Germann Auctionhouse Zurich
Lot 49 / Important Paintings, Sculptures, Watercolors, Drawings and MultiplesMonday, 03 June 2019, 06:00 pm

Terry Adkins, Untitled

Lot 49

Terry Adkins, 1953-2014 (US)

Untitled, 1988

Mixed media on paper.
H 1000 mm W 700 mm.

Verso signed and dated: Terry Adkins, 1988.
(Frame).

CHF7'000 / 9'000
EUR6'000 / 8'000
USD7'000 / 9'000

Hammer Price: CHF 8'500

Information about the artist

EDUCATION

1975 B.S., Fisk University, Nashville, TN
1977 M.S., Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Instructor, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY
1979 M.F.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1981 Instructor, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, V
1993 Associate Professor, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
2000 - 2014, Professor of Fine Arts, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Senior Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2008 James Baldwin Fellow, USA Artists, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Jacob Lazarus Fellow, American Academy in Rome, Italy

RESIDENCIES

1982 Artist-In-Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
1984 Studio Artist, National Program, P.S.1, Long Island City, Queens, NY
1986 Artist-In-Residence, Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
2003 Artist-In-Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
2011 Artist In Residence, Anchorage Museum, AK
2013 Artist In Residence, The Arctic Circle, Oslo, Norway, Svalbard

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2009 Jesse Howard, Jr. / Jacob H. Lazarus – Metropolitan Museum of Art Rome Prize
2008 United States Artists James Baldwin Fellow
1997 Perspectives in African-American Art Award, Seagram Americas, New York, NY
1996 Printmaking Fellowship--The Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO
1995 New York Foundation for the Arts Grant--Sculpture, New York, NY
1994 Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY
1989 SECCA 7 Fellowship, Winston-Salem, NC
1986 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Washington, D.C.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Nutjuitok (Polar Star), The Anchorage Museum, AK (forthcoming)

2013 Nenuphar, Salon 94, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Recital, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2012 Recital, Travelling Retrospective, Tang Museum, Saratoga, NY
The Principalities, Zidoun Gallery, Luxembourg

2010 Riddle of the Sphinx, Amistad Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Meteor Stream, American Academy in Rome, Italy

2008 Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2007 Belted Bronze, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Black Beethoven, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Black Beethoven, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Black Beethoven, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Towering Steep, Freide-Strauss Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Sanctuary, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Darkwater, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Facets, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY

2001 Deeper Still, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Songs of New Heaven (New Earth), The Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville TN
Greater Deeps, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Altar Encore, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL

2000 After Flame, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
Wild Ashes Mute, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
After Flame, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Firmament, RHA Relay Hymn, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Invisible (Slight Return), Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Sightings in South Florida - Deeper Heart, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
AfterFlame, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Terry Adkins: Contemporary Art Series #20, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
I Space, gallery of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, IL
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY

1998 Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY
Muffled Drums, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York NY
AfterFlame, University of Akron, Mary Schiller Meyers School of Art, Akron, OH
Distant Mirrors, The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Guarded Table, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Temporary Hours, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Seamless Robe, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

1995 Firmament RHA, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
Visionary Recital, Hammonds House Resource Center for African-American Art, Atlanta, GA

1993 Maroon, LedisFlam, New York, NY
Parameters, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1992 Perpetual Choir, LedisFlam, New York, NY

1991 Call/Response, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1990 Inside Out, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
Enframe, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
Dyad LedisFlam, New York, NY

1989 New Ghosts, Galerie Andy Jllien, Zurich

1988 Hammer Ring, Liz Harris Gallery, Boston, MA

1987 Hannibal, Galerie Emmerich-Baumann, Zurich

1986 The Sihl, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, MN
Art or Sound, Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy
2014 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2013 Radical Presence, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Farewell Rodney, Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012 Intense Proximity, Paris Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Clifford Owens : Anthology, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
Radical Presence, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
True North, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
Alpha's Bet Isn't Over Yet, The New Museum, New York, NY
Magical Visions, University of Delaware Museum, New York, NY

2010 The Crude and the Rare, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Time Equals Distance Over Speed or Nothing, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA
The Vagabond Can’t Draw - Spazi Aperti, Accademia di Romania in Roma, Rome, Italy
Accademia delle Accademie, Complesso Monumentale Santo Spirito in Sassia, Rome, Italy

2009 Sound: Print: Record, University Museums, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

2008 Thunderbolt Special – The Great Electric Show and Dance, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Neo-Hoodoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, Menil Collection, Houston, TX; P.S.1, Queens, NY
Black Is, Black Ain't, Renaissance Society, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Nightwatch Research Project, The Verbeke Foundation, Stekene, Belgium

2007 Ensemble, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Spectral Evidence, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Shoebox Sculpture 9, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
Paper Trail, The High Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

2005 Inventors, Movers and Makers, Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Double Consciousness, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX

2004 Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Time/Frame, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2001 Mind Fields, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Red, Black and Green, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

2000 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1999 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Selected Works from the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

1998 Postcards from Black America, De Beyerd Museum, Breda; Frans Hals Museum, Holland
Interpreting, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
May Day - The Rights of Spring, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
African American Art, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Seeing Jazz, International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Material Dialogues, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1996 Other Bloods, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT; The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

1995 Required Nuance, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Material Matters, The Anchorage, Brooklyn, NY
It’s Only Rock & Roll, The Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ
Other Bloods, Museum Arti Et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Minumentals, Watermark/cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY

1994 ... It's How You Play The Game, Exit Art, New York, NY
Points of Interest/ Points of Departure, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The American Flag in Contemporary Art, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Western Artists/African Art, The Museum for African Art, New York, NY

1993 Edward Albee's Other Eye, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
In the Ring, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

1992 Egyptomania, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
Next Generation: Southern Black Aesthetic, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC;
The Endowed Chair, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Present Tense, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1991 Domenikos Theotokopoulos: A Dialogue, Philippe Briet, New York, NY
Terry Adkins & Amy Sillman, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Generations: New York, Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Cadences: Icon and Abstraction in Context, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

1990 From Earth to Archetype, LedisFlam, New York, NY
The Blues Aesthetic, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C
Taking Shape, The Memorial Arch, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

1989 Selections, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Object Makers, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC
Pillar to Post, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Espirit, Salama-Caro Gallery, London
Sihlquai Kunstler, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstgalerie, Kulturhaus Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland

1986 Soundwave NYC, City Gallery, D.C.A., New York, NY
In the Tropics, Longwood Arts Project, New York, NY

1984 Studio Artists, P.S.1, The Clocktower, New York, NY
African American Artists, The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
Darkness, William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ
From The Studio, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

1983 Juss' Jass, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1980 Dimensions & Directions, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Alternatives by Black Artists, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Three Views, Hardart Gallery, Washington, D.C.

PERFORMANCE RECITALS

2013 Postlude (Corpus Specere) & At. Osiris, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Liquid Gardens, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2012 Facets, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY
Last Trumpet, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX

2011 The Portent, Amistad Gallery, BuBois House, Philadeplhia, PA

2010 Paradiso XXVII, Romanian Academy in Rome, Italy

2009 Hiving Bee, American Academy in Rome, Italy
Freedom Suite, with Charles Gaines, New Museum, New York, NY
Invocation for Bessie Smith, P.S. 1 MOMA, Queens, NY
Conundrum, with Sanford Biggers, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2008 Thunderbolt Special, Eldoraro Ballroom, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2006 Belted Bronze, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Solemnis, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Cathedral, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Pinewood Air, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Recovery Blues, Faulkner Auditorium, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Anthem, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Titan, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Postlude, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
High Priest, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Muffled Drums, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2002 Blue Recall (echoes), Flatbed Gallery, Austin TX

2001 Baton, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
The Still, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Voodoo, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL
Solid Clouds, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

2000 Facets with the New World Symphony of Miami, Miami, FL
Requiem, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
The Uncalled, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
Testament II, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Azure, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Muddy Water, Florida Atlantic University, Schmidt Center for the Arts, Boca Raton, FL
Taperlight, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Facets, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Mendacity, Watermark-Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
The Uncalled, I Space, Chicago, IL
North Star Spirituals, Union College, Nott Memorial, Schenectady, NY

1998 Ohnedaruth, John Coltrane Song Cycle, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Testament, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH

1997 Jean Toomer Song Cycle, Scuplture Center, New York, NY

1996 Last Trumpet, The Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
De Jacht Zwarte Piet, (with Sherman Fleming), Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

1992 Recent Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1991 Balcony Coast, California State University at Chico, Chico, CA
Telefonia, (with KOPROD) Hall of Science, New York, NY

1990 Excavation, Valencia Community College, Black Box Theatre, Orlando, FL
Lithium AZ, Rigiblick Theatre, Zurich

1989 Mvet Groove, Koprod International, Zurich

1988 Alto Age, The Institute for Contemporary Art, London

1987 Mirliton, Kulturzentrum Rote Fabrik, Zurich

1985 Trance, P.S. 1, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, New York, NY

1983 New Music America Festival (with Harmolodica), Washington, D.C.

1982 Churinga, University of Cincinnati, School of Fine Arts, Cincinnati, OH

1981 Fault, (with Sherman Fleming) Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

PUBLISHED WRITING

2007 The Vigilant Torch of an Olympian Painter, The Journal of American Studies, Special Issue, 2007

2004 Notes on The Precious Few, A.D., The Journal of Black Studies, Volume 35, Number 2, 2004.

1999 Mapping Grace, Yang Ming Dye, Catalogue Essay, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY 1999.
Illuminated Blues in the Nott, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY 1999.

1998 Living Space, Hamilton College, Catalogue Essay, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY 1998.

1996 Sublime Wonder, Nobukazu Shioya, 123 Watts, Brochure Text, Gallery, New York, NY 1996.

1991 Morning Calm, Il Nam Chon, California State University at Chico, Brochure Text, 1991.

1989 Call/Response, Virginia Commonwealth University, Statement, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA 1989.

1988 The Ethereal Vision of Joseph Egan, Kunstraum Munchen, Catalogue Essay, Munich 1988.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
Recital, Prestel Publishing. Contributions from Anthony Elms, Okwui Enwezor, Cheryl Finley, Charles Ganes and George E. Lewis.

2013
The 15 Best Things To See At Frieze Art Fair London 2013, by Chloe Ashby THE DAILY BEAST, October 17, 2013
Terry Adkins Tate Acquisition, by Andrew Russeth GALLERIST, October 16, 2013
Terry Adkins, THE CURRENT, February 28, 2013
Terry Adkins Imagines “Black Beethoven”, by Jason Foumberg CHICAGO MAGAZINE, February 1, 2013
Art Letter, by Paul Klein ART LETTER, January 11, 2013
Terry Adkins Brings “Recital” To The Block Museum Of Art, by Laura Pearson TIME OUT CHICAGO, January 10, 2013
Mind The Gaps, CHICAGO MAGAZINE, January 1, 2013
Life & Art, EVANSTON ROUNDTABLE, January 1, 2013

2011 Adkins, Terry, Interview with Sanford Biggers, BOMB Magazine, September 2011.

2010 Drake, Cathryn, Review of Meteor Stream at the American Academy in Rome Artforum, May 2010.

2009 Oliver, Valerie-Cassel, Thunderbolt Special at Project Row Houses, Art Lies, Issue 62, Summer 2009.

2007 Spectral Evidence at Rotunda Gallery, by Holland Cotter, The New York Times, February 23, 2007.
Galvez, Paul, Ensemble: Institute of Contemporary Art, Artforum, November 2007.

