About the Artist
Adam Neese is a photographer and artist who investigates place, mythology, and interaction with the landscape in his work. His bodies of work have been exhibited in numerous group, solo, and two person exhibitions nationally and internationally. Adam was an artist in residence at Arteles Creative Center in Hämeenkyrö, Finland in 2015, was the overall winner of Redbird Editions’ inaugural open call in Amsterdam, Netherlands in 2013, and worked with Cow House Studios’ Art on the Farm program in County Wexford, Ireland in 2013. He holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from the University of North Texas. Adam’s photographs are included in collections including Harwood International and Target Corporate Headquarters, along with various private collections.
Adam also works as a specialist with expertise in technical imaging for cultural heritage, fine art documentation, and architectural photography. He has held positions at the Menil Collection (Houston), Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), and since 2023 as the Senior Collections Photographer for Conservation at The Museum of Modern Art. Adam holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from the University of North Texas, both in photography. Formerly, he taught photography and studio art classes at the University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design. Adam has led workshops in conservation photography at NYU’s Institute for Fine Arts Conservation Center, and he is currently the Chair of the American Institute for Conservation’s Imaging Working Group. Adam lives in Brooklyn, New York.