Marina Adams is a painter based in both New York City and Parma, Italy. She earned degrees from Tyler School of Art, Temple University and Columbia University's School of the Arts. Adams' work has been the subject of a number of solo exhibitions including Marina Adams at Galerie Gris, Hudson, NY (2015 and 2013); Marina Adams: Coming Thru Strange at Hionas Gallery, NYC (2013), Marina Adams at CUE Art Foundation, NYC (2008), and The Nature of Line at Magazzino d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy (1997). Adams has collaborated with poets generating the recent publication Actualities with Norma Cole (Litmus Press, 2015), Taormina with Vincent Katz (Kayrock, 2012), The Tango with Leslie Scalapino (Granary Books, 2001) and Vue sur Mer with Christian Prigent (Gervais Jassaud, 2010). An upcoming book, titled Portrait and a Dream is due to be published in 2016 by Karma Books.