Biography

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Harry Adams is the pseudonym used to present the collaborative paintings of artists Adam Wood and Steve Lowe. 

Born 1965 and 1966, East London and Slough.
Lives and works in London and Hastings.
Studied at Derby, Southwark, Byam Shaw School of Art and University of Ulster.
Lowe founded and runs the L-13 Light Industrial Workshop, Clerkenwell.
 

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2018: Nothing Remains Unchanged But The Clouds, AirSpace Gallery, Stoke-On-Trent
2016: Water Springs Eternal From The Impossible Garden Of Light. John Marchant Gallery at The Eagle Gallery, London.
2015: An Impossible Garden at the Modernist Ruin. Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome.
2014: Mortal and Perishing Substances. Annamaria Gambuzzi / Paolo Curti & Co, Milan.
2014: The Impossible Garden. John Marchant Gallery at the Regency Town House, Brighton.
2013: The Lay of the Land. Art&Space Gallery, Munich.
2013: Man Beast Tree, Snig Hill Gallery, Sheffield.
2012: A Short History of Our Progress Part 3. L-13 Light Industrial Workshop, Clerkenwell.
2011: A Short History of Our Progress Part 2. L-13 Light Industrial Workshop, Clerkenwell.
2010: A Short History of Our Progress. L-13 Light Industrial Workshop, Clerkenwell.
2008: Pandemonium in the English Landscape. The Aquarium L-13.
2007: Celebrity Arse Face. As STOT21stCplanB, STDINC Gallery, Clerkenwell.
2007: Pack It In! As STOT21stCplanB, Ink-d Gallery, Brighton.
2007: London -The End. As STOT21stCplanB, The Aquarium L-13, London.
2006: Little Bits of Death on a Sunny Summer's Day. As STOT21stCplanB, No Glory Gallery, London.
2005: Satan's Rat Trap and the Mouse that Wound Up Dead ( Hey Ho Silver Lining). As STOT21stCplanB, No Hope Gallery, London.


Group shows and other projects:

2017: By The Sea - Gallery 64A, Whitstable. Curated by Harry Pye.
2014: Our Friend Larionov, Billy Childish, Harry Adams, Edgeworth Johnstone, Pushkin House, London.
2013: I Love You Because. Curated by Harry Pye.
2011: Men Breaking Ice and Fetching the Body of Toni Kurz - Paintings that Celebrate Heroic Futility, with Billy Childish, London.
2010: ART HATE on Cork Street. Cork Street, London.
2010: Visions and Failures - London Art Fair, Art Projects.
2010: World Art Hate Day.
2009: Infiltrations - L-13 Light Industrial Workshop.
2009: National Art Hate Week - arthate.com
2009: With or Without God - L-13 Light Industrial Workshop.
2009: Dark Times, Editor's Choice - F-ish Gallery, Hastings.
2009: Mission Accomplished. - L-13 Light Industrial Workshop.
2009: Red Rag to a Bull - Save Our Urchins Art Appeal, redragtoabull.com
2009: Visionaries - Wallspace, London Wall and the Greenbelt Festival, Cheltenham.
2008: THE ASSISTANT for Mayor. Mayoral election campaign. The Aquarium L-13 and miracleartandinspiredsanity.com.
2007: Eat Shit, Millions of Flies Can't Be Wrong. The Arts Organisation, Nottingham and Mare Street, Hackney.
2006: The Aquarium All Stars Christmas Spectacular.
2005: Pax Britannica - A Hellish Peace. The Aquarium.
2004: I Hate Your Guts - The Aquarium Gallery.
2003: The Situationist International and After - The Aquarium Gallery.
1992 - 2005: Innumerable band performances, recordings, radio sessions etc.
1992: Univeristy of Ulster - mid year MA show.
1991: Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child - pop-up show at the Film Collective, Camden.

Art Education:
MA - University of Ulster, Belfast. 
3 year diploma Byam Shaw School of Art, London x 2
Art and design foundation course Derby and Southwark. 

Awards and prizes:
Scholarship and materials grant, Byam Shaw School of Art 1988 -1991.
Byam Shaw Print Prize - Runner up 1990
Byam Shaw Print Prize - Winner 1989

Musical collaborations:
STOT21stCplanB - Visual Art Collaborations 2004 - 2008.
STOT21stCplanB - 3 piece zero ambition noise rock and 2 piece alt-country band 2000 - 2005
The Impossible - 5 piece rock band 1995 - 2000
Buxom - 3/4 piece rock band. 1992 - 1995
The X Noise performances and installations - Byam Shaw School of Art. 1990 - 1991

L-13 Light Industrial Workshop

Run under various guises since 2003 L-13 is a platform for developing, exhibiting and publishing a small group of artists - notably James Cauty, Billy Childish and Jamie Reid. L-13 ceased exhibiting in 2014 and the space is now used primarily as the Harry Adams Studio.