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Adam LaFon received a BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2014. He currently lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland.

adammlafon@gmail.com

EDUCATION

2010 - 2014

BFA - Maryland Institute College of Art
summa cum laude
Baltimore, MD

2013

Burren College of Art
Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland

2009

The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Summer Seminar
Colorado Springs, CO

International School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture
Umbria, Italy

EXHIBITIONS

2015

Perfect Strangers
Gallery 1301, Baltimore, MD

2014

Artscape @ Gallery 1301
Gallery 1301, Baltimore, MD

Platform: Grand Opening
Platform Arts Center, Baltimore, MD
curated by Abigail Marie Parrish

MICA Commencement Exhibition
Main Building Rm. 250, MICA, Baltyimore, MD

Open House Exhibition
Alvin & Louise Myerberg Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
curated by Barry Nemett and Howie Weiss

Essence In Complete
Fox 2 Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
curated by Chris Zickefoose

Selected Painting
Rosenburg Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
curated by Barry Nemett

2013

Selections from Sketchbook Annual
Decker Library, MICA, Baltimore, MD

MICA Sketchbook Annual
Brown Center, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Selections from Senior Thesis
Alvin & Louise Myerberg Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Juried Undergraduate Exhibition
Meyerhoff Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
Jurors: Paul Daniel & Rena Hoisington

Selected Painting
Rosenburg Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
curated by Barry Nemett

“I would encourage you to do more of these.”
Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland

2012

Juried Undergraduate Exhibition
Meyerhoff Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD
Jurors: Jack Livingston & Karyn Miller

Landscape & Interior
Smith Hall Gallery, Boys' Latin School of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

Catonsville Arts Guild Annual Exhibition
Catonsville Community Center, Catonsville, MD

Studio Mixx
Sub-basement Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Open House Painting Exhibition
Fox 2 Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

2011

Foundation Show
Meyerhoff & Decker Galleries, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Selected Painting
Fox Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Selected Sculpture
Middendorf Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Selected Drawing
Fox Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD

Catonsville Arts Guild Annual Exhibition
Catonsville Community Center, Catonsville, MD

2011

Storefront Exhibition
Coldwell Banker, Catonsville, MD

2010

Catonsville Bicentennial Fine Art Exhibition
Catonsville Community Center, Catonsville, MD

Baltimore County Public Schools Juried Exhibition
Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts National School of Distinction Exhibition
Baltimore County Public School Headquarters, Towson, MD

DIRT - Senior Show
George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, Towson, MD

Student Painting Exhibition
International School of Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture, Umbria, Italy

Solo Exhibition
Christian Temple, Catonsville, MD

Maryland Distinguished Scholar in the Arts Exhibition
UMBC, Baltimore, MD

2007

Rethink Recycling
Maryland Department of the Environment, Baltimore, MD

AWARDS/HONORS

2013

MICA Achievement Award

2011

MICA Foundation Department Achievement Award

2010

Irving and Lois Blum Foundation Scholarship

MICA Maryland Award

MICA Recognition Award

Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Scholarship

Gold Key Scholastic Art & Writing Award - Visual Art Portfolio

Young Arts - Merit Award

AP Scholar of Distinction

2009

Maryland Distinguished Scholar in the Visual Arts

Marie Walsh Sharpe Scholar

Gold Key Scholastic Art & Writing Award - Painting

Gold Key Scholastic Art & Writing Award - Sculpture