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Feb 11 - 27, 2016: I CHEW, CHEW, CHEW YOU - Group Show

Kristian will have new work on display at Hot Art Wet City Gallery in Feb 11 - 27, 2016 (Pictured above: 'Pepperoni Ganster')

[ www.hotartwetcity.com ]

Dec 11 - Jan 13 , 2016: CREATURES OF THE HOUR
Kristian will have 40 new works on display for the 'Creatures of the Hour' exhibit this winter at Ayden Gallery. (Pictured bottom left to right: 'Skunk' , 'Battlecreek Bandits' )

 

CREATURES OF THE HOUR -Solo Exhibit
December 11, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Ayden Gallery
102 - 449 Main Street, Penticton, BC
Reception: December 11, 7 pm- 11pm,

For art inquiries please contact the gallery

PHONE: (604) 376-6947
EMAIL: info@aydengallery.com


[ www.aydengallery.com ]

 

Aug 21 - Oct 28, 2015: PECULIAR BEASTS

Kristian will have 40 new works on display for the 'Peculiar Beasts' exhibit this summer at Saint Germain Gallery (Pictured top right: 'Bubbleboys')

 

PECULIAR BEASTS -Solo Exhibit
August 21 - October 28
Saint Germain Gallery
102 - 449 Main Street, Penticton, BC
Reception: Friday, Aug 21, 5-9 pm

For art inquiries please contact the gallery
Phone:(250) 492-0060
Email: info@saintgermaincafe.com

 

April 11 - May 12, 2015: XIONG MAO - Group Exhibit

Kristian will have new work on display at Flower Pepper Gallery in April (Pictured above right: Crystal Panda)

[ www.flower-pepper.com ]

 
April 10 - 19, 2015: STATE OF THE ART
Kristian will have some new paintings and art prints on display at State of the Art World Ski and Snowboard Festival in Whistler, BC this year. The exhibit runs April 10 - 19, 2015. Come check out the work and support your local artists!

[ www.wssf.com]
 
Mar 6 - Mar 30, 2015: A NIGHTMARE IN WONDERLAND - PART 2 - Group Exhibit

Kristian will have several new works on display at Ayden Gallery in March. (Pictured clockwise from top left: Beepbox, Dreamcatcher, Kazuki, Shllopenglopper)

Join us the evening of Friday, March 6 for the opening of an appropriately spooky group exhibit curated by Italian artist Ixie Darkonn. Nightmare in Wonderland will feature works by many top modern-pop and pop-surrealist artists, all paying silent tribute to one of the darkest film directors of our time.

Exhibit continues through March 30, 2015

Participating artists: Atsuko Goto / Dulk / Eric Lacombe / Julie Filipenko / Kristian Adam / Roby Dwi Antono / Selena Leardini


Nightmare in Wonderland - Group Exhibit
Mar 6- Mar 30, 2015
Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Reception: Mar 6, 7pm - 11pm

For art inquiries please call or email the gallery

PHONE: (604) 376-6947
EMAIL: info@aydengallery.com



[ www.aydengallery.com ]

Feb 13 - Mar 1, 2015: A NIGHTMARE IN WONDERLAND - PART 1 - Group Exhibit

Kristian will have a new drawing on display at Rotofugi Gallery in February called 'Madame McAllister and the Twin Sippers' ( pictured above).

Join us the evening of Friday, February 13 for the opening of an appropriately spooky group exhibit curated by Italian artist Ixie Darkonn. Nightmare in Wonderland will feature works by many top modern-pop and pop-surrealist artists, all paying silent tribute to one of the darkest film directors of our time.

First availability of exhibit pieces will be at the gallery when we open at 11am. Gallery Previews email list members will be able to make purchases via email starting at 2PM the day of the opening.

Exhibit continues through March 1, 2015

Participating artists: Aaron Jasinski, Aunia Kahn, Alessia Iannetti, Atsuko Goto, Dean Mcdowell, Dulk, Domenico Scalisi, Eric Lacombe, Heather Nevay, Ixie Darkonn, Jel Ena, Julie Filipenko, June Leeloo, Kristian Adam, Leila Ataya, Lola Gil, Marco Mazzoni, Marco Tarascio Moby Dick, Mark Elliott, Mark Kostabi, Matt Dangler, Megz Pikey Majewski, Natalie Shau, Paolo Pedroni, Roby Dwi Antono, Ryan Myers, Selena Leardini, Susanne Apgar, Tasha Zimich, Valency Genis, Vavje, Valentina Zummo, Virginia Mori and Yoko d'Holbachie.


