CV

Cey Adams
(b. 1962, New York)
Solo Exhibitions
2016 Dependable Champion, Forre Gallery, Aspen, CO
2015 Brand New, New BLK Gallery, Omaha, NE
Trusted Brands, Rush Arts Gallery, NYC
RedEye, ArtServe Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Urban League of Broward County, Fort Lauderdale, FL
YPO / PRODJECT, New York, NYC
Logo-A-GoGo, New York, NYC
2014 Foreign Exchange, ArtSource International, NYC
Group Exhibitions
2016 The Other Side of Pop, August Wilson Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Food Nostalgia, Radiator Gallery, Long Island City, NYC
2015 Mash-Up, National Arts Club, NYC
Power, Protest and Resistance, Rush Arts Gallery, NYC
Icons of Pop, Forre Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Out The Box, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NYC
Photoville, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NYC
Mash-Up, Le Salon, Paris
Punk / Hip Hop, Gallerí Fold, Reykjavík, Iceland
2014 City As Canvas, Museum of the City of New York, NYC
Benefit, Horizons at Brooklyn Friends School, Brooklyn, NYC
Scope New York, Black Book Gallery, NYC
VERSUS, Urban Folk Art, Brooklyn, NYC
Resident Artists: Group Show, Omaha, NE
Bemis Benefit Art Auction, Omaha, NE
Mash-Up, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Mash-Up, Gansvoort Market Gallery, NYC
2013 Flood the Art Market, Cristin Tierney Gallery, NYC
Picture the Dream, MLK Day, BAM Natman Gallery, Brooklyn,
Solid Gold Hits, Ivy Brown Gallery, NYC
2012 Art for Tibet, Tibet House, NYC Artworks for the Cure, Santa Monica, CA
Hip Hop: A Cultural Odyssey, Grammy Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Kings of Rock, Rush Arts Gallery, NYC
Stickers: Stuck-Up Piece of Crap, The Standard Hotel, NYC
The Way We Live, NY Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC
2011 Art in the Streets, The Geffen Contemporary MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Artworks for the Cure, Santa Monica, CA
Looking at Music 3.0, MoMA, NYC
Martha Cooper: Remix, Carmichael Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Picture the Dream, MLK Day, BAM Cafe Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC
The Brooklyn Way, NY Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC
2010 Art for Tibet, Union Gallery Annex, NYC
Picture the Dream, MLK Day, BAM Natman Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC
2009 BAM A&J, BRIC Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC
Hip Hop International, Graffiti Gallery, Winnipeg MB, Canada
No Comply: Skateboard Art Show, Red Bull Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2008 BAM A&J, BRIC Arts Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC
DEFinition: The Art and Design of Hip-Hop, Redbull Space, NYC
Dessert, First Amendment Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Graffiti Art and Fashion, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Graffiti: Spirit of an Age @ 40 x 10, Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, Bronx, NYC
2007 Untitled: An Exhibition of Original Skateboard Art, Eye Jammie Fine Arts Gallery, NYC
2006 Little Brooklyn Toy Company, Brooklyn, NYC
2000 Experience Music Project, EMP Museum, Seattle, WA
Bibliography
2015 Out The Box, Brooklyn Museum, (Skira Rizzoli)
2013 City As Canvas (S.Corcoran, C.McCormick; Skira Rizzoli)
2011 Art in the Streets (J.Deitch, R.Gastman, A.Rose; Skira Rizzoli)
Def Jam Recordings: The First 25 Years of the Last Great Record Label 1984-2009 (B.Adler, D.Charnas; Rizzoli)
Hip Hop: A Cultural Odyssey (J.Sommers; Aria Multimedia Entertainment) 2011 The 3D Art Book (T.Eaton; Prestel)
I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution (C.Marks, R.Tannenbaum; Dutton Books)
Stickers: From Punk Rock to Contemporary Art (DB.Burkeman, M.LoCascio; Rizzoli)
2010 The Big Payback: The History of the Business of Hip-Hop (D.Charnas; New American Library)
The Boombox Project: The Machines, the Music, and the Urban Underground (L.Owerko; Harry N. Abrams)
2009 The Rest is Up to You (A.Morano, C.Morano; Chronicle Books)
Subway Art: 25th Anniversary Edition (H.Chalfant, M.Cooper; Chronicle Books)
The Rest is Up to You (A.Morano, C.Morano; Chronicle Books)
Untitled (C.Adams; Blurb Books)
Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955-Present (G.Buckland; Knopf)
2008 DEFinition: The Art and Design of Hip-Hop (C.Adams, B.Adler; HarperCollins)
Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers (S.Jenkins, D.Villorente; Prestel)
2007 Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetic of Hip-Hop (J.Chang; Basic Citivas Books)
2006 Beastie Boys’ Paul’s Boutique (33 1/3) (D.LeRoy; Bloomsbury Academic)
2005 Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation (J.Chang; Picador)
2004 Frozade Moments: Classic Street Photography of Ricky Powell (R.Powell; Eyejammie Books)
Hip Hop Files: Photographs 1979-1984 (M.Cooper; From Here to Fame)
2002 Aerosol Kingdom: Subway Painters of New York (I.L.Miller; University Press of Mississippi)
Yes, Yes, Y’all (C.Ahearn, J.Fricke; Da Capo Press)
2000 Crossroads: The Experience Music Project Collection (EMP)
1999 Ego Trip’s Book of Rap Lists (G.Alvarez, S.Jenkins, Chairman Mao, B.Rollins, E.Wilson; St. Martin’s Griffin)
1991 Keith Haring: The Authorized Biography (J.Gruen; Prentice Hall Press)
1988 Subway Art (H.Chalfant, M.Cooper; Holt Paperbacks)
1985 Fresh Hip Hop Don’t Stop (N.George; Random House)