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Mary Adam


Mary Adam was born in Ireland and studied medicine. She has been living in Trinidad since 1973 and has been painting since 1975. While she is mainly self-taught, she has attended painting, drawing and sculpture workshops run by CCA7, and figure drawing workshops run by the Women In Art organisation of Trinidad and Tobago. In July 2002 she participated in a programme at the National College of Art & Design in Dublin, Ireland.

As well as showing in numerous group exhibitions from the late 70s to the present, she had a joint show at Horizons in September 2002, a solo show entitled "A Matter of Form" at the same gallery in March-April 2004, and an exhibition with two Trinidadian artists at the Spence Gallery in Toronto, Canada, in July-August 2005.
She received awards for painting from the Trinidad Art Society at their Annual Exhibitions in November 2000 and 2003.

Her work is in many private collections in Trinidad and Tobago, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

She moved back to the UK in 2016.

Red Flowers
Red Flowers at Window | 2003 | oil on board, approx 14 x 11"