CARLA ADAMS                            
Born: 1984, Perth

2014 - Bachelor of Art (Honours) (First Class), Curtin University
2013 - Bachelor of Art (Art) (Distinction), Curtin University
2009 – 2012 - Advanced Diploma of Visual Art, Central TAFE

Professional Experience
Director, Smart Casual Gallery
Sessional Academic and Unit Coordinator, Curtin University
Committee Member, Free Range Gallery
Casual Lecturer (Drawing Short Course), Central Institute of Technology
Gallery Assistant, Outré Gallery

Selected Exhibition Record
Describe yourself in one word, Stala Contemporary (upcoming) (Solo)
Interview, Nyisztor Studio, Perth
Make or Break, Brunswick St Gallery, Melbourne
Bunbury Biennale, Bunbury
Minnawarra Art Award, Perth
Two Guys, A Girl and a Pizza Place, Nyisztor Studio, Perth
BRB, Smart Casual, Perth

Stuck Up Bitch, Smart Casual, Perth (Solo)
Google Search Histories, Sister Online, Adelaide (Solo)
1000 Tinder Opening Lines, Nyisztor Studio, Perth (Solo) 
Heft, Cool Change Contemporary, Perth (Solo)

No Woman is an Island, Blindside Gallery, Melbourne
Google Search Histories, Engine Room, Turner Gallery, Perth (Solo)
STAFF ROOM: Curtin University Staff Exhibition, Edward Millen House, Perth
Gertrude Street Projection Festival, Seventh Gallery, Melbourne
Undergarments, 107 Projects, Sydney
Can't Touch This, Curated by Miriam Kelly, Verge Space, Sydney University, Sydney
Two Parallel Pieces of Glass, Smart Casual, Fremantle, (Solo [performance])
Joondalup Community Invitation Art Award, Joondalup, Perth
Pure Contemplation Without Knowledge 9, Nyisztor Studio, Perth
Fallacy, 107 Projects, Sydney

Two Parallel Pieces of Glass, Reception Project Space, Adelaide (Solo [performance])
Self Portrait as OkCupid Questionnaire,  FELTspace, Adelaide (Solo)
Think Pink, Enough Space, Melbourne
Yen Staedler Female Art Awards, Gaffa, Sydney
By The Light Of The Screen, Spectrum Project Space, Edith Cowan University, Perth (Solo)  
STAFF ROOM, Edward Millen Home, Perth
Desert Dreams, Special Group Studios, Sydney
ARTBAR (Curated by Giselle Stanborough), Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
, Shopfront Gallery, Perth

The Ladies Collective, Ambush Gallery, Sydney
STAFF ROOM, Free Range Gallery, Perth
MAVERICK, Moana Project Space, Perth (Solo)
Devastate Me, Free Range Gallery, Perth (Solo [performance])
3.1m, Peek-a-boo Gallery, Perth
Bedroom, Free Range Gallery, Perth
Mate, Paper Mountain, Perth

Curtin Art Degree Show, Curtin University, Perth
High Visibility, Ephemeral public art project
ROUGH DIAMOND, Freerange Gallery, Perth
Reproduction, APPLECROSS space, Perth (Solo)
Exhibition 11, Light Lockers Art Space, Grand Lane, Perth

Curtin Art Degree Show, Curtin University, Perth
Hatched, National Graduate Exhibition, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth

CIT Graduation Exhibition, Central Institute of Technology, Perth

The Year My Noise Broke, Nyistor Gallery, Perth
Not Woman, Kurb Gallery, Perth (Solo)

Curatorial Experience
2016 - Interface, Shopfront Gallery, Perth
2015 - Mate, Paper Mountain, Perth
2013 - JO SESH, Kurb Gallery, Perth
2011 - SWAP, Showcase Gallery, Perth
2010 - Traces, Showcase Gallery, Perth

2016 - Yen Staedler Female Art Awards - Finalist
2016 - Recipient of FELTspace Philanthropic Fund
2015 – Best Visual Arts Event, Fringe World (Mate)
2015 – PICA Residency
2013 – Most Industry Ready Student, Curtin University
2012 – Nominated for Hatched Exhibition (Successful application), Central TAFE
2012 - Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Central TAFE

Central TAFE
Cruther's Collection of Women's Art


Adams, C, 2018. 1000 Tinder Opening Lines, Smart Casual Press, WA.

Textiles provoke in ‘Cant Touch This’, O’Sullivan, J. Art Guide, 5/9/2017.

McFarlene, N. 2016. Hunting The Killer Idea (Interview), Carpet Bombing Culture, UK. 

Carla Adams Is Making Her Weird Late Night Internet Experiences into Art, K. Gillespie, The Creators Project, 7/7/16 ( 

MAVERICK: A Flirting Failure, Carla Adams, Feminism and Flirting event, UWA, 2016

Outside the box: Carla Adams, L. Yeang, Scoop Magazine (Homes and Art issue 47) , 10/12/15 ( 

Three Way w/ Carla Adams, D. McGrath and R. Orchard, Semi-Decent issue #10, 2015

Mate Review, L. Wilson, The West Australian, 30/01/15 ( 

Interview, G. Weston, Raven Contemporary, 27/01/15

Season 1, Episode 4, P. Cheng, Perth Artists Documentary Series, 2014

Semi-Permanent Book 1, 2013

Integrating Media Art in core Visual Art Curricula, Jeremy Blank, ACUADS, 2012.