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Adam Grossi
Chicago, IL

About the Artist

Adam Grossi creates images as a response to powerful experiences and as a way of speaking back to culture. He grew up in suburban Northern Virginia in a town called Reston, a place conceived of and developed along utopian-spirited ideals. As time has gone on, those ideals have been challenged by the dominant narrative of the American pleasant life and the ensuing argument is literally encoded in the streets, the parks, and the homes. Adam approaches his work as a decoding of this perpetual conflict between the spaciousness of ideals and the confines of cultural conventions.

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About the Artist

Adam Grossi creates images as a response to powerful experiences and as a way of speaking back to culture. He grew up in suburban Northern Virginia in a town called Reston, a place conceived of and developed along utopian-spirited ideals. As time has gone on, those ideals have been challenged by the dominant narrative of the American pleasant life and the ensuing argument is literally encoded in the streets, the parks, and the homes. Adam approaches his work as a decoding of this perpetual conflict between the spaciousness of ideals and the confines of cultural conventions.

Adam received a BFA from Carnegie Mellon in 2003 and an MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2009. He lives and works in Chicago.

Artist’s Work

Touch up
Adam grossi

Touch Up

By Adam Grossi

Still time
Adam grossi

Still Time

By Adam Grossi

Swell
Adam grossi

Swell

By Adam Grossi

Passing through 2
Adam grossi

Passing Through

By Adam Grossi

Scale relationship
Adam grossi

Scale Relationship

By Adam Grossi

Bright spot
Adam grossi

Bright Spot

By Adam Grossi

House layered
Adam grossi

House Layered

By Adam Grossi

Joint attention
Adam grossi

Joint Attention

By Adam Grossi

Selected Exhibitions

  • Gallery 400
    Chicago, IL, 2012
  • Johalla Projects
    Chicago, IL, 2011
  • Hyde Park Art Center
    Chicago, IL , 2010
  • Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
    Chicago, IL, 2007

Education

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, MFA
    Chicago, IL ,2009 
  • Carnegie Mellon University, BFA
    Pittsburgh, PA,2003