University of Wyoming Visual Arts Gallery, WY, 2016

Low Gallery, San Diego, CA, 2015

Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 2011, 2014

Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN 2014

University of North Carolina Wilmington, NC, 2011

LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA, 2009

Freed-Hardeman University, Henderson, TN, 2008

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI, 2007-2008

5ive and 40rty Contemporary Art Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC, 2007

Art Museum of the University of Memphis, TN, 2006-7 (catalog)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, 2004

Finer Gallery, Nashville, TN, 2000, 2003

University of the South, Sewanee, TN, 2000

Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN, 1999


Project, Heritage View, Singapore, 2019

Cast A Clear Light, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, Co-curators: Emily Stamey, Weatherspoon Curator of Exhibitions, and Paddy Johnson, Editor of Art F City, New York, 2018 

Spring: Adrienne, Body, Catalina, Cole, Danica, Edo, Felicia, Jesse, Michael, Misha & The Girls, Mort, Rachel, Ryan, and Shane, Parapet Real Humans Gallery, St. Louis, MO, Curator: Amy Granat, 2018

Critical Mass: Creative Stimulus Grant Exhibition, Sheldon Art Galleries, St. Louis, MO, Curator: Mel Watkin, 2018

Imagery of Chess, World Chess Hall of Fame and Museum, St. Louis, MO, curated by Shannon Bailey, 2017 (catalog)

Flex It! My Body My Temple, Parthenon Museum, Nashville, TN, and Jacobs Center, presented by San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA 2014-2015 (catalog)

FUTURE AND BEHIND, CON-TEMPORARY 5, Santa Croce, Venice, Italy, 2015 (catalog)

Second Time Around, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester, VA, 2014-2015

International Video Art Festival, VIII Edition, Magmart, Italy, 2013

Mini Maker Faire, Adventure Science Center, Nashville, TN, 2013

ON/OFF: New Media Interactive Electronic Art, SNAP, Nashville, TN, 2013

Aqua Art Fair, Whitespace Gallery, Miami, FL, 2011, 2012

Too Much, a city-wide solo public art project, Los Angeles, CA, 2012

TAKE CARE, A Four Year Touring Show, Venues Include: Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI (2012), University of Wisonsin, Green Bay, (2012), Austin Peay State University (2012), Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (2011), Pool Art Fair, Miami, FL (2010), The Renaissance Center, TN (2010), Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI, 2009 (catalog)

An Exchange with Sol le Wit, MASS Moca, North Adams, MA and Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, NY, 2010

Artificial Selection, 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM, 2010 (catalog)

22 Reviews, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 2010

Modern Girl, Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN 2010

Cabinet of Natural Curiosities, Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin Florida, 2009

Digital Art L.A., L.A. Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA, 2008

Assemblage and Recyclates, Translations Gallery, Denver, CO, 2008

AAF Contemporary Art Fair, New York City, Showing with TAG Gallery, NYC, 2008

Projections, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, 2008 (catalog)

Flow Invitational Art Fair, Showing with David Lusk Gallery, Miami, FL , 2007

Modernature, Lotus Space, Showing with TAG Gallery, Chelsea, NY, 2007

Finding Lost Values, 5th Cheongju International Biennale, Cheongju City, Republic of Korea, 2007 (catalog)

Under My Skin, Translations Gallery, Denver, CO, 2007

Art Chicago, Showing with TAG Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2006

Domesticated, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO, 2005

Fragile Species, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, 2005 (catalog)

Southeastern Juried Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobil, AL, 2004 (catalog)

Marriage, SAC Gallery, SUNY Stony Brook, Long Island, NY, 2004

Closer In, Contemporary Arts Center, North Adams, MA , 2004 (catalog)

XS The Mini Works Exhibition, Tattfoo Gallery, Staten Island, NY, 2004

Art of Tennessee, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN, 2004 (catalog)

Western Threads, Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ, 2003

Adrienne Outlaw and Terry Thacker: A Collaborative Installation, Parthenon Museum, Nashville, TN, 2002



Whitespace, Atlanta, GA




Vanderbilt University

Nashville International Airport

ART MAKES PLACE, Temporary Art for Public Spaces

Dyer Observatory

U.S. Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria

Cheekwood Museum of Art

Edwin Warner Park Nature Center

Nashville Public Library of Davidson County

Tennessee State Museum

Wang Vision Institute

WEHS-TV Chicago

Women Beyond Borders Art Collection

Hopkins, Sampson & Brown Equities, LLC



Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement

Creative Mass Creative Stimulus Award

Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

National Endowment for the Arts

Judith C. Simmons Fellowship for Visual Arts

The Curb Center at Vanderbilt University Innovation Grant

Tennessee Arts Commission Professional Development Award

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency Fellowship

Tennessee Arts Commission Visual Art Fellowship

Metro Nashville Arts Commission Creation Grant

“E” Award, Tennessee Economic Council on Women

Tennessee Arts Commission Professional Development Grant

Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation Grant



Sauerwein, Kristina, “Creative workshops help kids relieve stress with art,” The Record, May 2019

