2016 Mesh Werks, Desert Art Collections, Palm Desert, CA
2015 Shapes & Forms, Desert Art Collections, Palm Desert, CA
2015 Mesh Lab : The Experiments, The Mine Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
2014 Skeeter Baby and Other Specimens, Nutting Art Gallery, West Liberty University, WV
2014 Arcadia, BE Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
2013 Summertime, BE Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
2013 Joggling Board Summer, Orchard Windows Gallery, New York City, NY
2011 An Appalachian in Paris, BE Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
2010 My Walden, Society of Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Atticus Adams, Europ’art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2004 Joyland, Mineral Spring Lofts, Pawtucket, RI


2017 Flora Contempo, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, PA
2015 Silver & Gold, WAX Jewelry Design Studio, Pittsburgh, PA
2013 – 2014 Seamonkey Garden, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, PA
2013 Majorelle Jardins, O’bannon Oriental Carpets – windows, Pittsburgh, PA
2012 Silver Linings, Dinette Restaurant, Pittsburgh, PA
2012 Cumulus Tower, Dewees Island, SC
2010 Transcendental, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
2009 Gestures 12, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 STRUNG, FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Best of Pittsburgh Show, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Olympic Installation Theatre, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 The Chapel, Brew House Space 101 Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2006 White Room, Unblurred, Pittsburgh, PA


2016 59th Annual, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
2016 AAP 105 Show, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
2015 Summer Show, Art Space 616, Sewickley, PA
2015 AAP 104 Show, Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
2015 Screen Memories, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA
2014 Flowers, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
2014 An Aberrant View, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY
2014 Regional Makers, Harlan Gallery, Greensburg, PA
2013 Monochromatic Vision, Elisa Contemporary Art, Riverdale, NY
2013 Juxtaposed Gestures, Fresh Paint, Culver City, CA
2013 Artbeat, Shadyside Academy, Pittsburgh, PA
2013 AAP 102 Show, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
2012 Biennial, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA
2012 Outside/Inside the Box, FiberPhiladelphia, PA
2011 AAP 101 Show, Society of Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 Silver Linings, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
2010 AAP 100th Anniversary Show, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
2010 Rock-Paper-Scissors, S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2010 AAP in 3D, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 The Polemics of Love, Conrad Wilde Gallery, Tuscon, AZ
2009 THREADS, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
2009 Fibers Expanded, Luke & Eloy Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Captastic!, Everyone An Artist Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Eye Candy – Group A, Brew House Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Transformations, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
2009 Guilty Pleasures, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Making Connections, PCA, Pittsburgh, PA
2008 In the Making: 250 years/250 artist, FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2008 Space and Place, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, Pittsburgh, Pa
2008 Pinky Swear – Group A, FE Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2008 Thread From Body to Soul, Borelli-Edwards Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Then and Now – AAP, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Reflections, Gallery 707, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Instersection:Art/Life, ArtLoft Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Influx, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 Switchback, Artists Upstairs, Pittsburgh, PA
2004 Summer Show, Yale School of Art – Gallery, New Haven, CT


2017 CMOA’s – Material Worlds Fashion Show – Designer, Pittsburgh, PA
2015 412 MADE – exhibitor – Architectural Digest Home Design Show, New York, NY
2015 Mesh Lab – instructor – Touchstone Center For Craft, Farmington, PA
2014 “Madagascar” – ass’t set designer, Quantum Theatre, PA
2013 Progression Film Project, Pittsburgh, PA
2013 Solaire Casino, Manila, The Philippines
2012 “Steel Weavers” video collaboration with sound artist Robert Weis
2010 Medallions; Cloud Chains, – Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
2010 Renaissance on the Allegheny, – Rensaissance Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA
2008 “The Goat” – set design sculptures, Pittsburgh Playhouse, PA
2006 “After Mrs. Rochester” – ass’t set designer, Quantum Theatre, PA


2017 Pittsburgh Artist of the Year – Nominee
2016 Carol R. Brown Creative Achievement Award Nominee
2013 Anna Marie Sninsky Award, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
2010 Pittsburgh Emerging Artist of the Year – Nominee
2008 The Kors, Fiber Arts Guild of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2008 Best In Show, Fiber Arts Guild of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


2017 “Material Worlds + Atticus Adams”,by Jessa Gibboney,,
2015 Midcentury Masterpiece(home of Donna and Stewart Kohl) – article, Lake Erie Living Magazine Nov/Dec issue
2015 Artist and Artisans and Their Inspiring Studios,
2015 Artists Share a Colorful Industrial Loft and Studio,
2014 “You Live In What” HGTV episode
2014 Emerging Pittsburgh Artists You Should Know,, by Jennifer Wood, November article
2013 cover image, Powder Coating Magazine, January 1, 2013.
2012 Inovative Metal Fiber Sculptor Atticus Adams, Eyes in Magazine, March 10, 2012.
2011 Screen-based sculptures allow artist to create a new world, by Kurt Shaw, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, October 23.
2010 Artist creates another world in Pittsburgh, by Kurt Shaw, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, August 22.
2009 “Castles In the Air” – Atticus Adams, by Anna Carnick, Arts in Residence – an arts & culture blog, July 24.
2009 “Castles In the Air” – Atticus Adams, Interview,, July 20.
2009 The latest in the Mattress Factory’s “Gestures” series, by Melissa Kuntz, Pittsburgh City Paper, June 4.
2009 Textile Arts: May Featured Artist #1 – Atticus Adams, by Amber Coppings,, May 25.
2009 The very fiber of great art to be showcased at Luke & Eloy, by Alan Perucelli, Philadelphia, April 19.
2009 Went to Projects Last Friday, by F. Lennox Compello, Daily Campello Art News, February 8.
2007 Seed Issue, Artworld Digest Magazine


2004 Summer Sculpture Program, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
1999 Computer Graphics, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1993 Fine Arts, Tidewater Community College, Va. Beach, VA
1992 Summer Architecture Program, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1987 Film Studies, Regent University, Va. Beach, VA
1985 BS, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV