Adrienne Adams is a poet, artist and curator dedicated to creating safer inter-sectional space to honour the feminine. She curates Woolf’s Voices (aka Virginia), joking that it’s an excuse to howl in public. Her poetry is published in Antilang, FreeFall, Politics/letters live (Car Poems), Polyglot, Wax Poetry and Art, Rose Quartz and forthcoming in NōD, Voices of Eve and several other publications. 

She has featured at South Country Fair, The New Beat, The Storytellers (IndieYYC), Expressions Poetry, FlyWheel, University of Calgary Spoken Word, YYCSPEAK Reading Series, The People’s Poetry and Ignite Festivals and co-curated for Single Onion and the Calgary International Spoken Word Festival. She is Co-Curating The Storytellers for The Indie YYC for their 2019/20 season.

Her artwork has been shown at The New Gallery, Untitled Art Society, Oolong Teahouse, Mount Royal University Library and is in the permanent collection at The Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Ms. Adams has worked as an artist in residence and art teacher in the community for over 20 years working with ages 0-96 teaching drawing, painting, art and movement, sculpture, community murals, poetry amongst other projects.


@adamsel.adams @woolfsvoices