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Work of Murray Adams Selected for Governor Office Exhibit

Malone University professor of art, Clare Murray Adams, M.F.A., was recently notified that three of her pieces have been selected for a year-long exhibit at the state Governor’s offices from August, 2011 – July, 2012.  All work in the exhibit has been juried and follows this year’s chosen theme of referencing Ohio's landscapes in their many and varied forms.  Professor Murray Adams works titled “Farmscapes” were selected.  View them at:


Clare Murray Adams has taught at Malone University since 1997.  She is perhaps best known for fiber arts and the use of texture and interesting found objects in her work.

Recent scholarly work includes:

Solo Exhibit:  Reference Points    Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery    SC
Solo Exhibit:  Of Time and Place   Anderson Gallery    Canton, OH
Two-Person Exhibit:  Identity     Concourse Gallery   Upper Arlington, OH
Fibernation   2nd April Gallerie   Canton, OH
Home/House/Place   Tri- C Campus   Cuyahoga Falls, OH
  The Artist as Quiltmaker   FAVA Gallery   Oberlin, Ohio
  Scriptorium    Climate Gallery   Long Island City New York    (Award)

"Ohio Collage Annual Exhibit" Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Never Think Small, Climate Gallery, Long Island, New York City, NY
"Bradley International Print Exhibit"  Bradley U  Peoria, IL  Juried by Lynwood Kreneck
"National Fiber Directions" Wichita Center for the Arts    KS    Juried
"Butler Mid-Year Exhibition"  Butler Institute of Art  Youngstown OH  (Juried)
2008: "Stark County Artists Show"  Massillon Museum  Juried by Griffith Mann  Honorable Men.
"Fiber Nine"  Prairie State College  Chicago, IL  (Juried)             "15th Annual Juried Art Exhibit"  Jasper Art Center  Jasper, IN  Juried by John Streetman III
"Ohio Collage Society's Annual Exhibit"  Mansfield Art Center  Mansfield, OH  Merit Award
"Annual Members' Show"  Woman Made Gallery  Chicago, IL  (Juried)
"Third Encuastic Invitational"  Conrad Wilde Gallery  Tuscon, AZ
"Stark County Artist Exhibit"  Massillon Museum   Juried by Charles Basham, 2ND PLACE
"Encaustic Works:  Two Views"   Canton Museum of Art    Two-Person Show
"Shelf Life"   Kent State University, Stark  Canton, Ohio Solo Exhibit            
"Shelf Life"   Berea College   Berea Kentucky    Solo Exhibit
"CrossRoads"   Rhonda Schaller Gallery    Chelsea, New York   Invitational
"Hot Stuff" Encaustic  Exhibit  Montserrat College   Beverly MA  (juried)
2006: "OH+5"  Dairy Barn Cultural Art Center Athens, Ohio  (juried)  JUROR'S CHOICE AWARD  2005    
ONE PERSON SHOW  "Collage a Day Series"   Massillon Museum, Massillon, Ohio  

Master: Collage   Lark Books   2010
Open Studio Press   Studio Visit Magazine   2009
Gayle Pritchard,  Uncommon Threads: Ohio's Art Quilt Revolution'  2006
Somerset Studio Publications,  Signatures,   2004
Kate Mathews, ed.,  Fiberarts Design Book V, 1995 and  Fiberarts Design Book IV, 1991
Conrad, Miles,  Third Annual Encaustic Invitational,  Exhibition Catalog, 2008
Nicholis, Alexandra,  Adaptations:  Artworks Inspired by The Massillon Museum's Permanent Collection,  Exhibition Catalog, 2006



2008,  "Stark County Artists Show"  Massillon Museum  Juried by Griffith Mann  Honorable Men. 2007,  
"Shelf Life", Solo Exhibit  Berea College,  Berea, Kentucky
"Shelf Life", Solo Exhibit  Kent State University, Stark   Canton, Ohio
"Encaustic Works: Two Views"  Canton Museum of Art  Two-Person Exhibit  
"Stark County Artist Exhibit"  Massillon Museum   Juried by Charles Basham  2ND PLACE
2006, "Collage A Day",    Solo Exhibit  Massillon Museum,  Massillon, Ohio
"OH+5"  Dairy Barn Cultural Art Center Athens, Ohio  (juried)  JUROR'S CHOICE AWARD             
"National Collage Exhibit",  Berman Museum of Art,  Collegeville, PA  (juried)  HONORABLE 2005,  
"Collage and Encaustics", Solo Exhibit  Malone University,  Canton, Ohio