David Emitt Adams is an artist whose current practice engages historical photographic methods in order to create an informed contemporary dialogue about the past and present. David obtained his Bachelors of Fine Art from Bowling Green State University and a Masters of Fine Arts from Arizona State University. He is a recipient of the Clarence John Laughlin Award, the Puffin Foundation Grant and the Arizona Commission on the Arts Research and Development Grant. His work is in the permanent collection of the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Center for Creative Photography, The George Eastman Museum, The Museum of Photographic Arts San Diego, and numerous private collections. He has exhibited nationally and internationally including museum exhibitions at Wichita Art Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Phoenix Art Museum, Tucson Art Museum and the Roswell Museum and Art Center.
image credit: David Emitt Adams, Exxon Baytown, Texas, Wet-plate Collodion on 55 gallon barrel lid, 2014