2006 Bloodworth, Sandra, “Along the Way: MTA Arts for Transit”, Random House, New York, 2006.

2005 Friedman, Uri, Prof Raises Hackles with Tribute Design, The Daily Pennsylvanian, October 26, 2005.
Jubera, Drew, Outcry Engulfs Campus Memorial, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 26, 2005.
Mitchell, Jerry, Official Rejects UM Memorial, The Clarioan Ledger, October 7, 2005.

2004 Fallon, Roberta, Race Elements, Philadelphia Weekly, November 24, 2004.
Finley, Cheryl, Imagined History, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art, Number 19, 2004.

2003 Frith, Susan, Cell Block Turned Art Gallery, The Pennsylvania Gazette, September/October 2003.
Ledger, Martha, Terry Adkins, Art Matters, April 2003.

2001 Sculpturing the Story, Winston-Salem Journal, April 1, 2001.

2000 McLeod, Deborah, Lessons Long Remembered, Richmond Style Weekly, December 5, 2000.
Talley, Dan R., Review of Relay Hymn at the ICA, Art Papers, January-February, 2000.

1999 Caracappa, Michele, ICA Works Celebrate Glory of Penn Relays, Daily Pennsylvanian, November, 1999.
A Rejuvenating Celebration, Woodstock Times, November 18, 1999.
Rosenholtz, Ellen M., Wild Mood Swings, Philadelphia Weekly, September 8, 1999.
Sozanski, Edward J., At ICA, the Twain Meet in Harmony, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 19, 1999.

1998 Kover, Jonas, Through Coltrane -Shape and Sound, Observer -Dispatch, December 6, 1998.
Weld, Alison, Essay in Distant Mirrors, New Jersey State Museum, February 1998.
Essay in Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, November 1998.
Industrial Rythms, Muffled Drums at P.P.O.W. Gallery, www.artnet.com, October, 1998
Schwabsky, Barry, Assembling Pieces With a Surprise Quotient, The New York Times, March 15, 1998.

1997 Hazlewood, Carl, A Geneology of Objects, Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art, Fall 1997
Norklun, Kathi, Subtle Revelations, Woodstock Times, November 20, 1997.

1996 Britton, Crystal, African-American Art: The Long Struggle, Smithmark Publishers 1996

1995 Fox, Catherine, the Scavenger in Terry Adkins, The Atlanta Constitution, April 28, 1995.
Groen, Janny, Verfrissende ontvorstelig aan politivk correct corset, de Volkskant, Holland, February 27, 1995.
Lamoree, Jhim, Cultureel correcte kunst in Arti, Het Parool, Amsterdam, March 1, 1995.
Ledeboer, Francoise, Expositie zes zwarte kunstenaars, Het Nieuwe Land, Holland, March 4, 1995.
Reid, Calvin, Terry Adkins at the Whitney Museum Philip Morris, Art in America, February 1995.
Van de Velde, Paola, Afro-Amerikaanse moderne kunst, Nieuws van de Dag, Holland, February 28, 1995.

1994 Cotter, Holland, African Genesis: What Western Artists Like, The New York Times, May 27, 1994.
Liebmann, Lisa, Africa, at the Source, The New York Times Magazine, June 10, 1994.
Wallach, Amei, The Sacred Truth, New York Newsday, June 2, 1994.

1993 Raven, Arlene, A Breed Apart, The Village Voice, November 2, 1993.
Twardy, Chuck, Saved by the Sculptor, Raleigh News & Observer, April 6, 1993.
Examining Culture Through Its Castoffs, The New York Times, November 28, 1993.

1992 Kangas, Matthew, Common Ground, Separate Choices, Art in America, March 1992.

1991 Brenson, Michael, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, The New York Times, February 15, 1991.
Mahoney, Robert, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Arts, May 1991.
Princenthal, Nancy, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Art in America, summer 1991.
Smith, Roberta, Turning the Corner on Political Correctness, The New York Times, March 3, 1991.

1990 Southern Art With a Sense of Mission, The New York Times, June 3, 1990.
Cyphers, Peggy, New York in Review, Arts Magazine, January 1990.
Gates, Katharine, Thinking Globally, Style Weekly, Richmond, November 20, 1990.
Miller, Gregory R., Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Art Papers, July/August, 1990.
Morgan, Ann Barclay, Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Sculpture, July/August 1990.

1989 Aoyagi, Fusae, Beyond the Umbrella of Art, Switch, Tokyo, October 1989.
Sculptors Using the Wall as Venue and Inspiration, The New York Times, February 1989.
Examining the Role of the Blues, The New York Times, September 26, 1989.
Govern, Paul, Object Lessons Triad Style, Winston-Salem, March 8, 1989.
Hess, Elizabeth, Material Nature, The Village Voice, March 7, 1989.
Patterson, Tom, SECCA's Object Makers, Winston-Salem Journal, February 12, 1989.

1988 Temin, Christine, Sports and High Art The Boston Globe, November 10, 1988.

1987 Battle, Jacqueline, Layers of Activity, Catalogue Essay, Binz 39, Zurich, 1987.
Burli, Peter, Uber Eine interessant Aktion im Bazillus, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, January 16, 1987.
Gassart, Sigmar, Palazzo: Binz 39 Basler Zeitung, Basel, February 4,1987.
Guesewski, Marc, Spiritualist kommt nach Liestal, Nordschweiz, Basel, January 20, 1987.
Kraft, Ellen, Terry Adkins & Mirliton, Fabrik Zeitung, Zurich, May 1987.
Wolf, Conradin, Ein NewYorker An Der Limmat, Tages Anzeiger, Zurich, 1987.
Rentsch, Christian, Verflussigte Formen, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, May 23, 1987.

1986 Collins, Gregory, Blues in the Notte, Gentleman's Quarterly, March 1986.
Milloy, Courtland, The New Harlem Renaissance, The Washington Post, February 26, 1986.

1984 Kistler, Ashley, Impressions, The New Art Examiner, Vol. II Number 4, 1984.

1983 Proctor, Roy, New Approaches, The Richmond News Leader, December 10, 1983.

1982 Fleming, Lee, Other Visions, The Washingtonian, February 1982.
Morrison, Keith, Terry Adkins, The New Art Examiner, Vol. 9, Number 5, 1982.

1980 Forgey, Benjamin, Black Artists: A Matter of Identities, The Washington Star, April 29, 1980.
Lewis, Jo Ann, Art Lobbies - Expanding the Halls of Frames, The Washington Post, June 21, 1980.

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

Rubber Column, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Ezekiel Double Drums, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA
Forevermore, CRCI Civil Rights Memorial, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Harlem Encore, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 125th Metro North Station, New York, NY
Count Forms, PS 153, Percent for Art Program, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY
Mvet Truth, The Sojourner Truth Library, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Arts & Humanities Center, Richmond, VA
AT&T, New York, NY
The Atlanta Life Insurance Company, Atlanta, GA
Bank Julius Bar, Zurich
Brooklyn Union Gas Company, Brooklyn, NY
Chancellor’s Collection, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Fisk University, Nashville, TN
Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
Hammonds House Resource Center for African-American Art, Atlanta, GA
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
The New School, New York, NY
The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ
The Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Syracuse University Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
The Tate Modern, London, UK
Time Based Media, Amsterdam
Tougaloo College, Tugaloo, MS
The Washington Post Company, Washington, D.C.
EDUCATION

1975 B.S., Fisk University, Nashville, TN
1977 M.S., Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Instructor, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY
1979 M.F.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1981 Instructor, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, V
1993 Associate Professor, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
2000 - 2014, Professor of Fine Arts, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Senior Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2008 James Baldwin Fellow, USA Artists, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Jacob Lazarus Fellow, American Academy in Rome, Italy

RESIDENCIES

1982 Artist-In-Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
1984 Studio Artist, National Program, P.S.1, Long Island City, Queens, NY
1986 Artist-In-Residence, Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
2003 Artist-In-Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
2011 Artist In Residence, Anchorage Museum, AK
2013 Artist In Residence, The Arctic Circle, Oslo, Norway, Svalbard

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2009 Jesse Howard, Jr. / Jacob H. Lazarus – Metropolitan Museum of Art Rome Prize
2008 United States Artists James Baldwin Fellow
1997 Perspectives in African-American Art Award, Seagram Americas, New York, NY
1996 Printmaking Fellowship--The Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO
1995 New York Foundation for the Arts Grant--Sculpture, New York, NY
1994 Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY
1989 SECCA 7 Fellowship, Winston-Salem, NC
1986 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Washington, D.C.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Nutjuitok (Polar Star), The Anchorage Museum, AK (forthcoming)

2013 Nenuphar, Salon 94, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Recital, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2012 Recital, Travelling Retrospective, Tang Museum, Saratoga, NY
The Principalities, Zidoun Gallery, Luxembourg

2010 Riddle of the Sphinx, Amistad Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Meteor Stream, American Academy in Rome, Italy

2008 Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2007 Belted Bronze, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Black Beethoven, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Black Beethoven, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Black Beethoven, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Towering Steep, Freide-Strauss Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Sanctuary, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Darkwater, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Facets, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY

2001 Deeper Still, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Songs of New Heaven (New Earth), The Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville TN
Greater Deeps, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Altar Encore, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL

2000 After Flame, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
Wild Ashes Mute, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
After Flame, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Firmament, RHA Relay Hymn, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Invisible (Slight Return), Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Sightings in South Florida - Deeper Heart, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
AfterFlame, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Terry Adkins: Contemporary Art Series #20, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
I Space, gallery of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, IL
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY

1998 Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY
Muffled Drums, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York NY
AfterFlame, University of Akron, Mary Schiller Meyers School of Art, Akron, OH
Distant Mirrors, The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Guarded Table, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Temporary Hours, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Seamless Robe, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

1995 Firmament RHA, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
Visionary Recital, Hammonds House Resource Center for African-American Art, Atlanta, GA

1993 Maroon, LedisFlam, New York, NY
Parameters, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1992 Perpetual Choir, LedisFlam, New York, NY

1991 Call/Response, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1990 Inside Out, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
Enframe, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
Dyad LedisFlam, New York, NY

1989 New Ghosts, Galerie Andy Jllien, Zurich

1988 Hammer Ring, Liz Harris Gallery, Boston, MA

1987 Hannibal, Galerie Emmerich-Baumann, Zurich

1986 The Sihl, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, MN
Art or Sound, Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy
2014 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2013 Radical Presence, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Farewell Rodney, Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012 Intense Proximity, Paris Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Clifford Owens : Anthology, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
Radical Presence, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
True North, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
Alpha's Bet Isn't Over Yet, The New Museum, New York, NY
Magical Visions, University of Delaware Museum, New York, NY

2010 The Crude and the Rare, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Time Equals Distance Over Speed or Nothing, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA
The Vagabond Can’t Draw - Spazi Aperti, Accademia di Romania in Roma, Rome, Italy
Accademia delle Accademie, Complesso Monumentale Santo Spirito in Sassia, Rome, Italy

2009 Sound: Print: Record, University Museums, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

2008 Thunderbolt Special – The Great Electric Show and Dance, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Neo-Hoodoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, Menil Collection, Houston, TX; P.S.1, Queens, NY
Black Is, Black Ain't, Renaissance Society, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Nightwatch Research Project, The Verbeke Foundation, Stekene, Belgium

2007 Ensemble, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Spectral Evidence, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Shoebox Sculpture 9, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
Paper Trail, The High Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

2005 Inventors, Movers and Makers, Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Double Consciousness, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX

2004 Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Time/Frame, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2001 Mind Fields, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Red, Black and Green, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

2000 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1999 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Selected Works from the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

