Meet Joe Adams in the Studio at the Melissa Warren Gallery.

Unique in concept and rendering style, Joe's current series of large scale Graphite Drawings are capturing International attention.
Inspired by observations within our ocean's coastline shock zone environment, this body of work combines science and art,
raising ecological awareness and dialog. Biomorphic shapes evoking marine flora and fauna pulsate in a maelstrom of change.
Anthropogenic conflict sifts through tidal hewn portals. Fluid mirrors expose nature’s indifference.
Starting with no preconceived plan, Joe explores nature with each mark.



Contact Joe Adams:
Email: joe@joeadamsart.com
Phone: 503.369.6996
Mailing Address: PO Box 7201 Carmel, CA 93921
Gallery Location: Between 5th & 6th Ave. on Dolores Street in Carmel, CA
Hours: Open Daily Noon to 6pm Closed Sunday and Monday
Scroll down further to see Current Artworks and Commissions by Joe Adams.



Number 36, 2014, graphite on hot press water colour paper, 52 x 84 inches.
Mounted with magnets to a 1/16th inch thick sheet of steel 60 x 90 inches.







Tree Form Commission, 2014, graphite on hot press water colour paper, 74 x 30 inches.
Artwork was commissioned to hang with Number 19.





Number 38, 2014, graphite on hot press water colour paper, 7 x 7 inches.
This artwork was donated to the Monterey Museum of Art, Miniatures 2014, Exhibition and Fundraiser.





Number 37, 2014, graphite on hot press water colour paper, 22 x 26 inches.





Number 35, 2013, water colour on hot press water colour paper, 7 x 7 inches.
This artwork was donated to the Monterey Museum of Art, Miniatures 2013, Exhibition and Fundraiser.



Number 33 and 34 "Currently In Progress", 2013/2014, oil on canvas, 4 x 5 feet each.





Number 32, 2013, water colour on hot press water colour paper, 14 x 18 inches.





Number 31, 2013, graphite and water colour on hot press water colour paper, 22 x 26 inches.





Number 30, 2013, graphite and water colour on hot press water colour paper, 22 x 26 inches.





Number 29, 2013, water colour on hot press water colour paper, 26 x 22 inches.





Number 28, 2013, oil on canvas, 4 x 5 feet.





Number 27, 2013, water colour on hot press water colour paper, 4 x 6 inches.





Number 26, 2013, graphite on hot press water colour paper, 14 x 18 inches.





Number 25, 2013, water colour on hot press water colour paper, 26 x 22 inches.





Number 24, 2013, graphite and water colour on hot press water colour paper, 30 x 44 inches.





Number 23, 2012, water colour on hot press water colour paper, 22 x 26 inches.





Number 22, Morvaree, 2012, water colour on hot press water colour paper, 22 x 26 inches.





Number 20 and 21, 2012, graphite on hot press water colour paper, 4 x 6 inches each.





Surf Board Promo Graphic, 2012, water marker on surf board, 70 inches.
Design and Illustration on board donated to the Surfrider Foundation, Monterey, CA Chapter's annual fundraising auction.
Helping to raise awareness and support for healthy coastal environmental and water quality issues.





Number 19, 2012, graphite on hot press water colour paper, 26 x 40 inches. (sold)





Numbers 15,16,17 and 18, 2012, water colour, on hot press water colour paper, 10 x 12.5 inches each.
Four color studies for large oil paintings (cut paper monoprints with brush work).





Number 14, 2012, graphite on hot press water colour paper, 26 x 40 inches.





Number 13, Bellarine, 2012, graphite on hot press water colour paper, 18 x 22 inches.





Number 12, 2012, graphite on rough water colour paper, 22 x 24 inches.





Number 11, 2012, woodcut print, 1 x 7 feet (with detail).
Limited edition prints available: 1/3, 2/3 and 3/3 prints on water colour paper and 2/2 artist proof on bond paper.
Printing was completed in April, 2012, at the Atelier 6000 Studio Workshop in Bend, OR.
Pat Clark, Master Printer, collaborated with Joe to make this possible.
Link to the A6 blog for more images of the process.
As part of this project, Joe taught two classes on "Translating graphite drawings to other media".
The project was an experiment and successful, larger print projects with considerable more detail are in the works!





Number 10, 2012, graphite on paper, 30 x 44 inches.





Number 9, Sparka, 2012, graphite and water colour on hot press water colour paper, 11 x 14 inches.





Number 8, 2012, graphite and water colour on hot press water colour paper, 11 x 14 inches.





Number 7, Elephancy, 2012, graphite on rough water colour paper, 16 x 20 inches.





Number 6, Phalora, 2012, graphite on paper, 22 x 26 inches.





Number 5, Orcalia, 2012, graphite on paper, 22 x 26 inches.





Number 4, Arkadeuce, 2012, water colour on hot press water colour paper, 26 x 40 inches.





Number 3, Avarius, 2012, graphite on paper, 30 x 44 inches (sold).





Number 2, Brunsveld, 2011, graphite on paper, 30 x 44 inches.





Number 1, Kamilapede, 2011, graphite on paper, 22 x 26 inches.



Taken from the Archive
Earlier Artworks by Joe Adams available at: Melissa Warren Gallery



Infray, 2010, graphite on paper, 40 x 28 inches.





Aquatus, 1998, water colour on hot press water colour paper, 19.25 x 28 inches.





Skullkat, 1993, litho crayon and graphite on paper, 39 x 23 inches.





Harlequinact, 1987, graphite on paper, 25.5 x 33 inches.





Nude on Fossil Concretions, Cape Kiwanda, OR, 2013, limited edition of 80, giclee on canvas, 38 x 38 inches
limited edition of 250, giclee on paper, 12 x 12 inches
(Joe Adams original photo, 1994, 35mm film).



Sample Artwork Commissions by Joe Adams



Drawing for Chance, 2012, graphite on paper, 30 x 44 inches.





Diptych for Mia (left side), 2010, 2 oils on canvas, 5 x 6 feet each.




Diptych for Mia (both sides)




Diptych for Mia (right side), 2010, 2 oils on canvas, 5 x 6 feet each.





Abstract #8, 2008, oil on canvas, 5.5 x 10.5 feet.





The Granddaughter, 2012, graphite on paper, 12.5 x 16 inches.





Josh, 2012, oil on canvas, 22 x 28 inches





"Riley", 2011, graphite on paper, 11 x 14 inches





"Jo" Rescue Basset Hound, 2007, oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches





Tokyo Commission, 2013, oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches.





Cockatoo commission, 2013, graphite on paper, 10 x 20 inches






Contact Joe Adams:
Email: joe@joeadamsart.com
Phone: 503.369.6996

Joe Adams will help you with the following:
- Schedule an appointment at the gallery.
- Purchase art from this site or commission new artwork.
- Collaborate on a project or use content from this site.
- Editorial or biographical information.
- Individual and small group art workshops.

Joe Adams Art - Link to more Artwork and Photography by Joe Adams:
www.joeadamsart.com

Commission Dog Art - Link to Dog Portraits by Joe Adams collaborating to fund Dog Rescue work in OR and CA:
www.realdogart.com


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