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Marina Adams is a painter who splits her time between New York City and Parma, Italy. She received her MFA in painting from Columbia University’s School of the Arts, New York, NY and a BFA from the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Selected solo exhibitions include Marina Adams at CUE Art Foundation in NYC, and The Nature of Line at Magazzino d’Arte Moderna in Rome, Italy. Adams’ paintings and drawings have been included in numerous group shows, such as Color Walks Away at Galerie Andres Thalmann, Zurich, Switzerland; Winter Break at Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NYC; Draw the Line at Allegra LaViola Gallery, NYC; Mimosa at Sala Uno Galleria, Rome, Italy; Americani a Roma, Arte Architettura Moderna, Rome, Italy. She has exhibited at many of New York City’s key art spaces including, Art in General, Exit Art and Roebling Hall. Adams frequently collaborates with poets. Some of these collaborations have produced books and Limited Editions including, The Tango with Leslie Scalapino (Granary Books, 2001), Vue sur Mer! with Christian Prigent (Gervais Jassaud, 2010) In Our Own Backyard (Tolling Elves, 2006) and New Alphabet, published in Bomb Magazine Winter, 2010, both with the poet Norma Cole. On occasion Adams collaborates with curators to organize exhibitions, most notably with Dean Daderko in 2007 when they co-organized Sex in the City D.U.M.B.O. Arts Center (DAC) in Brooklyn, NYC. Adams is a Visiting Critic of Art at Rhode Island School of Design, and has taught at Middlebury College, VT, Rutgers University, NJ and Pratt Institute of Art in Brooklyn.