1998 Postcards from Black America, De Beyerd Museum, Breda; Frans Hals Museum, Holland
Interpreting, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
May Day - The Rights of Spring, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
African American Art, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Seeing Jazz, International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Material Dialogues, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1996 Other Bloods, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT; The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

1995 Required Nuance, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Material Matters, The Anchorage, Brooklyn, NY
It’s Only Rock & Roll, The Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ
Other Bloods, Museum Arti Et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Minumentals, Watermark/cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY

1994 ... It's How You Play The Game, Exit Art, New York, NY
Points of Interest/ Points of Departure, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The American Flag in Contemporary Art, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Western Artists/African Art, The Museum for African Art, New York, NY

1993 Edward Albee's Other Eye, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
In the Ring, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

1992 Egyptomania, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
Next Generation: Southern Black Aesthetic, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC;
The Endowed Chair, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Present Tense, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1991 Domenikos Theotokopoulos: A Dialogue, Philippe Briet, New York, NY
Terry Adkins & Amy Sillman, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Generations: New York, Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Cadences: Icon and Abstraction in Context, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

1990 From Earth to Archetype, LedisFlam, New York, NY
The Blues Aesthetic, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C
Taking Shape, The Memorial Arch, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

1989 Selections, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Object Makers, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC
Pillar to Post, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Espirit, Salama-Caro Gallery, London
Sihlquai Kunstler, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstgalerie, Kulturhaus Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland

1986 Soundwave NYC, City Gallery, D.C.A., New York, NY
In the Tropics, Longwood Arts Project, New York, NY

1984 Studio Artists, P.S.1, The Clocktower, New York, NY
African American Artists, The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
Darkness, William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ
From The Studio, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

1983 Juss' Jass, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1980 Dimensions & Directions, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Alternatives by Black Artists, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Three Views, Hardart Gallery, Washington, D.C.

PERFORMANCE RECITALS

2013 Postlude (Corpus Specere) & At. Osiris, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Liquid Gardens, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2012 Facets, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY
Last Trumpet, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX

2011 The Portent, Amistad Gallery, BuBois House, Philadeplhia, PA

2010 Paradiso XXVII, Romanian Academy in Rome, Italy

2009 Hiving Bee, American Academy in Rome, Italy
Freedom Suite, with Charles Gaines, New Museum, New York, NY
Invocation for Bessie Smith, P.S. 1 MOMA, Queens, NY
Conundrum, with Sanford Biggers, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2008 Thunderbolt Special, Eldoraro Ballroom, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2006 Belted Bronze, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Solemnis, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Cathedral, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Pinewood Air, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Recovery Blues, Faulkner Auditorium, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Anthem, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Titan, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Postlude, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
High Priest, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Muffled Drums, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2002 Blue Recall (echoes), Flatbed Gallery, Austin TX

2001 Baton, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
The Still, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Voodoo, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL
Solid Clouds, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

2000 Facets with the New World Symphony of Miami, Miami, FL
Requiem, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
The Uncalled, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
Testament II, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Azure, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Muddy Water, Florida Atlantic University, Schmidt Center for the Arts, Boca Raton, FL
Taperlight, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Facets, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Mendacity, Watermark-Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
The Uncalled, I Space, Chicago, IL
North Star Spirituals, Union College, Nott Memorial, Schenectady, NY

1998 Ohnedaruth, John Coltrane Song Cycle, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Testament, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH

1997 Jean Toomer Song Cycle, Scuplture Center, New York, NY

1996 Last Trumpet, The Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
De Jacht Zwarte Piet, (with Sherman Fleming), Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

1992 Recent Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1991 Balcony Coast, California State University at Chico, Chico, CA
Telefonia, (with KOPROD) Hall of Science, New York, NY

1990 Excavation, Valencia Community College, Black Box Theatre, Orlando, FL
Lithium AZ, Rigiblick Theatre, Zurich

1989 Mvet Groove, Koprod International, Zurich

1988 Alto Age, The Institute for Contemporary Art, London

1987 Mirliton, Kulturzentrum Rote Fabrik, Zurich

1985 Trance, P.S. 1, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, New York, NY

1983 New Music America Festival (with Harmolodica), Washington, D.C.

1982 Churinga, University of Cincinnati, School of Fine Arts, Cincinnati, OH

1981 Fault, (with Sherman Fleming) Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

PUBLISHED WRITING

2007 The Vigilant Torch of an Olympian Painter, The Journal of American Studies, Special Issue, 2007

2004 Notes on The Precious Few, A.D., The Journal of Black Studies, Volume 35, Number 2, 2004.

1999 Mapping Grace, Yang Ming Dye, Catalogue Essay, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY 1999.
Illuminated Blues in the Nott, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY 1999.

1998 Living Space, Hamilton College, Catalogue Essay, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY 1998.

1996 Sublime Wonder, Nobukazu Shioya, 123 Watts, Brochure Text, Gallery, New York, NY 1996.

1991 Morning Calm, Il Nam Chon, California State University at Chico, Brochure Text, 1991.

1989 Call/Response, Virginia Commonwealth University, Statement, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA 1989.

1988 The Ethereal Vision of Joseph Egan, Kunstraum Munchen, Catalogue Essay, Munich 1988.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
Recital, Prestel Publishing. Contributions from Anthony Elms, Okwui Enwezor, Cheryl Finley, Charles Ganes and George E. Lewis.

2013
The 15 Best Things To See At Frieze Art Fair London 2013, by Chloe Ashby THE DAILY BEAST, October 17, 2013
Terry Adkins Tate Acquisition, by Andrew Russeth GALLERIST, October 16, 2013
Terry Adkins, THE CURRENT, February 28, 2013
Terry Adkins Imagines “Black Beethoven”, by Jason Foumberg CHICAGO MAGAZINE, February 1, 2013
Art Letter, by Paul Klein ART LETTER, January 11, 2013
Terry Adkins Brings “Recital” To The Block Museum Of Art, by Laura Pearson TIME OUT CHICAGO, January 10, 2013
Mind The Gaps, CHICAGO MAGAZINE, January 1, 2013
Life & Art, EVANSTON ROUNDTABLE, January 1, 2013

2011 Adkins, Terry, Interview with Sanford Biggers, BOMB Magazine, September 2011.

2010 Drake, Cathryn, Review of Meteor Stream at the American Academy in Rome Artforum, May 2010.

2009 Oliver, Valerie-Cassel, Thunderbolt Special at Project Row Houses, Art Lies, Issue 62, Summer 2009.

2007 Spectral Evidence at Rotunda Gallery, by Holland Cotter, The New York Times, February 23, 2007.
Galvez, Paul, Ensemble: Institute of Contemporary Art, Artforum, November 2007.

2006 Bloodworth, Sandra, “Along the Way: MTA Arts for Transit”, Random House, New York, 2006.

2005 Friedman, Uri, Prof Raises Hackles with Tribute Design, The Daily Pennsylvanian, October 26, 2005.
Jubera, Drew, Outcry Engulfs Campus Memorial, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 26, 2005.
Mitchell, Jerry, Official Rejects UM Memorial, The Clarioan Ledger, October 7, 2005.

2004 Fallon, Roberta, Race Elements, Philadelphia Weekly, November 24, 2004.
Finley, Cheryl, Imagined History, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art, Number 19, 2004.

2003 Frith, Susan, Cell Block Turned Art Gallery, The Pennsylvania Gazette, September/October 2003.
Ledger, Martha, Terry Adkins, Art Matters, April 2003.

2001 Sculpturing the Story, Winston-Salem Journal, April 1, 2001.

2000 McLeod, Deborah, Lessons Long Remembered, Richmond Style Weekly, December 5, 2000.
Talley, Dan R., Review of Relay Hymn at the ICA, Art Papers, January-February, 2000.

1999 Caracappa, Michele, ICA Works Celebrate Glory of Penn Relays, Daily Pennsylvanian, November, 1999.
A Rejuvenating Celebration, Woodstock Times, November 18, 1999.
Rosenholtz, Ellen M., Wild Mood Swings, Philadelphia Weekly, September 8, 1999.
Sozanski, Edward J., At ICA, the Twain Meet in Harmony, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 19, 1999.

1998 Kover, Jonas, Through Coltrane -Shape and Sound, Observer -Dispatch, December 6, 1998.
Weld, Alison, Essay in Distant Mirrors, New Jersey State Museum, February 1998.
Essay in Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, November 1998.
Industrial Rythms, Muffled Drums at P.P.O.W. Gallery, www.artnet.com, October, 1998
Schwabsky, Barry, Assembling Pieces With a Surprise Quotient, The New York Times, March 15, 1998.

1997 Hazlewood, Carl, A Geneology of Objects, Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art, Fall 1997
Norklun, Kathi, Subtle Revelations, Woodstock Times, November 20, 1997.

1996 Britton, Crystal, African-American Art: The Long Struggle, Smithmark Publishers 1996

1995 Fox, Catherine, the Scavenger in Terry Adkins, The Atlanta Constitution, April 28, 1995.
Groen, Janny, Verfrissende ontvorstelig aan politivk correct corset, de Volkskant, Holland, February 27, 1995.
Lamoree, Jhim, Cultureel correcte kunst in Arti, Het Parool, Amsterdam, March 1, 1995.
Ledeboer, Francoise, Expositie zes zwarte kunstenaars, Het Nieuwe Land, Holland, March 4, 1995.
Reid, Calvin, Terry Adkins at the Whitney Museum Philip Morris, Art in America, February 1995.
Van de Velde, Paola, Afro-Amerikaanse moderne kunst, Nieuws van de Dag, Holland, February 28, 1995.

1994 Cotter, Holland, African Genesis: What Western Artists Like, The New York Times, May 27, 1994.
Liebmann, Lisa, Africa, at the Source, The New York Times Magazine, June 10, 1994.
Wallach, Amei, The Sacred Truth, New York Newsday, June 2, 1994.

1993 Raven, Arlene, A Breed Apart, The Village Voice, November 2, 1993.
Twardy, Chuck, Saved by the Sculptor, Raleigh News & Observer, April 6, 1993.
Examining Culture Through Its Castoffs, The New York Times, November 28, 1993.

1992 Kangas, Matthew, Common Ground, Separate Choices, Art in America, March 1992.

1991 Brenson, Michael, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, The New York Times, February 15, 1991.
Mahoney, Robert, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Arts, May 1991.
Princenthal, Nancy, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Art in America, summer 1991.
Smith, Roberta, Turning the Corner on Political Correctness, The New York Times, March 3, 1991.

1990 Southern Art With a Sense of Mission, The New York Times, June 3, 1990.
Cyphers, Peggy, New York in Review, Arts Magazine, January 1990.
Gates, Katharine, Thinking Globally, Style Weekly, Richmond, November 20, 1990.
Miller, Gregory R., Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Art Papers, July/August, 1990.
Morgan, Ann Barclay, Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Sculpture, July/August 1990.

1989 Aoyagi, Fusae, Beyond the Umbrella of Art, Switch, Tokyo, October 1989.
Sculptors Using the Wall as Venue and Inspiration, The New York Times, February 1989.
Examining the Role of the Blues, The New York Times, September 26, 1989.
Govern, Paul, Object Lessons Triad Style, Winston-Salem, March 8, 1989.
Hess, Elizabeth, Material Nature, The Village Voice, March 7, 1989.
Patterson, Tom, SECCA's Object Makers, Winston-Salem Journal, February 12, 1989.

