Adam Helms

1974 Born, Tucson
Lives and works in Brooklyn

Education

2004

MFA, Yale University, School of Art

1997

BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

Residencies and Scholarships

2014

San Antonio, TX, Artpace, International Artists in Residence

2003

Yale University, School of Art, Robert Schoelkopf Traveling Fellowship

Awards

2010

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2007

Marfa, TX, The Chinati Foundation

2006

The Rema Hort Mann Foundation Visual Art Grant Award

2005

The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

Hauntology (not really now not any more)

GRIMM, Amsterdam

2014

Weight of Culture

Artplace, San Antonio

Uncanny Valley

Marianne Boesky, New York

2013

Pathos Formula

Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels

2011

Blind lion

GRIMM, Amsterdam

2010

Without name

Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

2009

Under western eyes

Kathryn Brennan Gallery, Los Angeles

2008

Adam Helms

Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver

2007

Adam Helms: Untitled portrait

World Class Boxing, Miami

Hinterland

Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

Adam Helms: Rising down

Sister, Los Angeles

2005

Brother's Keeper

Sister, Los Angeles

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

November's Bone

Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

MTN

Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, New York

It/Ego

Brennan & Griffin, Brooklyn, New York

Territorial Drift, curated by Yasmijn Jarram

Garage Rotterdam, Rotterdam.

2015

Animals in Art - collectie De Heus - Zomer

Museum Nairac, Barneveld

When You Cut Into the Present the Future Leaks Out

No Longer Empty, New York

The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects

Nortom Museum, Florida

2014

Ghost Current

V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Scripted Spaces

Martos Gallery, Los Angeles

Huidige Zaken

GRIMM, Amsterdam

Adam Helms & Karl Haendel

Halsey Mckay Gallery, New York

Deceptor

Fifi Projects, Mexico City

2013

Highpoint editions: decade one

Sherman Gallery, Boston

The system of objects

Deste Foundation, Athens

Traces of life

Wentrup Gallery, Berlin

2012

Animal spirits

Deste Foundation, Athens

Campaign

C24 Gallery, New York

2011

Heel gezellig

GRIMM, Amsterdam

Second nature: contemporary landscapes from the MFAH Collection

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Printer's proof

Axelle | Bertrand Delacroix Gallery, New York

Haunted: Contemporary photography/video/performance

The Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

2010

A.D.D. Attention deficit disorder

Center of contemporary art at Palazzo Lucarini Contemporary, Trevi

Mystic visage

World Class Boxing space of the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection, Miami, curated by Desiree Cronk

Natural renditions

Marlborough Gallery, New York

Skin fruit

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, The Dakis Joannou Collection, curated by Jeff Koons

Made in Tucson/Born in Tucson/Live in Tucson

Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson

Haunted: Contemporary photography/video/performance

Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum, New York

2009

Evading customs

Brown Gallery, London

2008

Beyond a memorably fancy: an exhibition about printmaking

Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York

Warlord

Smith-Stewart, New York

Untraceable

Feldman Gallery, Portland

2007

Looking back: the white columns annual

White Columns, New York, curated by Clarissa Dalrymple

Every revolution is a roll of the dice

Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, curated by Bob Nickas

Welcome to my world

Alexandre Pollazzon Ltd, London, curated by Amy Davila and Matthew Day Jackson

Dream and trauma: works from the Dakis Joannou Collection

Kunsthalle and Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna

Last attraction next edit

Max Wigram Gallery, London, curated by Neville Wakefield

Phantasmania

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City

Just kick it till breaks

The Kitchen, New York

(The) Melvins @ (the) Mandrake

Mandrake, Los Angeles

Omission

Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York

View (eleven): upstate

Mary Boone Gallery, New York

Ordinary culture: Heikes/Helms/Mcmillian

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Collection 2005/06

Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels

Having new eyes

Aspen Art Museum, Aspen

2005

You are here

The Ballroom, Marfa

Sticks and stones

Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York

Bridge freezes before road

Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

Delicate demons and heavenly delights

Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York

Greater New York 2005

PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens

2004

Cable twentieth anniversary show

Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York

Some exhaust

Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York

Bungle in the jungle

Sister, Los Angeles

Relentless proselytizersm

Feigen Contemporary, New York

Grotto

Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn

2003

Crosstown traffic

John Slade Ely House - Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven

2003 Wight Biennial

New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles

Gilligan's island

Ambrosino Gallery, Miami

2002

New homes for America ( Under construction)

Weather Records, Brooklyn

2000

Flat file

Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn

1999

First inaugural show

GV/AS, Brooklyn

Postmasters, war: artists

Bulletin Board, New York

Collections

Guggenheim Museum

New York

Museum of Fine Arts

Houston

Walker Art Center

Minneapolis

Whitney Museum of American Art

New York

Yale University Art Gallery

New Haven

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland

Gemeentemuseum

The Hague

Perez Art Museum

Miami

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Santa Barbara