BIOGRAPHY

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
Born: Brighton (Melbourne) 1st June 1947.
1965 – 68 Caulfield Institute, Diploma of Painting.
1968 Married Patsy Tovey – Lived in Melbourne.
1969 – 70 Lived and painted full time in London.
1969 – 70 Visited Galleries in Europe. Hitch hiked around Morocco.
1970 Traveled overland, England to India. Dabbled in ink painting.
1971 Diploma of Teaching, Melbourne.
1972 – 95 Part time Artist & part-time Art teacher Maryborough Technical College, Vic.
1972 Built mud brick home at Bung Bong, Central Victoria.
1975 – 82 Children born – Ananda (Dec.) Turiya, Rohin, Camille, & Amilia.
1976 Four month Trip to India
1978 Eleven month trip to USA
1983 Built Studio.
1984 -85 Lose studio and paintings in Maryborough bush fire. Rebuilt studio, resume painting.
1985 4 Month trip to India
1996 Leave part time teaching. Full-time professional artist.

EXHIBITIONS
1970 Solo Exhibition, Compendium Two Gallery, in London. Joint Exhibition, Compendium Galleries Birmingham England.
1989 Solo Exhibition, Wallace Bros. Gallery, Castlemaine, Victoria.
1990 Solo Exhibition, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery, Melbourne.
1991 Joint Shows, Exhibition Building Melbourne, Wallace Gallery, Castlemaine, Victoria.
1992 Solo Exhibition, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery, Melbourne.
1993 Joint Exhibition, Qdos Gallery, Lorne, Victoria.
1994 Joint Exhibition, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery, Melbourne.
1995 Joint Exhibition, Qdos Gallery Lorne, Victoria.
1996 Solo Exhibition, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery, Melbourne.
1997 Joint Exhibition, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery, Melbourne. Two man Exhibition. Framed Gallery, Darwin
1998 Joint Exhibition, Forest Gallery, New South Wales. Artist in Residence Mulgara Gallery Uluru Northern Territory.
1998 Joint Exhibition, Maryborough Regional Gallery.
1999 Joint Exhibition, Herons Gallery, Castlemaine & Coolart Homestead Somers.
2000 Solo Exhibition, Hobsons Choice Gallery, Queenscliff. Artist in Residence Mulgara Gallery, Uluru NT.
2001 Wildlife Art Society winner of Innovative & Imaginative work.
2002-3 SYDA Art Auction New York.
2002 Solo Exhibition, Red Hill Gallery 141. Solo Show, Melbourne Exhibition Building.
2003 Solo Exhibition, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery Melb. & Glass by Turiya Orme & Jewellery by Amilia Adams.
2003 Joint Exhibition, Herons Gallery, Castlemaine.
2004 Joint Exhibition, Eltham Wiregrass Gallery, Melbourne.
2005 Joint Exhibition, Herons Gallery, Castlemaine. Three Masters Exhibition, Avoca. Joint Exhib, Maryborough.
2005 Solo Exhibition, Ararat Regional Gallery. Joint Exhibition, Wiregrass Wildlife. Joint Exhib. Lt Malop Gallery.
2006 Joint Exhibition, Maryborough Regional Gallery. ‘Three Generations’ P&P Adams G Adams, A Adams T Orme & R.Adams.
2007 Joint Exhibitions, Herons Gallery, Castlemaine Arts Festival & Little Malop Fine Art Gallery, Gee long, Victoria.
2007 Joint Exhibition, Maryborough Regional Gallery,Victoria. ‘Three Generations Continue’ (as above & C Adams)
2007 Prasad Auction, Sydney.
2008 Joint Exhibition, Herons Gallery Castlemaine. Layers of Landscape.
2008 Joint Exhibition, Maryborough Regional Gallery, Victoria. Nexus.
2008 Joint Exhibition, Metropolis Gallery Geelong. Rural.
2009 -2010 Prasad Auction, Melbourne & Sydney.
2010 Joint Exhibitions, Metropolis Gallery. Art Seven. Maryborough Regional Gallery.
2011 Joint Exhibition, Herons Gallery, Castlemaine Arts Festival.
2012 Joint Exhibition, Metropolis Gallery, Nature: 3 Ways of Seeing.
2013 Joint Exhibition, Herons Gallery, Castlemaine Arts Festival.
2014 Joint Exhibitions, Maryborough Regional Gallery Small Treasures Big Ideas. Herons Gallery, Castlemaine Arts Festival.
2015-2016 Joint Exhibition, Herons Art Gallery Castlemaine Arts Festival
2016 Joint Exhibition, Pyrenees Unearthed Festival
2016 -2017 Royal Melb Hospital Auction
2017 Qdos Gallery Vic. Philip Adams InThe Otways
2017 Manyung Gallery Sorento – Hinterland Highlights
2017-2018, Joint Exhibition,  Manyung Gallery Sorento – Floating Across Land and Sea
2018  Joint Exhibition Maryborough Regional Gallery. Under the Sky

COLLECTIONS
In private collections. England, France, Germany, Japan, USA, Canada, New Zealand and Australia.
Crown Casino, Melbourne 16 Paintings. City Coast, Credit Union Wollongong.
Reserve Bank of Australia New York collection.
Ballarat Fine Art Regional Gallery.
Central Goldfields Regional Art Gallery.

BIBLIOGRAPHY
‘Artistic Insights’ Harcourt, Brace & Javanovich. Australia 1991.
‘Craft Arts’ International Issue 37 1996.
‘Australian Artist’ No. 177 March 1999.
‘International Artist’ No.6 May 1999.
‘Australian Artist’ No.221 November 2002.
‘Creative Artist’ No.17 February 2017.