1988 Temin, Christine, Sports and High Art The Boston Globe, November 10, 1988.

1987 Battle, Jacqueline, Layers of Activity, Catalogue Essay, Binz 39, Zurich, 1987.
Burli, Peter, Uber Eine interessant Aktion im Bazillus, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, January 16, 1987.
Gassart, Sigmar, Palazzo: Binz 39 Basler Zeitung, Basel, February 4,1987.
Guesewski, Marc, Spiritualist kommt nach Liestal, Nordschweiz, Basel, January 20, 1987.
Kraft, Ellen, Terry Adkins & Mirliton, Fabrik Zeitung, Zurich, May 1987.
Wolf, Conradin, Ein NewYorker An Der Limmat, Tages Anzeiger, Zurich, 1987.
Rentsch, Christian, Verflussigte Formen, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, May 23, 1987.

1986 Collins, Gregory, Blues in the Notte, Gentleman's Quarterly, March 1986.
Milloy, Courtland, The New Harlem Renaissance, The Washington Post, February 26, 1986.

1984 Kistler, Ashley, Impressions, The New Art Examiner, Vol. II Number 4, 1984.

1983 Proctor, Roy, New Approaches, The Richmond News Leader, December 10, 1983.

1982 Fleming, Lee, Other Visions, The Washingtonian, February 1982.
Morrison, Keith, Terry Adkins, The New Art Examiner, Vol. 9, Number 5, 1982.

1980 Forgey, Benjamin, Black Artists: A Matter of Identities, The Washington Star, April 29, 1980.
Lewis, Jo Ann, Art Lobbies - Expanding the Halls of Frames, The Washington Post, June 21, 1980.

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

Rubber Column, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Ezekiel Double Drums, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA
Forevermore, CRCI Civil Rights Memorial, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Harlem Encore, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 125th Metro North Station, New York, NY
Count Forms, PS 153, Percent for Art Program, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY
Mvet Truth, The Sojourner Truth Library, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Arts & Humanities Center, Richmond, VA
AT&T, New York, NY
The Atlanta Life Insurance Company, Atlanta, GA
Bank Julius Bar, Zurich
Brooklyn Union Gas Company, Brooklyn, NY
Chancellor’s Collection, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Fisk University, Nashville, TN
Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
Hammonds House Resource Center for African-American Art, Atlanta, GA
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
The New School, New York, NY
The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ
The Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Syracuse University Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
The Tate Modern, London, UK
Time Based Media, Amsterdam
Tougaloo College, Tugaloo, MS
The Washington Post Company, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION

1975 B.S., Fisk University, Nashville, TN
1977 M.S., Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Instructor, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY
1979 M.F.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1981 Instructor, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, V
1993 Associate Professor, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
2000 - 2014, Professor of Fine Arts, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Senior Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2008 James Baldwin Fellow, USA Artists, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Jacob Lazarus Fellow, American Academy in Rome, Italy

RESIDENCIES

1982 Artist-In-Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
1984 Studio Artist, National Program, P.S.1, Long Island City, Queens, NY
1986 Artist-In-Residence, Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
2003 Artist-In-Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
2011 Artist In Residence, Anchorage Museum, AK
2013 Artist In Residence, The Arctic Circle, Oslo, Norway, Svalbard

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2009 Jesse Howard, Jr. / Jacob H. Lazarus – Metropolitan Museum of Art Rome Prize
2008 United States Artists James Baldwin Fellow
1997 Perspectives in African-American Art Award, Seagram Americas, New York, NY
1996 Printmaking Fellowship--The Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO
1995 New York Foundation for the Arts Grant--Sculpture, New York, NY
1994 Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY
1989 SECCA 7 Fellowship, Winston-Salem, NC
1986 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Washington, D.C.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Nutjuitok (Polar Star), The Anchorage Museum, AK (forthcoming)

2013 Nenuphar, Salon 94, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Recital, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2012 Recital, Travelling Retrospective, Tang Museum, Saratoga, NY
The Principalities, Zidoun Gallery, Luxembourg

2010 Riddle of the Sphinx, Amistad Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Meteor Stream, American Academy in Rome, Italy

2008 Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2007 Belted Bronze, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Black Beethoven, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Black Beethoven, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Black Beethoven, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Towering Steep, Freide-Strauss Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Sanctuary, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Darkwater, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Facets, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY

2001 Deeper Still, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Songs of New Heaven (New Earth), The Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville TN
Greater Deeps, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Altar Encore, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL

2000 After Flame, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
Wild Ashes Mute, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
After Flame, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Firmament, RHA Relay Hymn, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Invisible (Slight Return), Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Sightings in South Florida - Deeper Heart, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
AfterFlame, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Terry Adkins: Contemporary Art Series #20, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
I Space, gallery of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, IL
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY

1998 Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY
Muffled Drums, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York NY
AfterFlame, University of Akron, Mary Schiller Meyers School of Art, Akron, OH
Distant Mirrors, The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Guarded Table, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Temporary Hours, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Seamless Robe, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

1995 Firmament RHA, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
Visionary Recital, Hammonds House Resource Center for African-American Art, Atlanta, GA

1993 Maroon, LedisFlam, New York, NY
Parameters, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1992 Perpetual Choir, LedisFlam, New York, NY

1991 Call/Response, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1990 Inside Out, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
Enframe, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
Dyad LedisFlam, New York, NY

1989 New Ghosts, Galerie Andy Jllien, Zurich

1988 Hammer Ring, Liz Harris Gallery, Boston, MA

1987 Hannibal, Galerie Emmerich-Baumann, Zurich

1986 The Sihl, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, MN
Art or Sound, Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy
2014 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2013 Radical Presence, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Farewell Rodney, Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012 Intense Proximity, Paris Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Clifford Owens : Anthology, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
Radical Presence, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
True North, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
Alpha's Bet Isn't Over Yet, The New Museum, New York, NY
Magical Visions, University of Delaware Museum, New York, NY

2010 The Crude and the Rare, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Time Equals Distance Over Speed or Nothing, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA
The Vagabond Can’t Draw - Spazi Aperti, Accademia di Romania in Roma, Rome, Italy
Accademia delle Accademie, Complesso Monumentale Santo Spirito in Sassia, Rome, Italy

2009 Sound: Print: Record, University Museums, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

2008 Thunderbolt Special – The Great Electric Show and Dance, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Neo-Hoodoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, Menil Collection, Houston, TX; P.S.1, Queens, NY
Black Is, Black Ain't, Renaissance Society, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Nightwatch Research Project, The Verbeke Foundation, Stekene, Belgium

2007 Ensemble, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Spectral Evidence, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Shoebox Sculpture 9, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
Paper Trail, The High Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

2005 Inventors, Movers and Makers, Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Double Consciousness, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX

2004 Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Time/Frame, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2001 Mind Fields, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Red, Black and Green, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

2000 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1999 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Selected Works from the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

1998 Postcards from Black America, De Beyerd Museum, Breda; Frans Hals Museum, Holland
Interpreting, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
May Day - The Rights of Spring, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
African American Art, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Seeing Jazz, International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Material Dialogues, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1996 Other Bloods, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT; The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

1995 Required Nuance, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Material Matters, The Anchorage, Brooklyn, NY
It’s Only Rock & Roll, The Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ
Other Bloods, Museum Arti Et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Minumentals, Watermark/cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY

1994 ... It's How You Play The Game, Exit Art, New York, NY
Points of Interest/ Points of Departure, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The American Flag in Contemporary Art, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Western Artists/African Art, The Museum for African Art, New York, NY

1993 Edward Albee's Other Eye, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
In the Ring, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

1992 Egyptomania, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
Next Generation: Southern Black Aesthetic, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC;
The Endowed Chair, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Present Tense, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1991 Domenikos Theotokopoulos: A Dialogue, Philippe Briet, New York, NY
Terry Adkins & Amy Sillman, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Generations: New York, Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Cadences: Icon and Abstraction in Context, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

1990 From Earth to Archetype, LedisFlam, New York, NY
The Blues Aesthetic, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C
Taking Shape, The Memorial Arch, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

1989 Selections, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Object Makers, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC
Pillar to Post, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Espirit, Salama-Caro Gallery, London
Sihlquai Kunstler, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstgalerie, Kulturhaus Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland

1986 Soundwave NYC, City Gallery, D.C.A., New York, NY
In the Tropics, Longwood Arts Project, New York, NY

1984 Studio Artists, P.S.1, The Clocktower, New York, NY
African American Artists, The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
Darkness, William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ
From The Studio, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

1983 Juss' Jass, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1980 Dimensions & Directions, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Alternatives by Black Artists, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Three Views, Hardart Gallery, Washington, D.C.

PERFORMANCE RECITALS

2013 Postlude (Corpus Specere) & At. Osiris, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Liquid Gardens, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2012 Facets, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY
Last Trumpet, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX

2011 The Portent, Amistad Gallery, BuBois House, Philadeplhia, PA

2010 Paradiso XXVII, Romanian Academy in Rome, Italy

2009 Hiving Bee, American Academy in Rome, Italy
Freedom Suite, with Charles Gaines, New Museum, New York, NY
Invocation for Bessie Smith, P.S. 1 MOMA, Queens, NY
Conundrum, with Sanford Biggers, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2008 Thunderbolt Special, Eldoraro Ballroom, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2006 Belted Bronze, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Solemnis, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Cathedral, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Pinewood Air, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Recovery Blues, Faulkner Auditorium, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Anthem, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Titan, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Postlude, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
High Priest, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Muffled Drums, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2002 Blue Recall (echoes), Flatbed Gallery, Austin TX

2001 Baton, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
The Still, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Voodoo, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL
Solid Clouds, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

2000 Facets with the New World Symphony of Miami, Miami, FL
Requiem, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
The Uncalled, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
Testament II, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Azure, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Muddy Water, Florida Atlantic University, Schmidt Center for the Arts, Boca Raton, FL
Taperlight, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Facets, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Mendacity, Watermark-Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
The Uncalled, I Space, Chicago, IL
North Star Spirituals, Union College, Nott Memorial, Schenectady, NY

1998 Ohnedaruth, John Coltrane Song Cycle, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Testament, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH

1997 Jean Toomer Song Cycle, Scuplture Center, New York, NY

1996 Last Trumpet, The Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
De Jacht Zwarte Piet, (with Sherman Fleming), Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

1992 Recent Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1991 Balcony Coast, California State University at Chico, Chico, CA
Telefonia, (with KOPROD) Hall of Science, New York, NY

1990 Excavation, Valencia Community College, Black Box Theatre, Orlando, FL
Lithium AZ, Rigiblick Theatre, Zurich

1989 Mvet Groove, Koprod International, Zurich

1988 Alto Age, The Institute for Contemporary Art, London

1987 Mirliton, Kulturzentrum Rote Fabrik, Zurich

1985 Trance, P.S. 1, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, New York, NY

1983 New Music America Festival (with Harmolodica), Washington, D.C.

1982 Churinga, University of Cincinnati, School of Fine Arts, Cincinnati, OH

1981 Fault, (with Sherman Fleming) Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

PUBLISHED WRITING

2007 The Vigilant Torch of an Olympian Painter, The Journal of American Studies, Special Issue, 2007

2004 Notes on The Precious Few, A.D., The Journal of Black Studies, Volume 35, Number 2, 2004.

1999 Mapping Grace, Yang Ming Dye, Catalogue Essay, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY 1999.
Illuminated Blues in the Nott, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY 1999.

1998 Living Space, Hamilton College, Catalogue Essay, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY 1998.

1996 Sublime Wonder, Nobukazu Shioya, 123 Watts, Brochure Text, Gallery, New York, NY 1996.

1991 Morning Calm, Il Nam Chon, California State University at Chico, Brochure Text, 1991.

1989 Call/Response, Virginia Commonwealth University, Statement, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA 1989.

1988 The Ethereal Vision of Joseph Egan, Kunstraum Munchen, Catalogue Essay, Munich 1988.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
Recital, Prestel Publishing. Contributions from Anthony Elms, Okwui Enwezor, Cheryl Finley, Charles Ganes and George E. Lewis.

2013
The 15 Best Things To See At Frieze Art Fair London 2013, by Chloe Ashby THE DAILY BEAST, October 17, 2013
Terry Adkins Tate Acquisition, by Andrew Russeth GALLERIST, October 16, 2013
Terry Adkins, THE CURRENT, February 28, 2013
Terry Adkins Imagines “Black Beethoven”, by Jason Foumberg CHICAGO MAGAZINE, February 1, 2013
Art Letter, by Paul Klein ART LETTER, January 11, 2013
Terry Adkins Brings “Recital” To The Block Museum Of Art, by Laura Pearson TIME OUT CHICAGO, January 10, 2013
Mind The Gaps, CHICAGO MAGAZINE, January 1, 2013
Life & Art, EVANSTON ROUNDTABLE, January 1, 2013

2011 Adkins, Terry, Interview with Sanford Biggers, BOMB Magazine, September 2011.

2010 Drake, Cathryn, Review of Meteor Stream at the American Academy in Rome Artforum, May 2010.

2009 Oliver, Valerie-Cassel, Thunderbolt Special at Project Row Houses, Art Lies, Issue 62, Summer 2009.

2007 Spectral Evidence at Rotunda Gallery, by Holland Cotter, The New York Times, February 23, 2007.
Galvez, Paul, Ensemble: Institute of Contemporary Art, Artforum, November 2007.

2006 Bloodworth, Sandra, “Along the Way: MTA Arts for Transit”, Random House, New York, 2006.

2005 Friedman, Uri, Prof Raises Hackles with Tribute Design, The Daily Pennsylvanian, October 26, 2005.
Jubera, Drew, Outcry Engulfs Campus Memorial, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 26, 2005.
Mitchell, Jerry, Official Rejects UM Memorial, The Clarioan Ledger, October 7, 2005.

2004 Fallon, Roberta, Race Elements, Philadelphia Weekly, November 24, 2004.
Finley, Cheryl, Imagined History, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art, Number 19, 2004.

2003 Frith, Susan, Cell Block Turned Art Gallery, The Pennsylvania Gazette, September/October 2003.
Ledger, Martha, Terry Adkins, Art Matters, April 2003.

2001 Sculpturing the Story, Winston-Salem Journal, April 1, 2001.

2000 McLeod, Deborah, Lessons Long Remembered, Richmond Style Weekly, December 5, 2000.
Talley, Dan R., Review of Relay Hymn at the ICA, Art Papers, January-February, 2000.

1999 Caracappa, Michele, ICA Works Celebrate Glory of Penn Relays, Daily Pennsylvanian, November, 1999.
A Rejuvenating Celebration, Woodstock Times, November 18, 1999.
Rosenholtz, Ellen M., Wild Mood Swings, Philadelphia Weekly, September 8, 1999.
Sozanski, Edward J., At ICA, the Twain Meet in Harmony, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 19, 1999.

1998 Kover, Jonas, Through Coltrane -Shape and Sound, Observer -Dispatch, December 6, 1998.
Weld, Alison, Essay in Distant Mirrors, New Jersey State Museum, February 1998.
Essay in Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, November 1998.
Industrial Rythms, Muffled Drums at P.P.O.W. Gallery, www.artnet.com, October, 1998
Schwabsky, Barry, Assembling Pieces With a Surprise Quotient, The New York Times, March 15, 1998.

1997 Hazlewood, Carl, A Geneology of Objects, Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art, Fall 1997
Norklun, Kathi, Subtle Revelations, Woodstock Times, November 20, 1997.

1996 Britton, Crystal, African-American Art: The Long Struggle, Smithmark Publishers 1996

1995 Fox, Catherine, the Scavenger in Terry Adkins, The Atlanta Constitution, April 28, 1995.
Groen, Janny, Verfrissende ontvorstelig aan politivk correct corset, de Volkskant, Holland, February 27, 1995.
Lamoree, Jhim, Cultureel correcte kunst in Arti, Het Parool, Amsterdam, March 1, 1995.
Ledeboer, Francoise, Expositie zes zwarte kunstenaars, Het Nieuwe Land, Holland, March 4, 1995.
Reid, Calvin, Terry Adkins at the Whitney Museum Philip Morris, Art in America, February 1995.
Van de Velde, Paola, Afro-Amerikaanse moderne kunst, Nieuws van de Dag, Holland, February 28, 1995.

1994 Cotter, Holland, African Genesis: What Western Artists Like, The New York Times, May 27, 1994.
Liebmann, Lisa, Africa, at the Source, The New York Times Magazine, June 10, 1994.
Wallach, Amei, The Sacred Truth, New York Newsday, June 2, 1994.

1993 Raven, Arlene, A Breed Apart, The Village Voice, November 2, 1993.
Twardy, Chuck, Saved by the Sculptor, Raleigh News & Observer, April 6, 1993.
Examining Culture Through Its Castoffs, The New York Times, November 28, 1993.

1992 Kangas, Matthew, Common Ground, Separate Choices, Art in America, March 1992.

1991 Brenson, Michael, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, The New York Times, February 15, 1991.
Mahoney, Robert, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Arts, May 1991.
Princenthal, Nancy, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Art in America, summer 1991.
Smith, Roberta, Turning the Corner on Political Correctness, The New York Times, March 3, 1991.

1990 Southern Art With a Sense of Mission, The New York Times, June 3, 1990.
Cyphers, Peggy, New York in Review, Arts Magazine, January 1990.
Gates, Katharine, Thinking Globally, Style Weekly, Richmond, November 20, 1990.
Miller, Gregory R., Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Art Papers, July/August, 1990.
Morgan, Ann Barclay, Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Sculpture, July/August 1990.

1989 Aoyagi, Fusae, Beyond the Umbrella of Art, Switch, Tokyo, October 1989.
Sculptors Using the Wall as Venue and Inspiration, The New York Times, February 1989.
Examining the Role of the Blues, The New York Times, September 26, 1989.
Govern, Paul, Object Lessons Triad Style, Winston-Salem, March 8, 1989.
Hess, Elizabeth, Material Nature, The Village Voice, March 7, 1989.
Patterson, Tom, SECCA's Object Makers, Winston-Salem Journal, February 12, 1989.

1988 Temin, Christine, Sports and High Art The Boston Globe, November 10, 1988.

1987 Battle, Jacqueline, Layers of Activity, Catalogue Essay, Binz 39, Zurich, 1987.
Burli, Peter, Uber Eine interessant Aktion im Bazillus, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, January 16, 1987.
Gassart, Sigmar, Palazzo: Binz 39 Basler Zeitung, Basel, February 4,1987.
Guesewski, Marc, Spiritualist kommt nach Liestal, Nordschweiz, Basel, January 20, 1987.
Kraft, Ellen, Terry Adkins & Mirliton, Fabrik Zeitung, Zurich, May 1987.
Wolf, Conradin, Ein NewYorker An Der Limmat, Tages Anzeiger, Zurich, 1987.
Rentsch, Christian, Verflussigte Formen, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, May 23, 1987.

1986 Collins, Gregory, Blues in the Notte, Gentleman's Quarterly, March 1986.
Milloy, Courtland, The New Harlem Renaissance, The Washington Post, February 26, 1986.

1984 Kistler, Ashley, Impressions, The New Art Examiner, Vol. II Number 4, 1984.

1983 Proctor, Roy, New Approaches, The Richmond News Leader, December 10, 1983.

1982 Fleming, Lee, Other Visions, The Washingtonian, February 1982.
Morrison, Keith, Terry Adkins, The New Art Examiner, Vol. 9, Number 5, 1982.

1980 Forgey, Benjamin, Black Artists: A Matter of Identities, The Washington Star, April 29, 1980.
Lewis, Jo Ann, Art Lobbies - Expanding the Halls of Frames, The Washington Post, June 21, 1980.

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

Rubber Column, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Ezekiel Double Drums, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA
Forevermore, CRCI Civil Rights Memorial, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Harlem Encore, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 125th Metro North Station, New York, NY
Count Forms, PS 153, Percent for Art Program, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY
Mvet Truth, The Sojourner Truth Library, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Arts & Humanities Center, Richmond, VA
AT&T, New York, NY
The Atlanta Life Insurance Company, Atlanta, GA
Bank Julius Bar, Zurich
Brooklyn Union Gas Company, Brooklyn, NY
Chancellor’s Collection, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Fisk University, Nashville, TN
Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
Hammonds House Resource Center for African-American Art, Atlanta, GA
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
The New School, New York, NY
The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ
The Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Syracuse University Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
The Tate Modern, London, UK
Time Based Media, Amsterdam
Tougaloo College, Tugaloo, MS
The Washington Post Company, Washington, D.C.
EDUCATION

1975 B.S., Fisk University, Nashville, TN
1977 M.S., Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Instructor, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY
1979 M.F.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1981 Instructor, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, V
1993 Associate Professor, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
2000 - 2014, Professor of Fine Arts, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Senior Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2008 James Baldwin Fellow, USA Artists, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Jacob Lazarus Fellow, American Academy in Rome, Italy

RESIDENCIES

1982 Artist-In-Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
1984 Studio Artist, National Program, P.S.1, Long Island City, Queens, NY
1986 Artist-In-Residence, Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
2003 Artist-In-Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
2011 Artist In Residence, Anchorage Museum, AK
2013 Artist In Residence, The Arctic Circle, Oslo, Norway, Svalbard

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2009 Jesse Howard, Jr. / Jacob H. Lazarus – Metropolitan Museum of Art Rome Prize
2008 United States Artists James Baldwin Fellow
1997 Perspectives in African-American Art Award, Seagram Americas, New York, NY
1996 Printmaking Fellowship--The Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO
1995 New York Foundation for the Arts Grant--Sculpture, New York, NY
1994 Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY
1989 SECCA 7 Fellowship, Winston-Salem, NC
1986 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Washington, D.C.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Nutjuitok (Polar Star), The Anchorage Museum, AK (forthcoming)

2013 Nenuphar, Salon 94, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Recital, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2012 Recital, Travelling Retrospective, Tang Museum, Saratoga, NY
The Principalities, Zidoun Gallery, Luxembourg

2010 Riddle of the Sphinx, Amistad Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Meteor Stream, American Academy in Rome, Italy

2008 Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2007 Belted Bronze, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Black Beethoven, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Black Beethoven, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Black Beethoven, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Towering Steep, Freide-Strauss Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Sanctuary, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Darkwater, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Facets, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY

2001 Deeper Still, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Songs of New Heaven (New Earth), The Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville TN
Greater Deeps, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Altar Encore, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL

2000 After Flame, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
Wild Ashes Mute, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
After Flame, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Firmament, RHA Relay Hymn, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Invisible (Slight Return), Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Sightings in South Florida - Deeper Heart, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
AfterFlame, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Terry Adkins: Contemporary Art Series #20, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
I Space, gallery of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, IL
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY

1998 Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY
Muffled Drums, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York NY
AfterFlame, University of Akron, Mary Schiller Meyers School of Art, Akron, OH
Distant Mirrors, The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Guarded Table, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Temporary Hours, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Seamless Robe, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

1995 Firmament RHA, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
Visionary Recital, Hammonds House Resource Center for African-American Art, Atlanta, GA

