Faculty MemberAdam Frelin

Associate Professor of Art


Phone: (518) 442-4020

Campus office: SC 123, W 1:00pm - 3:00pm

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Adam Frelin, Associate Professor of Art, has shown widely at such venues as Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles; The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Frelin has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York Foundation for the Arts; the Alpert Award in the Arts; the Sleipnir Foundation; and College Art Association, and completed residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME; MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH; Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL; and the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA. Frelin divided his undergraduate education between Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA; Hunter College, New York, NY; and the Art Center of Lorenzo De’ Medici, Florence, Italy. In 2001 he received his MFA from the University of California, San Diego, CA. From 2001-2004 he held the position of Assistant Professor at Webster University, St. Louis, MO. In 2004 he was awarded a US/Japan Creative Artists Award for independent research in Japan, and in 2006 an invitation to attend the Helsinki International Artists Program in Helsinki, Finland. In the last few years Frelin completed White Line (Tokyo), a commissioned outdoor project for the International House of Japan in Tokyo; a commissioned video project funded by the Outpost for Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, shot in Kiev, Ukraine; and his first book of photography, Trees Hit By Cars. Recently he has held solo exhibitions at Samson Projects in Boston and Bemis Center for Contemporary Art in Omaha, NE along with shooting a collaborative film about the blind in India in the summer of 2009. Frelin lives in Brooklyn, NY and upstate New York.