Yura Adams is a painter and installation artist whose work interprets her personal research on weather, patterns of geology, biological growth, and the transparency of nature.


In 2021 her work was selected for the Drawing Center Viewing Program, and she has recently  exhibited at Olympia Gallery, New York City, the Albany Airport Gallery, Albany, New York, Woodstock Art Association and Museum and Byrdcliffe Kleinert/James Gallery in Woodstock, New York, Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut, and at Opalka Gallery at Sage College, Albany in a four person show that she also curated.


Adams has exhibited as a visual and performance artist throughout the United States in venues such as The New Museum in New York, Experimental Intermedia, Franklin Furnace, New Music America, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut, and one person shows at the John Davis Gallery in Hudson, New York. 


Her grants include the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Berkshire Taconic Foundation, New York Decentralization, and New York Foundation of the Arts, Mark program. She has taught painting in many schools including Rhode Island School of Design and was curator/director of contemporary art for the Foundation Gallery at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, New York. 


Her next one-person show is scheduled at Olympia Gallery in New York City October 2022.



Studio in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.  Photo credit:Karen Davidson