Bio

Adrienne Outlaw + bio | statement | press

Education

2004 MLAS, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
1993 BFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Solo Exhibitions

2011
Witch’s Brew, whitespace gallery, Atlanta, GA
University of North Carolina Wilmington, Wilmington, NC
2009
LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA
2008
Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, Tennessee
2007
Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, Michigan 5ive and 40rty Contemporary Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
2006
Art Museum of the University of Memphis, TN
2004
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
2003
Finer Gallery, Nashville, TN
2000
University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee Finer Gallery, Nashville, TN
1999
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee Cheekwood Museum of Art and Artists Residency, Nashville, TN
1998
Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists Residency, Saugatuck, Michigan

Group Exhibitions

2012
Too Much, a city-wide public art project, Los Angeles, CA
TAKE CARE: Biomedical Ethics in the Twenty-First Century, Touring     show: The Wright Museum of Art, Austin Peay State University,     University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, WI (catalog)
2011
TAKE CARE: Biomedical Ethics in the Twenty-First Century, Touring     Show: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (catalog)
2010
An Exchange with Sole LeWitt, Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, MASS     Moca, North Adams, MA
Artificial Selection, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM (catalog)
22 Reviews, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign-Urbana, IL
Modern Girl, Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN
2009
Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI (catalog)
Cabinet of Natural Curiosities, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL
2008
Digital Art L.A., L.A. Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
Assemblage and Recyclates, Translations Gallery, Denver,     CO
AAF Contemporary Art Fair, Showing with TAG Gallery, New York,     NY
Projections, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH (catalog)
2007
Flow Invitational Art Fair, Showing with David Lusk Gallery, Miami, FL
Modernature, Lotus Space, Showing with TAG Gallery, New York, NY
Finding Lost Values, 5th Cheongju International Biennale,     Cheongju City, Republic of Korea (catalog)
Under My Skin, Translations Gallery, Denver, CO
2006
Art Chicago, Showing with TAG Gallery, Chicago, IL
2005
Domesticated, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO
Fragile Species, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville,     TN (catalog)
2004

Southeastern Juried Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL (catalog)
Marriage, SAC Gallery, SUNY Stony Brook, Long Island, NY
Closer In, Contemporary Arts Center, North Adams,     MA (catalog)
XS: The Mini Works Exhibition, Tattfoo Gallery, Staten Island, NY
Art of Tennessee, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville,    TN  (catalog)
2003
Western Threads, Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ
2002
Adrienne Outlaw and Terry Thacker: A Collaborative Installation,     Parthenon Museum, Nashville, TN

Awards and Grants

Art Entrepreneur Finalist, Arts and Business Council
Tennessee Arts Commission Professional Development Award
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Fellowship
Tennessee Arts Commission Creation Grant
“E” Award, Tennessee Economic Council on Women
Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation Grant
Metro Nashville Arts Commission Grant
Tennessee Arts Commission Visual Art Fellowship and Professional Development Grant

Reviews and Press

Pigott, Colin and Alexandrou, Andri, “Planting a Seed,” Native Magazine, p. 39-44, No. 4, October 2012.
Dimling Cochran, Rebecca, Review of “Witch’s Brew” at whitespace, Art in America, p. 192-193, No. 9, October 2012.
Joiner, Dorothy, “Witch’s Brew,” World Sculpture Magazine, p 33-28, Vol 17, No 4, 2012.
Feaster, Felecia, “Take a Peek Inside Adrienne Outlaw Glory Holes,” Creative Loafing, May 27, 2012.
Chance, Laura, “Mad Scientist meets Sculpture in Adrienne Outlaw’s Witch’s Brew,” Burnaway, May 18, 2012.
Joiner, Dorothy, “The Bread of Industry,” World Sculpture Magazine, p. 26-20, Vol 16 No 3, 2010.
Dimling Cochran, Rebecca, “Exhibit Review of Witch’s Brew,” 2011.
Art in America Magazine, p. 192-193, No. 9, 10, 2011.
Joiner, Dorothy, “Witch’s Brew,” World Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 17, No. 4, 2011.
Joiner, Dorothy, “The Bread of Industry,” World Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 16, No. 3, p 26-30, 2010.
Bennett, Lennie, “Three reasons to visit Dunedin Fine Art Center,” 2009.
St. Petersburg Times, September 27, 2009.
Durrell, Jane, “Projections: Manifest Gallery,” Sculpture Magazine, p. 76, January 2009.
Joiner, Dorothy, “Adrienne Outlaw: Troy Plunk Gallery,” Sculpture     Magazine, p. 77, January, 2009.
Merkel, Kate, “Assemblage and REcyclates,” American Contemporary     Art, p. 53, October 2008.
Parsons, Joel, “Exhibit Review of Seek Shelter,” Art Papers Magazine, p. 64-    5, May 2007.
Nolan, Joe, “Adrienne Outlaw: Seek Shelter,” No: an independent arts     journal, p. 18, Vol. XXI, No. 1, March 2007.
Knowles, Carol, “Gimme Shelter: Wangechi Mutu and Adrienne Outlaw     seek solace,” Memphis Flyer, December 21, 2006.
Price, Mark, “Adrienne Outlaw: Piercings Series,” Sculpture Magazine, Vol.     25, No. 8, p. 75, October, 2004.
Knowles, Susan, “Adrienne Outlaw: Vessels of Grace,” Fiberarts Magazine,Vol. 31, No. 2, p. 55, October 2004.

Collections

U.S. Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria
ART MAKES PLACE, Temporary Art for Public Spaces
Cheekwood Museum of Art
Edwin Warner Park Nature Center
Nashville Public Library of Davidson County
Tennessee State Museum
Wang Vision Institute
WEHS-TV Chicago
Women Beyond Borders Santa Barbara, CA
Hopkins, Sampson & Brown Equities, LLC, Newark, NJ

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