1993 Maroon, LedisFlam, New York, NY
Parameters, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1992 Perpetual Choir, LedisFlam, New York, NY

1991 Call/Response, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1990 Inside Out, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
Enframe, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
Dyad LedisFlam, New York, NY

1989 New Ghosts, Galerie Andy Jllien, Zurich

1988 Hammer Ring, Liz Harris Gallery, Boston, MA

1987 Hannibal, Galerie Emmerich-Baumann, Zurich

1986 The Sihl, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, MN
Art or Sound, Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy
2014 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2013 Radical Presence, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Farewell Rodney, Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012 Intense Proximity, Paris Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Clifford Owens : Anthology, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
Radical Presence, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
True North, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
Alpha's Bet Isn't Over Yet, The New Museum, New York, NY
Magical Visions, University of Delaware Museum, New York, NY

2010 The Crude and the Rare, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Time Equals Distance Over Speed or Nothing, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA
The Vagabond Can’t Draw - Spazi Aperti, Accademia di Romania in Roma, Rome, Italy
Accademia delle Accademie, Complesso Monumentale Santo Spirito in Sassia, Rome, Italy

2009 Sound: Print: Record, University Museums, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

2008 Thunderbolt Special – The Great Electric Show and Dance, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Neo-Hoodoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, Menil Collection, Houston, TX; P.S.1, Queens, NY
Black Is, Black Ain't, Renaissance Society, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Nightwatch Research Project, The Verbeke Foundation, Stekene, Belgium

2007 Ensemble, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Spectral Evidence, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Shoebox Sculpture 9, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
Paper Trail, The High Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

2005 Inventors, Movers and Makers, Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Double Consciousness, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX

2004 Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Time/Frame, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2001 Mind Fields, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Red, Black and Green, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

2000 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1999 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Selected Works from the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

1998 Postcards from Black America, De Beyerd Museum, Breda; Frans Hals Museum, Holland
Interpreting, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
May Day - The Rights of Spring, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
African American Art, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Seeing Jazz, International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Material Dialogues, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1996 Other Bloods, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT; The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

1995 Required Nuance, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Material Matters, The Anchorage, Brooklyn, NY
It’s Only Rock & Roll, The Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ
Other Bloods, Museum Arti Et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Minumentals, Watermark/cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY

1994 ... It's How You Play The Game, Exit Art, New York, NY
Points of Interest/ Points of Departure, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The American Flag in Contemporary Art, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Western Artists/African Art, The Museum for African Art, New York, NY

1993 Edward Albee's Other Eye, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
In the Ring, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

1992 Egyptomania, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
Next Generation: Southern Black Aesthetic, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC;
The Endowed Chair, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Present Tense, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1991 Domenikos Theotokopoulos: A Dialogue, Philippe Briet, New York, NY
Terry Adkins & Amy Sillman, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Generations: New York, Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Cadences: Icon and Abstraction in Context, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

1990 From Earth to Archetype, LedisFlam, New York, NY
The Blues Aesthetic, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C
Taking Shape, The Memorial Arch, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

1989 Selections, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Object Makers, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC
Pillar to Post, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Espirit, Salama-Caro Gallery, London
Sihlquai Kunstler, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstgalerie, Kulturhaus Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland

1986 Soundwave NYC, City Gallery, D.C.A., New York, NY
In the Tropics, Longwood Arts Project, New York, NY

1984 Studio Artists, P.S.1, The Clocktower, New York, NY
African American Artists, The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
Darkness, William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ
From The Studio, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

1983 Juss' Jass, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1980 Dimensions & Directions, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Alternatives by Black Artists, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Three Views, Hardart Gallery, Washington, D.C.

PERFORMANCE RECITALS

2013 Postlude (Corpus Specere) & At. Osiris, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Liquid Gardens, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2012 Facets, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY
Last Trumpet, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX

2011 The Portent, Amistad Gallery, BuBois House, Philadeplhia, PA

2010 Paradiso XXVII, Romanian Academy in Rome, Italy

2009 Hiving Bee, American Academy in Rome, Italy
Freedom Suite, with Charles Gaines, New Museum, New York, NY
Invocation for Bessie Smith, P.S. 1 MOMA, Queens, NY
Conundrum, with Sanford Biggers, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2008 Thunderbolt Special, Eldoraro Ballroom, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2006 Belted Bronze, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Solemnis, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Cathedral, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Pinewood Air, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Recovery Blues, Faulkner Auditorium, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Anthem, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Titan, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Postlude, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
High Priest, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Muffled Drums, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2002 Blue Recall (echoes), Flatbed Gallery, Austin TX

2001 Baton, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
The Still, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Voodoo, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL
Solid Clouds, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

2000 Facets with the New World Symphony of Miami, Miami, FL
Requiem, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
The Uncalled, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
Testament II, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Azure, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Muddy Water, Florida Atlantic University, Schmidt Center for the Arts, Boca Raton, FL
Taperlight, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Facets, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Mendacity, Watermark-Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
The Uncalled, I Space, Chicago, IL
North Star Spirituals, Union College, Nott Memorial, Schenectady, NY

1998 Ohnedaruth, John Coltrane Song Cycle, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Testament, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH

1997 Jean Toomer Song Cycle, Scuplture Center, New York, NY

1996 Last Trumpet, The Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
De Jacht Zwarte Piet, (with Sherman Fleming), Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

1992 Recent Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1991 Balcony Coast, California State University at Chico, Chico, CA
Telefonia, (with KOPROD) Hall of Science, New York, NY

1990 Excavation, Valencia Community College, Black Box Theatre, Orlando, FL
Lithium AZ, Rigiblick Theatre, Zurich

1989 Mvet Groove, Koprod International, Zurich

1988 Alto Age, The Institute for Contemporary Art, London

1987 Mirliton, Kulturzentrum Rote Fabrik, Zurich

1985 Trance, P.S. 1, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, New York, NY

1983 New Music America Festival (with Harmolodica), Washington, D.C.

1982 Churinga, University of Cincinnati, School of Fine Arts, Cincinnati, OH

1981 Fault, (with Sherman Fleming) Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

PUBLISHED WRITING

2007 The Vigilant Torch of an Olympian Painter, The Journal of American Studies, Special Issue, 2007

2004 Notes on The Precious Few, A.D., The Journal of Black Studies, Volume 35, Number 2, 2004.

1999 Mapping Grace, Yang Ming Dye, Catalogue Essay, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY 1999.
Illuminated Blues in the Nott, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY 1999.

1998 Living Space, Hamilton College, Catalogue Essay, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY 1998.

1996 Sublime Wonder, Nobukazu Shioya, 123 Watts, Brochure Text, Gallery, New York, NY 1996.

1991 Morning Calm, Il Nam Chon, California State University at Chico, Brochure Text, 1991.

1989 Call/Response, Virginia Commonwealth University, Statement, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA 1989.

1988 The Ethereal Vision of Joseph Egan, Kunstraum Munchen, Catalogue Essay, Munich 1988.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
Recital, Prestel Publishing. Contributions from Anthony Elms, Okwui Enwezor, Cheryl Finley, Charles Ganes and George E. Lewis.

2013
The 15 Best Things To See At Frieze Art Fair London 2013, by Chloe Ashby THE DAILY BEAST, October 17, 2013
Terry Adkins Tate Acquisition, by Andrew Russeth GALLERIST, October 16, 2013
Terry Adkins, THE CURRENT, February 28, 2013
Terry Adkins Imagines “Black Beethoven”, by Jason Foumberg CHICAGO MAGAZINE, February 1, 2013
Art Letter, by Paul Klein ART LETTER, January 11, 2013
Terry Adkins Brings “Recital” To The Block Museum Of Art, by Laura Pearson TIME OUT CHICAGO, January 10, 2013
Mind The Gaps, CHICAGO MAGAZINE, January 1, 2013
Life & Art, EVANSTON ROUNDTABLE, January 1, 2013

2011 Adkins, Terry, Interview with Sanford Biggers, BOMB Magazine, September 2011.

2010 Drake, Cathryn, Review of Meteor Stream at the American Academy in Rome Artforum, May 2010.

2009 Oliver, Valerie-Cassel, Thunderbolt Special at Project Row Houses, Art Lies, Issue 62, Summer 2009.

2007 Spectral Evidence at Rotunda Gallery, by Holland Cotter, The New York Times, February 23, 2007.
Galvez, Paul, Ensemble: Institute of Contemporary Art, Artforum, November 2007.

2006 Bloodworth, Sandra, “Along the Way: MTA Arts for Transit”, Random House, New York, 2006.

2005 Friedman, Uri, Prof Raises Hackles with Tribute Design, The Daily Pennsylvanian, October 26, 2005.
Jubera, Drew, Outcry Engulfs Campus Memorial, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 26, 2005.
Mitchell, Jerry, Official Rejects UM Memorial, The Clarioan Ledger, October 7, 2005.

2004 Fallon, Roberta, Race Elements, Philadelphia Weekly, November 24, 2004.
Finley, Cheryl, Imagined History, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art, Number 19, 2004.

2003 Frith, Susan, Cell Block Turned Art Gallery, The Pennsylvania Gazette, September/October 2003.
Ledger, Martha, Terry Adkins, Art Matters, April 2003.

2001 Sculpturing the Story, Winston-Salem Journal, April 1, 2001.

2000 McLeod, Deborah, Lessons Long Remembered, Richmond Style Weekly, December 5, 2000.
Talley, Dan R., Review of Relay Hymn at the ICA, Art Papers, January-February, 2000.

1999 Caracappa, Michele, ICA Works Celebrate Glory of Penn Relays, Daily Pennsylvanian, November, 1999.
A Rejuvenating Celebration, Woodstock Times, November 18, 1999.
Rosenholtz, Ellen M., Wild Mood Swings, Philadelphia Weekly, September 8, 1999.
Sozanski, Edward J., At ICA, the Twain Meet in Harmony, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 19, 1999.

1998 Kover, Jonas, Through Coltrane -Shape and Sound, Observer -Dispatch, December 6, 1998.
Weld, Alison, Essay in Distant Mirrors, New Jersey State Museum, February 1998.
Essay in Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, November 1998.
Industrial Rythms, Muffled Drums at P.P.O.W. Gallery, www.artnet.com, October, 1998
Schwabsky, Barry, Assembling Pieces With a Surprise Quotient, The New York Times, March 15, 1998.

1997 Hazlewood, Carl, A Geneology of Objects, Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art, Fall 1997
Norklun, Kathi, Subtle Revelations, Woodstock Times, November 20, 1997.

1996 Britton, Crystal, African-American Art: The Long Struggle, Smithmark Publishers 1996

1995 Fox, Catherine, the Scavenger in Terry Adkins, The Atlanta Constitution, April 28, 1995.
Groen, Janny, Verfrissende ontvorstelig aan politivk correct corset, de Volkskant, Holland, February 27, 1995.
Lamoree, Jhim, Cultureel correcte kunst in Arti, Het Parool, Amsterdam, March 1, 1995.
Ledeboer, Francoise, Expositie zes zwarte kunstenaars, Het Nieuwe Land, Holland, March 4, 1995.
Reid, Calvin, Terry Adkins at the Whitney Museum Philip Morris, Art in America, February 1995.
Van de Velde, Paola, Afro-Amerikaanse moderne kunst, Nieuws van de Dag, Holland, February 28, 1995.

1994 Cotter, Holland, African Genesis: What Western Artists Like, The New York Times, May 27, 1994.
Liebmann, Lisa, Africa, at the Source, The New York Times Magazine, June 10, 1994.
Wallach, Amei, The Sacred Truth, New York Newsday, June 2, 1994.

