CV

Adrienne Adams 

pinkmitten2@yahoo.ca

Social Media

@adamsel.adams

Woolf’s Voices

Woolf’s Voices at Shelf Life Books 2013- Present – Organizer and Curator – a quarterly community event featuring poets, spoken word artists, musicians, writers, storytellers, etc. and visual artists whose work honours the feminine from multiple personal perspectives creating our own collective Woolf Pack! 

https://www.facebook.com/woolfsvoices/

@woolfsvoices

Published Poetry

Forthcoming = “Hustle The Bitter Skin” in NOD Magazine Fall 2019

“Cayenne” and “Whole” Rose Quartz Magazine March 2019 https://rosequartzmagazine.wixsite.com/magazine/post/2-poems-by-adrienne-adams

“Cardamon Coffe Wakes” The Polyglot Magazine Issue 4: Lunch Box Spring 2019http://www.thepolyglotmagazine.com/issues/issue-4-lunch-box

“Hatred Blanks” and Rusty Blinks” Politicsslashletterslive – Car Poems http://politicsslashletters.org/literary/autoverse/hatred-blanks-and-rusty-blinks-by-adrienne-adams/

“Origins” antilang 3 Winter 2019 https://antilang.ca/antilang3/

“How the Place You Own Becomes You” Calgary Poetry Magazine – Wax Poetry and Art Magazine November 2018 http://waxpoetryart.com/calgary/2018/adams.html

“Birds Population” FreeFall Magazine May 2017. https://www.freefallmagazine.ca/events.html

“Worship” Wax’s  On-line Poetry Magazine’s Weekly Poem http://waxpoetryart.com/weeklypoem/issues/02.html 

Visual Arts

Solo Shows

“Written In The Bones” at The Epcor Center  – 2008

mmmmmMoving Mountains… The New Gallery’s +15 – 2003

Group shows 

Many (1998- Present); including at Untitled Art Society, Mount Royal College Library and Oolong Tea House

Education

ACAD in 2002, BFA in Drawing  2002

2003 Studies in Psychology at Mount Royal University

Performance and Curation 

CKXU 88.3 FM Radio from Saturday August 17th 2019 at 10:00 am on Not Your Mother’s Poetry by Blaine Greenwood https://www.mixcloud.com/BlaineGreenwood/adamsel-adams-at-the-south-country-fair/?fbclid=IwAR2VVdBQFGuxIlIJe6RDhl6qgFEt8LUUBDacj1ttjbAIARI-ET6dIC-c1VE

South Country Fair Lotusland Stage July 20th 2019 http://southcountryfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SCF2019Program_Web.pdf

South Country Fair Main Stage Spotlight July 19th 2019 http://southcountryfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/SCF-2019-Master-Schedule-final.pdf


The New Beat @ Village Brewery July 18th 2019 – Featured Poet https://www.facebook.com/events/763156410764982/Performance and Curation 

The Storyteller’s by The Indie YYC March 6th 2019 with Cobra Collins and Anni DaSilva hosted by Lisa Murphy Lamb at Cafe Koi

The People’s Poetry Festival Art Opening October 19, 2018 from 7pm-9pm Poetry inspired Art Show and Sale at Loft 112 https://shoutout.wix.com/so/66MOorGjD?cid=59a29800-5917-454f-a881-e27cf6ffc3e7#/main

Freefall Magazine Launch 25th May 2017 7:00 PM Pages on Kensington

Readers: Adrienne Adams, Alison Wattie, Laurie Fuhr, Matt Sutton and Sarah Frayn

Live Music: Other Daughters 

Expressions Poetry at Cafe Koi feature May 2015

FlyWheel Reading Series at Pages feature June 2016

University of Calgary Spoken Word Co-Feature – Feminism Speaks  March 2017

YYCSPEAK at The Tea Factory Feature August 2014

Expressions at Cafe Koi December 12th 2017 – Les Noiselles performance with Josephine Lore.

Single Onion Open Mic #11 at Cafe Blanca – Host/Feature November 2016

Woolf’s Voices at Shelf Life Books 2013- Present – Organizer and Curator – a quarterly community event featuring poets, spoken word artists, musicians, writers, storytellers, etc. and visual artists whose work honours the feminine from multiple personal perspectives creating our own collective Woolf Pack! 

The People’s Poetry Festival –  2012 (poetry performance) and 2017(poetry performance and workshop)

The Calgary International Spoken Word Festival  Open Mic Host 2013

Edgy Women Howl  Co-Curator/ Performer 2014

Wild Women Howl Co-Curator/ Poetry Performer (2017) http://www.calgaryspokenwordfestival.com/festival

Single Onion #137 Lecture Series III Curator – Woolf’s Mountain March 2017

Ignite Festival – Cabaret 1 & 2 June 2016

Plus MANY Open Mic stages around YYC, YEG & YVR including; The Calgary Slam, Expressions, YYCSPEAK, RAW Voices, The Unitarian Church, etc.

Professional Experience (Brief)

Self Employed at  Pinkmittens2 – Putting The Heat Back Into Art – Artist in residence and Art Teacher in school’s and public institutions such as the Epcor Centre and Telus SPARK, CAPES and many exploring connections between art and movement, Chinese Brush Painting, and art and the curriculum. And organizing  running a yearly Fairy and Goblin Summer Children’s Art Camp for 7 summers (2004-2011). Part time from 2010-present.

Public Library Work– Library Experience Facilitator – assisting patrons with refrence and computer inquiries, teaching storytimes, Parent Child Mother Goose programs, Baby Rhyme Time, Digital Literacy in the Community, Teen School’s Out programs etc.