Born 1976 in Dallas, TX; lives and works in New York, NY


2006        Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2005        MSE, Elementary Education, Bank Street College of Education, New York, NY
2000        BA, Cultural Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada


2016        1708 Gallery, Richman, VA (Forthcoming)
2014        New Year, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
2012        Event Erasers, St. Ann’s Warehouse: Experimental Puppet Lab, Brooklyn, NY
2011        Last Men, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
                Adam Shecter, The Big Screen Project, NY
2009        New Atlantis, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
                BCA(S)T, BCAT Television/MTV Supersound, Brooklyn; traveled to Bemis Center, Omaha, NE
                Subjective Projections, invited by Sarah Cook, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany
2008        Fable in 3 Colors, Konstföreningen Aura, Lund, Sweden
2007        Fables, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL


2016        Liquid Pictures, Klaus Von Nichtssagend, New York, NY
2015        Narrative Axis, Blue Star Contemporary, San Antonio, TX
                Name It by Trying to Name It, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2014        OS2, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
                The Great Poor Farm Experiment VI, curated by Michelle Grabner, Brad   Killam, Manawa, WI
                Touch the Moon, Louis B. James, New York, NY
2013        Last Dance: Dirty Looks at the End of Days, ICA Philadelphia / International House Outfest Platinum, Los Angeles, CA
2012        Art Video, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL
                Salad Days of Art Video Disco, curated by Tova Carlin, Andrew Edlin, New York, NY
                Time Warp, The Printer’s Ball, Chicago, IL
                The Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
                Armory Film, The Armory Show, New York, NY
                This is 2-UP, curated by Sue Scott, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY
                2-UP: Folio, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY
                Millennium Magazines, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2011        Cinéphémere, Hors Les Murs, FIAC, Paris, France
                Queer State(s), Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX
                Enchanted Brooklyn: Contemporary Fairytale Films, BAMcinematek, Brooklyn, NY
                Learn to Read Art: A History of Printed Matter, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR; traveled to Artspeak,
                Vancouver, Canada; Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (2009); MoMA PS1 Contemporary Art Center,
                Long Island City, NY (2009); Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Castilla y León, Spain (2010)
                No More Suicides, with Matthea Harvey, A Public Space, Brooklyn, NY
                2-UP: Carryon, The Dependent Art Fair, New York, NY
                Borderland, curated by Andrea Hill, Smart Spaces, Brooklyn, NY
                Adam Shecter, Hiraki Sawa, Jesper Just, VIP Art Fair, New York, NY
                Wish You Were Here, curated by Joe Winter, Westchester Gallery, Westchester, NY
2010        NADA presents Video, NADA Miami Beach, Miami, FL
                Citty, a collaboration with Ted Mineo, Eyebeam Window Gallery, New York, NY
                Yet Another Roadside Attraction, LED Billboard on I-195, Richmond, VA
                The Bit Plane Will Not Appear on Radar, Cezayir, Istanbul, Turkey
                Keep On Moving, Don’t Stop, curated by Hanne Mugaas, Public Screens, Stavanger, Norway
2009        And All Through The House, Parlour #11, Brooklyn, NY
                Buddy List, curated by Nathan Lee, Space 414, Brooklyn, NY
2008        Creative Cartographies: Film and Video, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn, NY
                4 Editeurs/4 Publishers, Centre du Livre d'Artiste, Limoges. Musée Royal de Mariemont, Brussels, Belgium
                Well-Known Treasures, Sara Meltzer Gallery.  New York, NY
2007        An Orchid in the Land of Technology, OHT Gallery, Boston, MA
                Real Time, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
                Landescapism, curated by Joseph R. Wolin, Islip Art Museum. East Islip, NY
                Re Draw, Brooklyn Fire Proof, Brooklyn, NY
2006        Printed Matter: 30 Years: Editions 1976–2006, New York, NY
                Destroy this City, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
                Kamp 48, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
                I Used to Believe, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
                Champagne, Stealtharts, Birmingham, AL
2005        The Zine Unbound, Yerba Buena, San Francisco, CA
                Amazing Grace, Overgaden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
                The Art Parade, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
2004        Divided by Lightning, John Connelly Presents/Deitch Projects, New York, NY
2003        Now Playing, D'Amelio Terras, New York, NY


2016        Green, Sarah, "Richmond, Virginia, The Art Assignment, " PBS Digital Studios, April 21
                Colvin, Rob, " 
Animations that Show Their Material Roots," Hyperallergic, February 16
                Ashby, Sam, “New Year: An Interview with Adam Shecter," Little Joe, January 1
2014        “Best of 2014: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows That Weren’t in Brooklyn,” Hyperallergic, December 24
                “Adam Shecter, New Year,” Time Out New York, September 18–24
2012        “Goings On About Town: Queens International 2012,” The New Yorker, March 5
                Meier, Allison, “The Queens International,” Hyperallergic, February 21
2011        Fry, Naomi, “Original Model T's | Adam Shecter,” The New York Times Style Magazine, August 15
                Huff, Jason, “Notes From Adam Shecter's Speculative Future,” Rhizome, July 12
                Coates, Jennifer, “Adam Shecter, ‘Last Men,’” Time Out New York, June 23–29
                Miller, Leigh Anne, “The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won’t Want to Miss,” Art in America, June 2
                Osterhout, Jacob E., “Window pains, but art gains: Shuttered store holds a ‘Borderland’ that brings new works to the public,”
                New York Daily News, March 22
2009        Smith, Roberta, “Adam Shecter,” The New York Times, September 25, p. C33
                Vilas, Amber, “A Walk on the Lower East Side: New Atlantis at Eleven Rivington,”, September 15 (illus.)
                Wolin, Joseph R., “Art review: Adam Shecter,” Time Out New York, September 16
                “Critics’ picks,” Time Out New York, issue 727, September 3–9, p. 454 (illus.)
                “September 2009 Calendar,” City, issue 65, September, p. 28 (illus.)
2008        Rosengren, Tobias, “Dansk Skulpur och Amerikansk Film Visas pa Aura,” Skanskan, Febuary 18
                Holler, Nicole, “Drommar om Disney ger Mytbilder Nytt Liv,” Sydsvenskan, February 16
2007        Genocchio, Benjamin, “New World Ordering,” The New York Times, March 11
                Maya, Cary, “Lofty Looks at the Land,” Suffolk County News, March 1
                Herrera, Adriana, “Nauraleza E Imaginacion Urbana,” Nueva Herald, January 14
2004        Lafreniere, Steve, “Pop Live,”, November 23


2014        The MacDowell Colony, Film and Video
                Drawing Center Open Sessions
2012        St. Ann's Warehouse Experimental Puppet Lab
2009        Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
2008        Smack Mellon Hot Picks
                BCAT/BRIC Rotunda Artist in Residence
2006        Emerging Artist Series Grant, Printed Matter, Inc.