1993 Raven, Arlene, A Breed Apart, The Village Voice, November 2, 1993.
Twardy, Chuck, Saved by the Sculptor, Raleigh News & Observer, April 6, 1993.
Examining Culture Through Its Castoffs, The New York Times, November 28, 1993.

1992 Kangas, Matthew, Common Ground, Separate Choices, Art in America, March 1992.

1991 Brenson, Michael, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, The New York Times, February 15, 1991.
Mahoney, Robert, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Arts, May 1991.
Princenthal, Nancy, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Art in America, summer 1991.
Smith, Roberta, Turning the Corner on Political Correctness, The New York Times, March 3, 1991.

1990 Southern Art With a Sense of Mission, The New York Times, June 3, 1990.
Cyphers, Peggy, New York in Review, Arts Magazine, January 1990.
Gates, Katharine, Thinking Globally, Style Weekly, Richmond, November 20, 1990.
Miller, Gregory R., Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Art Papers, July/August, 1990.
Morgan, Ann Barclay, Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Sculpture, July/August 1990.

1989 Aoyagi, Fusae, Beyond the Umbrella of Art, Switch, Tokyo, October 1989.
Sculptors Using the Wall as Venue and Inspiration, The New York Times, February 1989.
Examining the Role of the Blues, The New York Times, September 26, 1989.
Govern, Paul, Object Lessons Triad Style, Winston-Salem, March 8, 1989.
Hess, Elizabeth, Material Nature, The Village Voice, March 7, 1989.
Patterson, Tom, SECCA's Object Makers, Winston-Salem Journal, February 12, 1989.

1988 Temin, Christine, Sports and High Art The Boston Globe, November 10, 1988.

1987 Battle, Jacqueline, Layers of Activity, Catalogue Essay, Binz 39, Zurich, 1987.
Burli, Peter, Uber Eine interessant Aktion im Bazillus, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, January 16, 1987.
Gassart, Sigmar, Palazzo: Binz 39 Basler Zeitung, Basel, February 4,1987.
Guesewski, Marc, Spiritualist kommt nach Liestal, Nordschweiz, Basel, January 20, 1987.
Kraft, Ellen, Terry Adkins & Mirliton, Fabrik Zeitung, Zurich, May 1987.
Wolf, Conradin, Ein NewYorker An Der Limmat, Tages Anzeiger, Zurich, 1987.
Rentsch, Christian, Verflussigte Formen, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, May 23, 1987.

1986 Collins, Gregory, Blues in the Notte, Gentleman's Quarterly, March 1986.
Milloy, Courtland, The New Harlem Renaissance, The Washington Post, February 26, 1986.

1984 Kistler, Ashley, Impressions, The New Art Examiner, Vol. II Number 4, 1984.

1983 Proctor, Roy, New Approaches, The Richmond News Leader, December 10, 1983.

1982 Fleming, Lee, Other Visions, The Washingtonian, February 1982.
Morrison, Keith, Terry Adkins, The New Art Examiner, Vol. 9, Number 5, 1982.

1980 Forgey, Benjamin, Black Artists: A Matter of Identities, The Washington Star, April 29, 1980.
Lewis, Jo Ann, Art Lobbies - Expanding the Halls of Frames, The Washington Post, June 21, 1980.

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

Rubber Column, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
Ezekiel Double Drums, Dillard University, New Orleans, LA
Forevermore, CRCI Civil Rights Memorial, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Harlem Encore, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 125th Metro North Station, New York, NY
Count Forms, PS 153, Percent for Art Program, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY
Mvet Truth, The Sojourner Truth Library, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Arts & Humanities Center, Richmond, VA
AT&T, New York, NY
The Atlanta Life Insurance Company, Atlanta, GA
Bank Julius Bar, Zurich
Brooklyn Union Gas Company, Brooklyn, NY
Chancellor’s Collection, California State University at Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Fisk University, Nashville, TN
Goldman Sachs, New York, NY
Hammonds House Resource Center for African-American Art, Atlanta, GA
The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
The Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Illinois State University, Normal, IL
The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
The New School, New York, NY
The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ
The Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Syracuse University Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
The Tate Modern, London, UK
Time Based Media, Amsterdam
Tougaloo College, Tugaloo, MS
The Washington Post Company, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION

1975 B.S., Fisk University, Nashville, TN
1977 M.S., Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Instructor, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY
1979 M.F.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
1981 Instructor, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, V
1993 Associate Professor, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
2000 - 2014, Professor of Fine Arts, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2003 Senior Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2008 James Baldwin Fellow, USA Artists, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Jacob Lazarus Fellow, American Academy in Rome, Italy

RESIDENCIES

1982 Artist-In-Residence, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
1984 Studio Artist, National Program, P.S.1, Long Island City, Queens, NY
1986 Artist-In-Residence, Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
2003 Artist-In-Residence, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
2011 Artist In Residence, Anchorage Museum, AK
2013 Artist In Residence, The Arctic Circle, Oslo, Norway, Svalbard

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2009 Jesse Howard, Jr. / Jacob H. Lazarus – Metropolitan Museum of Art Rome Prize
2008 United States Artists James Baldwin Fellow
1997 Perspectives in African-American Art Award, Seagram Americas, New York, NY
1996 Printmaking Fellowship--The Anderson Ranch, Aspen, CO
1995 New York Foundation for the Arts Grant--Sculpture, New York, NY
1994 Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship, Brooklyn, NY
1989 SECCA 7 Fellowship, Winston-Salem, NC
1986 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, Washington, D.C.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Nutjuitok (Polar Star), The Anchorage Museum, AK (forthcoming)

2013 Nenuphar, Salon 94, New York, NY (forthcoming)
Recital, Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2012 Recital, Travelling Retrospective, Tang Museum, Saratoga, NY
The Principalities, Zidoun Gallery, Luxembourg

2010 Riddle of the Sphinx, Amistad Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Meteor Stream, American Academy in Rome, Italy

2008 Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2007 Belted Bronze, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Black Beethoven, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Black Beethoven, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Black Beethoven, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Towering Steep, Freide-Strauss Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Sanctuary, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Darkwater, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Facets, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY

2001 Deeper Still, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Songs of New Heaven (New Earth), The Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville TN
Greater Deeps, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Altar Encore, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL

2000 After Flame, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
Wild Ashes Mute, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
After Flame, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Firmament, RHA Relay Hymn, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Invisible (Slight Return), Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Sightings in South Florida - Deeper Heart, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
AfterFlame, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Terry Adkins: Contemporary Art Series #20, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
I Space, gallery of the College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Chicago, IL
Powre Above Powres-Passing Freedom, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY

1998 Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY
Muffled Drums, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York NY
AfterFlame, University of Akron, Mary Schiller Meyers School of Art, Akron, OH
Distant Mirrors, The New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Guarded Table, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
Temporary Hours, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Seamless Robe, The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

1995 Firmament RHA, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
Visionary Recital, Hammonds House Resource Center for African-American Art, Atlanta, GA

1993 Maroon, LedisFlam, New York, NY
Parameters, The Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1992 Perpetual Choir, LedisFlam, New York, NY

1991 Call/Response, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

1990 Inside Out, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
Enframe, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
Dyad LedisFlam, New York, NY

1989 New Ghosts, Galerie Andy Jllien, Zurich

1988 Hammer Ring, Liz Harris Gallery, Boston, MA

1987 Hannibal, Galerie Emmerich-Baumann, Zurich

1986 The Sihl, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center,
Minneapolis, MN
Art or Sound, Fondazione Prada, Venice, Italy
2014 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2013 Radical Presence, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
Farewell Rodney, Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012 Intense Proximity, Paris Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
The Bearden Project, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Clifford Owens : Anthology, MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
Radical Presence, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX
True North, The Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
Alpha's Bet Isn't Over Yet, The New Museum, New York, NY
Magical Visions, University of Delaware Museum, New York, NY

2010 The Crude and the Rare, Cooper Union, New York, NY
Time Equals Distance Over Speed or Nothing, Pageant Soloveev, Philadelphia, PA
The Vagabond Can’t Draw - Spazi Aperti, Accademia di Romania in Roma, Rome, Italy
Accademia delle Accademie, Complesso Monumentale Santo Spirito in Sassia, Rome, Italy

2009 Sound: Print: Record, University Museums, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

2008 Thunderbolt Special – The Great Electric Show and Dance, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Neo-Hoodoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith, Menil Collection, Houston, TX; P.S.1, Queens, NY
Black Is, Black Ain't, Renaissance Society, Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
Nightwatch Research Project, The Verbeke Foundation, Stekene, Belgium

2007 Ensemble, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Spectral Evidence, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2006 Shoebox Sculpture 9, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
Paper Trail, The High Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

2005 Inventors, Movers and Makers, Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Double Consciousness, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX

2004 Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY

2002 Time/Frame, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

2001 Mind Fields, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
Red, Black and Green, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

2000 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1999 Passages: Contemporary Art in Transition, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Selected Works from the Permanent Collection, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY

1998 Postcards from Black America, De Beyerd Museum, Breda; Frans Hals Museum, Holland
Interpreting, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
May Day - The Rights of Spring, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY
Narratives of African American Art & Identity, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
African American Art, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1997 Seeing Jazz, International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Material Dialogues, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

1996 Other Bloods, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT; The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, PA

1995 Required Nuance, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Material Matters, The Anchorage, Brooklyn, NY
It’s Only Rock & Roll, The Phoenix Museum of Art, Phoenix, AZ
Other Bloods, Museum Arti Et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Minumentals, Watermark/cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY

1994 ... It's How You Play The Game, Exit Art, New York, NY
Points of Interest/ Points of Departure, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The American Flag in Contemporary Art, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland
Western Artists/African Art, The Museum for African Art, New York, NY

1993 Edward Albee's Other Eye, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
In the Ring, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

1992 Egyptomania, Hillwood Art Museum, Brookville, NY
Next Generation: Southern Black Aesthetic, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC;
The Endowed Chair, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY
Present Tense, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

1991 Domenikos Theotokopoulos: A Dialogue, Philippe Briet, New York, NY
Terry Adkins & Amy Sillman, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Generations: New York, Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Cadences: Icon and Abstraction in Context, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

1990 From Earth to Archetype, LedisFlam, New York, NY
The Blues Aesthetic, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C
Taking Shape, The Memorial Arch, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NY

1989 Selections, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Object Makers, S.E.C.C.A., Winston-Salem, NC
Pillar to Post, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Espirit, Salama-Caro Gallery, London
Sihlquai Kunstler, Projekt Binz 39, Zurich, Switzerland
Kunstgalerie, Kulturhaus Palazzo, Liestal, Switzerland

1986 Soundwave NYC, City Gallery, D.C.A., New York, NY
In the Tropics, Longwood Arts Project, New York, NY

1984 Studio Artists, P.S.1, The Clocktower, New York, NY
African American Artists, The High Museum, Atlanta, GA
Darkness, William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ
From The Studio, The Studio Museum In Harlem, New York, NY

1983 Juss' Jass, Kenkeleba Gallery, New York, NY

1980 Dimensions & Directions, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
Alternatives by Black Artists, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Three Views, Hardart Gallery, Washington, D.C.