Nightmare in Wonderland - Group Exhibit
Feb 13 - Mar 1, 2015
Rotofuki Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Reception: Feb 13, 7pm - 10pm

For art inquiries please call or email the gallery

PHONE: (773) 868-3308
EMAIL: rotofugi@rotofugi.com



[ www.rotofugi.com ]

Nov 20 - Jan 3, 2015: PLAY - Crow Toes Quarterly Group Exhibit

PICTURED LEFT TO RIGHT: 'Betta Fish' and 'Bird Watcher'

Kristian will have 2 new works on display at Saint Germain Gallery in Penticton, BC this month as well as a few older works. In September 2014, long time friend and collaborator, Christopher Millin took over ownership of Saint-Germain, bringing with him more than 10 years of coffee shop experience and a great love of the arts. His past endeavors include publishing an arts and literature magazine for children (Crow Toes Quarterly: 2007 – 2011) and writing several middle-grade children's books. Make sure to go check out some of the works on display from the Crow Toes contributing artists and help support the arts.

PLAY : A Crow Toes Retrospective Group Exhibit
November 20, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Saint Germain Gallery, Pencticton, BC, Canada
Reception: Nov 20, 5pm - 8pm

For art inquiries please call or email the gallery

PHONE: (250) 492-0060
EMAIL: info@saintgermaincafe.com



[ www.saintgermaincafe.com ]

Oct 17, 2014: STICKBOY - Group Exhibit
Kristian will have four new paintings on display at Ayden gallery for the themed group show, 'Stickboy'.

CLOCK WISE FROM TOP LEFT: Otis, Hachiro, Bully, The Peacekeeper


Ayden Gallery
in partnership with Vancouver Opera are proud to present Stickboy: an art exhibition. The exhibition will run from October 17th to November 9th concurrent with Stickboy, an opera production by Vancouver Opera.

The opera is based on the novel Stickboy by Shane Koyczan.

There's a bully in all of us. The inner life of a young boy is at the heart of this moving and meaningful new opera by world-renowned spoken-word artist Shane Koyczan and composer Neil Weisensel. Bravely autobiographical, beautifully poetic, visually innovative and musically memorable, Stickboy confronts the uncomfortable reality of a society struggling with its own fear and insecurity, a society that seeks conformity and uniformity at the expense of those who are different.This visually stunning world premiere will feature visuals designed and animated by Giant Ant, the producers of Mr. Koyczan's monumentally popular video "To This Day".

Also check out the Ted Talk by author of Stickboy, Shane Koyczan

The opening reception will be held on Friday October 17, 2014 from 7pm to 11pm at Ayden Gallery. A portion of the opera will be performed at the opening along with a special performance by Shane Koyczan.


[ www.aydengallery.com ]

 
April 11, 2014: STATE OF THE ART

Kristian will have some new paintings and art prints on display at State of the Art World Ski and Snowboard Festival in Whistler, BC this year. The exhibit runs April 11 - 21, 2014. Come check out the work and support your local artists!

[ www.wssf.com/event/state-art ]

 
Aug 31 , 2013: A WOODLAND RECITAL - Solo Exhibition

Kristian Adam’s imagined creatures, NymNums, will gallivant through Brumfield’s Gallery this summer. This Canadian born artist fits in with the quirky narratives that fill the walls of Brumfield’s Gallery.

A WOODLAND RECITAL - August 31 - November 2, 2013
Brumfield Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA
New works by Kristian Adam
Reception 7pm - 11pm

ABOVE RIGHT: ' Zeffi '

[ www.brumfieldllc.com ]

 
July 6, 2013: EPIC EXPO



Kristian will be live painting at VanDusen Botanical Gardens Saturday, July 6, 2013 - Sunday, July 7, 2013, 10:00AM - 9:00PM

EPIC: The Sustainable Living Festival is Vancouver's newest and grooviest outdoor summer festival celebrating sustainability, culture and community. Join for an awesome weekend of great music, dozens of beer and wine vendors, delicious local foods, and live painting.

[ www.epicexpo.com ]

 
June 14, 2013: THE PUMPKIN GANG - Solo Exhibition

THE PUMPKIN GANG - June 14 - July 7, 2013
Ayden Gallery, Vancouver BC
New works by Kristian Adam
Reception 7pm - 11pm

ABOVE RIGHT: Inside the gallery

[ www.aydengallery.com ]

 
June 17, 2012: TOMS SHOES - Live painting at Car Free Days festival



Kristian will be live painting custom TOMS shoes on demand for the Car Free Days festival on main. With every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. One for One

Date: Sunday, June 17, 2012
Time: 12:00pm until 6:00pm
Location: Twigg and Hottie, 3671 Main St, Vancouver, BC

[ www.carfreevancouver.org
]
 
Nov 9, 2012: PANDACORN PARK - Solo Exhibition

PANDACORN PARK - Nov 9- Dec 5, 2012
Ayden Gallery, Vancouver BC
New works by Kristian Adam
Reception 7pm - 11pm

ABOVE RIGHT: Inside the artists' studio - progress on the painting 'Stargazer' from Kristian's new exhibit, Pandacorn Park

