EDUCATION

2002-2005
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
1999-2002
The Anthony Waichulis Studio
1996-1998
Commercial Art/Painting Illustration, Luzerne Co. Community College

EXHIBITIONS

2017
"Quiet", Sloane Merrill Gallery, Boston, MA
Art Market SF, Arcadia Contemporary, San Francisco, CA
"Small Offerings", Sloane Merrill Gallery, Boston, MA
Art Palm Springs, Arcadia Contemporary, Palm Springs, CA
"Head On: An insight into some of Philadelphia's finest artists via the self portrait", Curated by Susan O'Reilly, Community Arts Center, Wallingford, PA
"Attention To Detail", Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, SC
LA Art Show, Arcadia Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2016 
"12BY12IN12", Arcadia Contemporary Gallery, Culver City, CA

"Fallagories", Mike Wright Gallery, Denver, CA
"Hoopla! (& Other Necessary Distractions)", Sloane Merrill Gallery, Boston, MA
"A Leap of Faith", Curated By Hilarie V. Hawley, Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015
"Resolutions", Sloane Merrill Gallery, Boston, MA
"Summer Show of Gallery Artists", FAN Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Fresh Perspectives", FAN Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014
"10×10", Sloane Merrill Gallery, Boston, MA
"A Fine Arrangement", Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
"Virtual Reality", Principle Gallery, Charleston, SC
"Trompe L'Oeil", Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, MA
"These Are A Few of My Favorite Things", Principle Gallery, Charleston, SC
"20th Anniversary Exhibit", Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
THE (UN)FAIR, Manhattan, NY
"American Masters Show", Palm Avenue Fine Art, Sarasota, FL
2013
Spring Still Life Invitational, Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
Sixteenth Annual, “The Figure in American Art,” Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York, NY
2012
Boston International Fine Arts Show, Boston, MA
“Self-Portraits II,” Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York City, NY
“Adam Vinson- New Works,” Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Fifteenth Annual, “The Figure in American Art,” Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York, NY
“From What I Remember/From What I Forget,” Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
2011
Boston International Fine Arts Show, Boston, MA
“Capturing Realism,” Pauly Friedman Gallery, Misericordia University, Dallas, PA
“Trompe L’Oeil,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“USArtists 20th Annual American Fine Art Show,” Philadelphia, PA
“Celebration of Music,” Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010
Boston International Fine Arts show, Boston, MA
Self Portrait Invitational, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah
“New Works,” Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2009
“Capturing Realism,” Pauly Friedman Gallery, Misericordia University, Dallas, PA
“Artists Choice,” Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
National Portrait Gallery Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Exhibition, Washington, DC
“Trompe L’Oeil Invitational,” Meyer Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Trompe L’Oeil,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008
Boston International Fine Arts Show, Boston, MA
“USArtists 17th Annual American Fine Art Show,” Philadelphia, PA
“Trompe L’Oeil,” Principle Gallery, Alexandria, VA
“Adam Vinson – New Works,” Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Drawings,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007
“Trompe L’Oeil.” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Adam Vinson – Oil Paintings,” Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
"Drawings,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006
“Summer in San Francisco,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Adam Vinson – Paintings and Drawings,” Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Waichulis and Company,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005
“Small Works,” Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Capturing Realism 2005,” MacDonald Gallery, College Misericordia, Dallas, PA
“Summer in San Francisco,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Pennsylavania Academy of the Fine Arts Annual Student Exhibit, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA
"Adam Vinson – Oil Paintings,” Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
“Paint What You Want,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Valentines,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004
“Trompe L’Oeil,” John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“The May Realism Show,” Bendann Art Gallery, Towson, MD
“Adam Vinson – Oil Paintings,” Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2003
“Adam Vinson – Featured Exhibition,” Bendann Art Gallery, Towson, MD
“Regional Realism and Trompe L’oeil,” Bendann Art Gallery, Towson, MD
2002
“Capturing Realism 2002,” Curated by Anthony Waichulis, Nanticoke, PA
“143rd Anniversary Exhibit,” Bendann Art Gallery, Towson, MD
“Contemporary Realism,” Bendann Art Gallery, Towson, MD
“The Students of Anthony Waichulis,” The Hoyt Library, Kingston, PA
2001
“Capturing Realism 2001,” Curated by Anthony Waichulis, Nanticoke, PA
“Adam Vinson – Featured Exhibition,” Bendann Art Gallery, Towson, MD
“142nd Anniversary Exhibit,” Bendann Art Gallery, Towson, MD
1999
“Capturing Realism 1999,” Curated by Anthony Waichulis, F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA

AWARDS

2016 Third Place, Portrait Society of America International Portrait Competition
2014 The People's Choice Award, American Masters Show, Palm Avenue Fine Arts
2009 Third Place, Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition, The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
2005 Eleanor S. Gray prize for still life, PAFA ASE
2005 Charles Toppan prize, PAFA ASE

PUBLICATIONS

2017
American Art Collector magazine, Arcadia Contemporary ad, March

2016
International Artist magazine, 18th Annual Int. Portrait Competition Showcase, Aug/Sep
American Art Collector magazine, "The Tie That Binds", August

Fine Art Conniosseur magazine, "Deceits That Delight", August
2015
-onefive4gallery, Ten Point Artist Profile, feature and interview, internet only (http://onefive4gallery.com/10-point-profile/adam-vinson/)
-THiNC (Taylor Holmes), "An Interview With Painter Genius Adam Vinson", internet only (http://taylorholmes.com/2015/03/14/an-interview-with-painter-genius-adam-vinson/)
2014
-iGNANT, "Realistic and Ironic Paintings by Adam Vinson", internet only (http://www.ignant.de/2014/08/13/realistic-and-ironic-paintings-by-adam-vinson/)
-Paperbagazine, Featured Artist, internet only (http://paperbagazine.com/IssueNo6/Contents.html)
2013
-Recycled Minds, Featured Artist, internet only (http://www.recycledminds.com/2013/05/first-friday-picture-show-realist.html)
2012
-Professional Artist magazine, October cover and article “Path of the Apprentice: The Art of Adam Vinson”
-American Lifestyle magazine, February article “Reality Show: The Art of Adam Vinson”
-American Art Collector magazine, January article “From What I Remember/From What I Forget”
2011
-American Art Collector magazine, October article “Impact of Illusion”
2010
-Southwest Art, Vol. 39, No. 12
-Poets and Artists magazine
-American Art Collector magazine, March
2009
-American Artist Magazine, October article “National Portrait Gallery Announces Finalists”
-Art and Antiques Magazine, May article “Figments of Pigment”
-American Art Collector magazine, January article “Power of Illusion”
2008
-American Arts Quarterly, fall cover and article “Art and Likeness”
-American Art Collector magazine, September article “Tricking the Eye”-American Art Collector magazine, February
-American Art Collector magazine, January
2007
-American Art Collector magazine, September
-Stroke of Genius: The Best of Drawing, North Light Books
-American Art Collector magazine, January