Lisa Adams is a Los Angeles based artist who is doing a lot of things. She’s a writer for Huffington Post, she has a new book coming out, and–most importantly–a new gallery show opening Downtown at CB1 Gallery. Her new show is her first show with the gallery and is entitled Paradise Notwithstanding.
Adams’ work is centered on a tension between nature, decay, and life and how they interact and oftentimes intercept each other. Her work frequently features various green items–trees, flowers, and the dirt from where they sprouted from–working with and against something off, be it an incoming dark presence, thin non-organic wires, or a slightly “off” something. Her work balances a lot of things but mainly this problem between the organic and inorganic, which brings about tensions in color, textures, and environment.
Adams’ Paradise Notwithstanding goes up at CB1 at the beginning of December and stays up through the middle of January. She will also be having a signing of her book Vicissitude of Circumstance on December 18 at CB1.