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Adam Crosland was born in the Wiltshire town of Swindon. He has exhibited widely in England and has work in private collections nationally as well as overseas. Most recently his work has been shown and sold at Maddox gallery, Mayfair alongside work by Damien Hirst, Grayson Perry, Gilbert and George and Peter Blake, amongst others.

Adam Crosland was also the guitarist in Le Neon, a band from Stroud, that released an album and single on Fierce Panda records in 2003. Le Neon toured in 2003 and 2004 with acts such as Biffy Clyro, The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster, The Raveonettes, The Cribs, The Subways, Seafood and Winnebago Deal. Adam also drew the artwork for the sleeve of Le Neon’s album ‘Luss’.

Adam currently lives in Purton, Wiltshire, where he continues to make art, write music, create books and look after his smallholding and gardening business.

Education

Stroud School Of Art 2000-2001 – Art Foundation
U.W.E Bristol 2001-2003 – BA (Hons) Art and Visual Culture
University Of Bath 2006-2008 – BA (Hons) Drawing for Fine Art practice

Exhibitions

2017
Upcoming: Stuckist show@Quintus Gallery, Watkins Glen, N.Y, U.S.A
September 22 – October 29, 2017
Swine art show@Darkroom Expresso, Swindon
The Stuckists at Cass art, Islington, London
Weird Wiltshire@Richard Jeffries museum, Swindon
(Solo show) – Post-Truth @The Bohemian Balcony, Swindon
2016
Art on a postcard@Maddox Gallery, Mayfair, London
Swine art exhibition@Brunel Centre, Swindon
Stuckist’s Art Show@View Two Gallery, Liverpool
(Solo show) – Ponge Life @ The Beehive, Swindon
Art and Books (with Emily Drake) @44AD,  Bath
2015
Stuckism: Remodernising the mainstream, Jarman building, University of Kent, Canterbury
Weapons of Mass Distraction @Number Nine, Swindon
(Solo show) – What is life, but a childlike foray into adult exploration @ Number Nine, Swindon
2012
Elizabethan Avant-Garde – Stuckist Show @ The Bermondsey Project, Bermondsey, London
(Solo Show) – Why Did God? – @Artsite & The Post Modern, Swindon
2011
(Solo Show) – ‘Growing Stupid People From Rotten Seeds’ – The Louisiana, Bristol
‘Kunstgäste VI’ – Atelier Klint, Sylt, Germany
2010
(Solo Show) – ‘Rats are Hicks – Artsite & The Post Modern, Swindon
2009
‘Enchantment’ – The Post Modern, Swindon
2008
‘Waking The Dead’ – Walcot Street Mortuary Chapel, Bath
‘S.O.M.A’ – Unit 4, Farrs Lane, Stroud
‘Degree Show’ – Swindon College, Swindon
‘I don’t belong in a sexual society’ – Whitstable Biennale Satellite Program, Whitstable
‘Against The Obviousness Of Obviousness/My Friends And I Couldn’t Do Punk, Somehow’ – Substation, Margate
2007
‘Konglomerat In Kiel’ – Nugax Kiel-Gaarden, Kiel, Germany
‘Drawing Parallels’ – Swindon Museum And Art Gallery, Swindon
2003
‘Diary Of A Pirate Philosopher’ – Spike Island, Bristol