[ www.aydengallery.com ]

 
July 6, 2012: THE ART OF GIVING - A Reimagining of TOMS




Kristian will be live painting custom TOMS shoes on demand at Ayden Gallery. A host of prominent artists will be there to interpret the meaning of giving using TOMS as the canvas. See some of the most amazing TOMS ever created! Partial Proceeds of TOMS shoes and sunglasses go to A Loving Spoonful. With every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. One for One

Opening reception - 7:00PM - 11:00PM
 
May 11 2012: 'BIG RIG' Makes a Cameo in an Episode of Supernatural
Kristian's paintings Big Rig and Woodland King will be making a guest appearance in the TV show Supernatural. Season 7, Episode 22 airs on May 11, 2012. Keep and eye out for them at about the 19 minute mark.
 
Nov 4 , 2011: FLOMBAGOO - Solo Exhibition

FLOMBAGOO - Nov 4 - Dec 4, 2010
Ayden Gallery, Vancouver BC
New works by Kristian Adam
Reception 7pm - 11pm

[ www.aydengallery.com ]

 
April 14 , 2011: RAYNE LONGBOARDS presents 'Fishpimp'

FISH PIMP:

A new custom deck designed by Kristian Adam will be available for a limited time. Vancouver based company, Rayne Longboards, is the world’s premier longboard manufacturer. The business was founded in 2004 and is situated at the base of the beautiful North Shore mountains. They're products are wholly designed and manufactured in Canada.

www.raynelongboards.com

Sept 5, 2010: THE POCKET SHOW - Group Exhibition
THE POCKET SHOW - Sept 5 - 18, 2010
Reception: Sunday, September 5th ~ 7:00pm to midnight
156 West Hastings (@ Cambie) Vancouver, BC

Trash Talkin' Gypsy Pocket Monster ( pictured left ) - a new Nymnum from Kristian's voodoo doll series - will be on display at The Pocket Show this Sunday. Come check out all the cool pocket-sized creations from Vancouver's local talent!
 
June 11, 2010: ANIMALOPOLIS - Solo Exhibition

ANIMALOPOLIS - June 11 - July 15, 2010
Ayden Gallery, Vancouver BC
New works by Kristian Adam with stories by Michael Sasi
Reception + Animalopolis Book Launch, 7pm - 11pm

DOWNLOAD THE FREE ANIMALOPOLIS FACT BOOK HERE <<

[ www.aydengallery.com ]

 
April 14, 2010: STATE OF THE ART

Kristian will have some new paintings on display at State of the Art World Ski and Snowboard Festival in Whistler, BC. A live paint demonstration will be held during opening reception. Pictured above left is progress from the painting, Ganoush, for his upcoming solo exhibit, Animalopolis.

[ www.wssf.com/event/state-art ]

 
Feb 20, 2010: VANCOUVER WINTER OLYMPICS - Live Art Demo





Kristian was one of several local artists chosen to live paint at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. The demonstrations were held at Cypress mountain throughtout the course of each day. Pictured above are a few of his charcoal renderings. Each artist was allowed only 4 hours to create a massive 9 foot image using they're own unique style.. The works were later displayed on public auction.

 
June 13, 2009: SWOON

SWOON - Group Show
Sat. June 13th - Sat. July 11th, 2009
Black Maria Gallery
3137 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, California

[ www.blackmariagallery.com ]

May 22, 2009: THE NYM NUMS - Solo Exhibition

THE NYM NUMS - May 22 - June 14, 2009
Ayden Gallery, Vancouver BC
New works by Kristian Adam with stories by Michael Sasi
Opening reception and book launch, 7pm - 11pm
**Limited edition copies of the book, The Nym Nums will be available at the event.

[ www.aydengallery.com ]

 
April 18th, 2009: BC BOOK AND MAGAZINE WEEK - Live Art Demo
Reading by Christopher Millin, Editor of Crow Toes Quarterly, and a live art demonstration by Kristian Adam at the Vancouver Public Library in downtown Vancouver.
 
September 29, 2008: WORD ON THE STREET
Kristian painting Mr. Cunningham from March of the Fat Babies live at Word on the Street.
[ www.thewordonthestreet.ca/vancouver ]


Suite 101.com article about Word on the Street:
Of great interest and enjoyment were the surreal art and illustrations of Kristian Adam. Perched in the middle of walking traffic, this artist had a show-stopping crowd parked on the sidewalk watching as he painted beautiful and enigmatic pictures. The appearance of such an artist proved that coordinators of Word on the Street understand that the passion of art and creativity has many mediums.

