21 × φ12 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2008 wood, clay, glaze h.37.5 × w.35.5 × d.14.0 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2008 wood, paint, clay, glaze h.26.7 × w.35.6 × d.24.1 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled 2008 clay h.15.0 × w.12.5 × d.13.5 cm ©Adam Silverman
  • untitled #3.23 2008 white crater glaze on black stoneware h.25.4 × φ29.3 cm ©Adam Silverman

Adam Silverman was born in 1963 in New York. After studying architecture and art, he moved to California. He is also known as a founding member of the fashion brand “X-LARGE”. He established his professional practice as a ceramic artist in 2002. After working as a studio director at Heath Ceramics, he now works in his own studio in California. His many exhibitions to date include “BOOLEAN VALLEY” (in collaboration with Nader Tehrani, MOCA Pacific Design Center, 2009), “Reverse Archaeology” (The Kimbell Art Museum, Texas, 2012) and “Clay and Space” (Laguna Art Museum, California, 2013). His work has been collected by public institutions including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center (Dallas, Texas), and the Israel Museum.

1963 Born in New York
1987 B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, USA
1988 B.Arch., Rhode Island School of Design, USA
Lives and works in Los Angeles

Solo exhibitions

2016 "Blue" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Ground Control" Friedman Benda, New York, NY, USA
"Body Language" Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2015 "Glendale Work" Curator's Cube, Tokyo, Japan
2013 "Clay and Space" Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
"Earth" Play Mountain, Tokyo, Japan
"Space" 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2012 "New Pots and Sculpture" Edward Cella Art + Architecture Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
"Reverse Archeology" Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, USA
2011 "LACMA Edition" Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, USA
"Color Blind" Heath Ceramics, Los Angels, CA, USA
2010 "Boolean Valley" Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX, USA
2009 "BOOLEAN VALLEY" Paci c Design Center Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2008 "Nature Morte" TKG Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan
"High Function" Play Mountain, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Pulliam De enbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR, USA
Lightbox project room : Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2006 TKG Editions, Tokyo, Japan
Play Mountain Villa, Tokyo, Japan
Flux Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2005 "Adam Silverman Pots, Louise Bonnet Pictures" Silho Furniture, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Group exhibitions

2016 "New Gifts by Artists" Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, USA
2015 "Try again. Fail again. Fail better" Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Eight Ceramic Artists" Tomino Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2014 "More Material" Salon 94, New York, NY, USA
2013 "Why not live for Art? II -9 collectors reveal their treasures" Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan
2012 "Function Dysfunction" TKG Editions Kyoto/ TKG Ceramics, Kyoto/ 8/ ART GALLERY/ Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Man-Made Vessels by California Craftsmen" Bakers eld Museum of Art, CA, USA
2011 High Desert Test Sites, Yucca Valley, CA, USA
"California Cool" Peel Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
2009 "Clay and Response" Heath Ceramics, Los Angels, CA, USA
2008 "The Ceramics of Gertrud and Otto Natzler" Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, USA

Public collections

Israel Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA
Museum of Contemporary Craft, USA
Nasher Sculpture Center, USA
Palm Springs Art Museum, USA
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, USA
Yale University Art Gallery, USA