|(Born)||1979 in Rochester, NY, USA|
David Adamo is a sculptor ‘avant la lettre’ due to his engagement with form and materiality. His sculptures of chipped away wood for example, express this interest in the materiality of the object very well. These sculptures are often surrounded by the wooden fragments that were chopped off, thereby referring to the creation process of the sculptures. In his humorous small-scale sculptures Adamo plays with the expectations of the audience. These sculptures appear to be everyday objects, but by further examining them it becomes clear that the objects are removed from their traditional context due to the use of impossible materials.
Recently, Adamo was included in solo and group exhibitions at the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, USA; The Mordes Collection, West Palm Beach, FL, US ; M.A.C – Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Lima, Peru; Museo de Arte de Rio, Rio de Janeiro; The Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY USA ; Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany; Whitney Biennale, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA, among others. His work is included in the collections of The Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY USA.