CrowToes Quarterly wins "Best Village Table" at W.O.T.S.
The Word on the Street festival is pleased to announce the winners of the "Best Booth" Design Contest! All exhibitors were invited to create the most inviting, inventive, and exciting booth in order to not only win great prizes, but to also add to the overall experience of the festival. Best Village Table: Crow Toes
 
September 28, 2008: WORD ON THE STREET

The Word on the Street
Sunday, September 28th, 2008, 11 am to 5 pm
Art Demo: 2 - 5 pm
The Vancouver Public Library
[ www.thewordonthestreet.ca/vancouver ]

Kristian will be displaying some of his new work at Word on the Street this Sunday, September 28th, 2008 at the Vancouver Public Library. Between the hours of 2 and 5 pm you can find him painting at the Crow Toes Quarterly tent on Homer Street. Copies of Crow Toes Quarterly and Kristian's prints will be for sale. Before that, you'll want to stop by the magazine tent and check out Christoper Millin of CTQ and his interactive storytelling event:

 
September 20, 2008: CHRISTIANNE'S LYCEUM IN SHARED VISION

Kristian displays his work at Christianne's Lyceum of Art and Literature through Bellevue Gallery in North Vancouver, where Crow Toes Quarterly held the launch of their sixth issue. Recently, Shared Vision featured an article about Christianne and the vision of her centre, and 'Pink Elephants' snuck its way into Christianne's portrait! Kristian's art and CTQ were also mentioned in the Lyceum's August Newsletter.

 
May 24, 2008: CROW TOES QUARTERLY - the Best Magazine of 2008

Crow Toes Quarterly has just been named the Best Magazine of 2008 in The Richmond Review's Best of Richmond awards. The weekend edition of The Richmond Review, which hit the newsstand on Saturday May 24th, featured Crow Toes Quarterly publisher and editor Christopher Millin. “If you’re looking for stories about fluffy bunnies and happy birthday parties you have come to the wrong place,” Millin was quoted about his quarterly children’s fiction and poetry magazine, which tends towards the darker side of ‘kids lit.’

Crow Toes Quarterly is one of the BC Association of Magazine Publisher newest members. The award-winning children’s magazine celebrates its sixth issue this month.

 
May 10th , 2008 - CROW TOES LAUNCH at Christianne's Lyceum of Art and Literature
 
April 8, 2008: Signed art prints by Kristian Adam 'GET TO WORK YOU STUPID REINDEER' and 'PINK ELEPHANTS' - Available at CTQ Magazine

 
January 28, 2008 : 'GET TO WORK YOU STUPID REINDEER' on the Cover of CTQ Magazine
 
August 6, 2007: 'PUMPKIN GANG' on the Cover of CTQ
 
May 11, 2007: HEARTWORKS at The Chapel

HEARTWORKS
- May 11 - June 11, 2007
Ayden Gallery / The Chapel, Vancouver BC
New works by Kristian Adam
Reception 7pm - 1 am



An interview with Shaw Television on location at the opening reception of Heartworks
 
March 2, 2007: OH HAPPY DAY - Solo Exhibition

OH HAPPY DAY
- March 2- April 2, 2007
Durant Illusions Gallery, Abbotsford, BC
New works by Kristian Adam
Reception 7pm - 11pm
 
June 29th, 2008: SWOON - Solo Exhbition

SWOON
- June 29 - July 30, 2008
Kariton Gallery, Abbotsford, BC
New works by Kristian Adam
Reception 3pm - 7pm
 
September 20, 2007: 'VALVE' - On Display at the Canadian Embassies
HANDS ACROSS THE PACIFIC: CANADA - September 20, 2007 - JAPAN: 2008 - KOREA: 2008 - CHINA: 2008

Chilliwack Museum
Sept 20 - Oct 9
45820 Spadina Ave., Chilliwack, BC
Tel. 604.795.5210

Chilliwack City Hall Art Gallery
Sept 20 - Oct 18
8550 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC
Tel. 604.792.9311

Asai's Art Gallery
Sept 20 - Oct 9
45949 Wellington Ave., Chilliwack, BC
Tel. 604.792.9895

 
July 28, 2007: ART DEMONSTRATION at Vancouver Art Gallery

 

Live painting on location at Vancouver Gallery. Pictured above is progress from 'Silt', a new oil painting for the Gamblin Torrit Grey competition.
 
June 22 , 2007: ARTS 2007 RECEPTION: Surrey Art Gallery - Jury Panel - 1st Place to 'CELL'
 
January 18, 2007: KORE - Solo Exhibit

KORE
- January 18 - Feb 30, 2007
Art + Soul Gallery, Vancouver., BC
New works by Kristian Adam
Reception 7pm - 11pm
 
December 1, 2006: MARCH OF THE FAT BABIES - Solo Exhibit

MARCH OF THE FAT BABIES
- December , 2006 - Jan 1, 2007
The Whip Gallery/ Ayden Gallery, Vancouver, BC
New works by Kristian Adam
Reception 7pm - 11pm