PERFORMANCE RECITALS

2013 Postlude (Corpus Specere) & At. Osiris, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Liquid Gardens, Regenstein Recital Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
2012 Facets, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga, NY
Last Trumpet, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX

2011 The Portent, Amistad Gallery, BuBois House, Philadeplhia, PA

2010 Paradiso XXVII, Romanian Academy in Rome, Italy

2009 Hiving Bee, American Academy in Rome, Italy
Freedom Suite, with Charles Gaines, New Museum, New York, NY
Invocation for Bessie Smith, P.S. 1 MOMA, Queens, NY
Conundrum, with Sanford Biggers, The Kitchen, New York, NY

2008 Thunderbolt Special, Eldoraro Ballroom, Project Row Houses, Houston, TX
Songs of Hearth and Valor, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2006 Belted Bronze, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Solemnis, Wheaton College, Beard Gallery, Norton, MA
Cathedral, Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY

2004 Pinewood Air, Pageant, Philadelphia, PA

2003 Recovery Blues, Faulkner Auditorium, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Anthem, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA
Titan, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Postlude, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
High Priest, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Muffled Drums, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2002 Blue Recall (echoes), Flatbed Gallery, Austin TX

2001 Baton, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
The Still, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Voodoo, Zora Neale Hurston Museum of American Art, Eatonville, FL
Solid Clouds, Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

2000 Facets with the New World Symphony of Miami, Miami, FL
Requiem, The Hand Workshop, Richmond, VA
The Uncalled, Saratoga County Arts Council, Saratoga Springs, NY
Testament II, Summit County Historical Society, John Brown House, Akron, OH

1999 Azure, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Muddy Water, Florida Atlantic University, Schmidt Center for the Arts, Boca Raton, FL
Taperlight, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Facets, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Mendacity, Watermark-Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY
The Uncalled, I Space, Chicago, IL
North Star Spirituals, Union College, Nott Memorial, Schenectady, NY

1998 Ohnedaruth, John Coltrane Song Cycle, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
Testament, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, OH

1997 Jean Toomer Song Cycle, Scuplture Center, New York, NY

1996 Last Trumpet, The Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
De Jacht Zwarte Piet, (with Sherman Fleming), Museum Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam

1992 Recent Anthem, Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1991 Balcony Coast, California State University at Chico, Chico, CA
Telefonia, (with KOPROD) Hall of Science, New York, NY

1990 Excavation, Valencia Community College, Black Box Theatre, Orlando, FL
Lithium AZ, Rigiblick Theatre, Zurich

1989 Mvet Groove, Koprod International, Zurich

1988 Alto Age, The Institute for Contemporary Art, London

1987 Mirliton, Kulturzentrum Rote Fabrik, Zurich

1985 Trance, P.S. 1, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, New York, NY

1983 New Music America Festival (with Harmolodica), Washington, D.C.

1982 Churinga, University of Cincinnati, School of Fine Arts, Cincinnati, OH

1981 Fault, (with Sherman Fleming) Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.

PUBLISHED WRITING

2007 The Vigilant Torch of an Olympian Painter, The Journal of American Studies, Special Issue, 2007

2004 Notes on The Precious Few, A.D., The Journal of Black Studies, Volume 35, Number 2, 2004.

1999 Mapping Grace, Yang Ming Dye, Catalogue Essay, Watermark Cargo Gallery, Kingston, NY 1999.
Illuminated Blues in the Nott, Union College, Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY 1999.

1998 Living Space, Hamilton College, Catalogue Essay, Emerson Gallery, Clinton, NY 1998.

1996 Sublime Wonder, Nobukazu Shioya, 123 Watts, Brochure Text, Gallery, New York, NY 1996.

1991 Morning Calm, Il Nam Chon, California State University at Chico, Brochure Text, 1991.

1989 Call/Response, Virginia Commonwealth University, Statement, Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA 1989.

1988 The Ethereal Vision of Joseph Egan, Kunstraum Munchen, Catalogue Essay, Munich 1988.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014
Recital, Prestel Publishing. Contributions from Anthony Elms, Okwui Enwezor, Cheryl Finley, Charles Ganes and George E. Lewis.

2013
The 15 Best Things To See At Frieze Art Fair London 2013, by Chloe Ashby THE DAILY BEAST, October 17, 2013
Terry Adkins Tate Acquisition, by Andrew Russeth GALLERIST, October 16, 2013
Terry Adkins, THE CURRENT, February 28, 2013
Terry Adkins Imagines “Black Beethoven”, by Jason Foumberg CHICAGO MAGAZINE, February 1, 2013
Art Letter, by Paul Klein ART LETTER, January 11, 2013
Terry Adkins Brings “Recital” To The Block Museum Of Art, by Laura Pearson TIME OUT CHICAGO, January 10, 2013
Mind The Gaps, CHICAGO MAGAZINE, January 1, 2013
Life & Art, EVANSTON ROUNDTABLE, January 1, 2013

2011 Adkins, Terry, Interview with Sanford Biggers, BOMB Magazine, September 2011.

2010 Drake, Cathryn, Review of Meteor Stream at the American Academy in Rome Artforum, May 2010.

2009 Oliver, Valerie-Cassel, Thunderbolt Special at Project Row Houses, Art Lies, Issue 62, Summer 2009.

2007 Spectral Evidence at Rotunda Gallery, by Holland Cotter, The New York Times, February 23, 2007.
Galvez, Paul, Ensemble: Institute of Contemporary Art, Artforum, November 2007.

2006 Bloodworth, Sandra, “Along the Way: MTA Arts for Transit”, Random House, New York, 2006.

2005 Friedman, Uri, Prof Raises Hackles with Tribute Design, The Daily Pennsylvanian, October 26, 2005.
Jubera, Drew, Outcry Engulfs Campus Memorial, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, October 26, 2005.
Mitchell, Jerry, Official Rejects UM Memorial, The Clarioan Ledger, October 7, 2005.

2004 Fallon, Roberta, Race Elements, Philadelphia Weekly, November 24, 2004.
Finley, Cheryl, Imagined History, NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art, Number 19, 2004.

2003 Frith, Susan, Cell Block Turned Art Gallery, The Pennsylvania Gazette, September/October 2003.
Ledger, Martha, Terry Adkins, Art Matters, April 2003.

2001 Sculpturing the Story, Winston-Salem Journal, April 1, 2001.

2000 McLeod, Deborah, Lessons Long Remembered, Richmond Style Weekly, December 5, 2000.
Talley, Dan R., Review of Relay Hymn at the ICA, Art Papers, January-February, 2000.

1999 Caracappa, Michele, ICA Works Celebrate Glory of Penn Relays, Daily Pennsylvanian, November, 1999.
A Rejuvenating Celebration, Woodstock Times, November 18, 1999.
Rosenholtz, Ellen M., Wild Mood Swings, Philadelphia Weekly, September 8, 1999.
Sozanski, Edward J., At ICA, the Twain Meet in Harmony, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 19, 1999.

1998 Kover, Jonas, Through Coltrane -Shape and Sound, Observer -Dispatch, December 6, 1998.
Weld, Alison, Essay in Distant Mirrors, New Jersey State Museum, February 1998.
Essay in Later Coltrane, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, November 1998.
Industrial Rythms, Muffled Drums at P.P.O.W. Gallery, www.artnet.com, October, 1998
Schwabsky, Barry, Assembling Pieces With a Surprise Quotient, The New York Times, March 15, 1998.

1997 Hazlewood, Carl, A Geneology of Objects, Nka Journal of Contemporary African Art, Fall 1997
Norklun, Kathi, Subtle Revelations, Woodstock Times, November 20, 1997.

1996 Britton, Crystal, African-American Art: The Long Struggle, Smithmark Publishers 1996

1995 Fox, Catherine, the Scavenger in Terry Adkins, The Atlanta Constitution, April 28, 1995.
Groen, Janny, Verfrissende ontvorstelig aan politivk correct corset, de Volkskant, Holland, February 27, 1995.
Lamoree, Jhim, Cultureel correcte kunst in Arti, Het Parool, Amsterdam, March 1, 1995.
Ledeboer, Francoise, Expositie zes zwarte kunstenaars, Het Nieuwe Land, Holland, March 4, 1995.
Reid, Calvin, Terry Adkins at the Whitney Museum Philip Morris, Art in America, February 1995.
Van de Velde, Paola, Afro-Amerikaanse moderne kunst, Nieuws van de Dag, Holland, February 28, 1995.

1994 Cotter, Holland, African Genesis: What Western Artists Like, The New York Times, May 27, 1994.
Liebmann, Lisa, Africa, at the Source, The New York Times Magazine, June 10, 1994.
Wallach, Amei, The Sacred Truth, New York Newsday, June 2, 1994.

1993 Raven, Arlene, A Breed Apart, The Village Voice, November 2, 1993.
Twardy, Chuck, Saved by the Sculptor, Raleigh News & Observer, April 6, 1993.
Examining Culture Through Its Castoffs, The New York Times, November 28, 1993.

1992 Kangas, Matthew, Common Ground, Separate Choices, Art in America, March 1992.

1991 Brenson, Michael, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, The New York Times, February 15, 1991.
Mahoney, Robert, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Arts, May 1991.
Princenthal, Nancy, Review of Terry Adkins at LedisFlam, Art in America, summer 1991.
Smith, Roberta, Turning the Corner on Political Correctness, The New York Times, March 3, 1991.

1990 Southern Art With a Sense of Mission, The New York Times, June 3, 1990.
Cyphers, Peggy, New York in Review, Arts Magazine, January 1990.
Gates, Katharine, Thinking Globally, Style Weekly, Richmond, November 20, 1990.
Miller, Gregory R., Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Art Papers, July/August, 1990.
Morgan, Ann Barclay, Terry Adkins at Valencia Community College, Sculpture, July/August 1990.

1989 Aoyagi, Fusae, Beyond the Umbrella of Art, Switch, Tokyo, October 1989.
Sculptors Using the Wall as Venue and Inspiration, The New York Times, February 1989.
Examining the Role of the Blues, The New York Times, September 26, 1989.
Govern, Paul, Object Lessons Triad Style, Winston-Salem, March 8, 1989.
Hess, Elizabeth, Material Nature, The Village Voice, March 7, 1989.
Patterson, Tom, SECCA's Object Makers, Winston-Salem Journal, February 12, 1989.

1988 Temin, Christine, Sports and High Art The Boston Globe, November 10, 1988.

1987 Battle, Jacqueline, Layers of Activity, Catalogue Essay, Binz 39, Zurich, 1987.
Burli, Peter, Uber Eine interessant Aktion im Bazillus, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, January 16, 1987.
Gassart, Sigmar, Palazzo: Binz 39 Basler Zeitung, Basel, February 4,1987.
Guesewski, Marc, Spiritualist kommt nach Liestal, Nordschweiz, Basel, January 20, 1987.
Kraft, Ellen, Terry Adkins & Mirliton, Fabrik Zeitung, Zurich, May 1987.
Wolf, Conradin, Ein NewYorker An Der Limmat, Tages Anzeiger, Zurich, 1987.
Rentsch, Christian, Verflussigte Formen, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, May 23, 1987.

1986 Collins, Gregory, Blues in the Notte, Gentleman's Quarterly, March 1986.
Milloy, Courtland, The New Harlem Renaissance, The Washington Post, February 26, 1986.

1984 Kistler, Ashley, Impressions, The New Art Examiner, Vol. II Number 4, 1984.

1983 Proctor, Roy, New Approaches, The Richmond News Leader, December 10, 1983.

1982 Fleming, Lee, Other Visions, The Washingtonian, February 1982.
Morrison, Keith, Terry Adkins, The New Art Examiner, Vol. 9, Number 5, 1982.

1980 Forgey, Benjamin, Black Artists: A Matter of Identities, The Washington Star, April 29, 1980.
Lewis, Jo Ann, Art Lobbies - Expanding the Halls of Frames, The Washington Post, June 21, 1980.

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