Paddy Johnson, “Cast a Clear Light,”, March 2018

Thompson, Nato and Mackie, Amy, critical text for “FLEX IT!” Exhibition catalog, August, 2015

Jacobs, Mary Jane, critical text for “FLEX IT!” Exhibition catalog, August, 2015

Hutson, Laura, “Adrienne Outlaw talks FLEX IT, Seed Space and her decision to leave Nashville,” Nashville Scene, p 42, November 20, 2014

Ciccaroni, Erica, “Outlaw’s MeetUps Makes Players Consider What Moves Us,” NYCNash, October 17 , 2014

Jones, MiChelle, “Parthenon Exhibit Celebrates the Body,” The Tennessean, August 29, 2014

Joiner, Dorothy, “Adrienne Outlaw at Whitespace Gallery,” World Sculpture News, p 61-62, Autumn Issue, 2014

Grabner, Michelle, “Space, No Space, Every Space,” Seed Space Catalog, March, 2014

Shulick Porcella, Ginger, “Seed Space: Artist Incubator,” Seed Space Catalog, March, 2014

Kavass, Veronica, “A Conversation with Adrienne Outlaw”, Nashville Arts Magazine, p 32-34, June 27, 2014

Alexander, Andrew, “Adrienne Outlaw’s Sweet Demise,” Burnaway, July 18, 2014

Nolan, Joe, Breaking Bread at BNA, NashArts Magazine, April 3, 2014

Gallager, Wesley, “Spice up your Collection,” NFocus Magazine, p 12, Vol XX, No. 12, December, 2013

Hong Xin, Camille, “Art Basel Week in Miami,” A Visitor’s Notebook,” M Magazine, p 33, Vol 17, No 4, Summer, 2013

Maxwell, Claire, “ARTSpeak with Adrienne Outlaw,” Burnaway and WMLB, August 20, 2013

Pigott, Colin and Alexandrou, Andri, “Planting a Seed,” Native Magazine, p. 39-44, No. 4, October, 2012

Dimling Cochran, Rebecca, “Witch’s Brew Exhibition Review,” Art in America, p. 192-193, No. 9, October, 2011

Joiner, Dorothy, “Witch’s Brew,” World Sculpture News, Vol 17 No 4, Autumn, 2011

Feaster, Felicia, Take a Peek inside Adrienne Outlaw’s Glory Holes,” Creative Loafing, May 27, 2011

Chance, Laura, “Mad Scientist meets Sculpture in Adrienne Outlaw’s Witch’s Brew,” Burnaway, Mary 18, 2011

Joiner, Dorothy, “The Bread of Industry,” World Sculpture Magazine, p. 26-30, Vol. 16, No 3, 2010

Bryan-Wilson, Julia, “Civic Lessons: The Value in Public Art,” ART MAKES PLACE Exhibition Catalog, p. 3-6, 2010

Sims, Michael, “The Brain: Nature Looking at Itself,” ART MAKES PLACE Exhibition Catalog, p. 41-42, 2010

Joiner, Dorothy, “The Bread of Industry,” World Sculpture Magazine, p. 26-20, Vol 16 No 3, 2010

Bennett, Lennie, “Three reasons to visit Dunedin Fine Art Center: weirdly wonderful art, a tribute to oceans, and jewelry with stories,” St. Petersburg Times, 9/27/2009

Joiner, Dorothy, “Adrienne Outlaw: Troy Plunk Gallery,” Sculpture Magazine, p. 77, 1/09

Durrell, Jane, “Projections: Manifest Gallery,” Sculpture Magazine , p. 76, 1/09

Weintraub, Linda, “Take Care? Take Care!” Exhibition review for TAKE CARE catalog, 2009

Vernooy, Tonya, “Evolution of Motherhood,” Exhibition review for Fecund Series , LaGrange College, 4/09

Merkel, Kate, “Assemblage and REcyclates, American Contemporary Art, p. 53, 10/2008

Patterson, Tom, “Internal and External Organs and Organisms,” Winston-Salem Journal, 10/2/07

Parsons, Joel, Exhibit Review of Seek Shelter, Art Papers Magazine, p. 64-5, 5/07

Nolan, Joe, “Adrienne Outlaw: Seek Shelter,” Number: an independent arts journal, p. 18, Vol. XXI, No. 1, 3/07

Knowles, Carol, “Gimme Shelter: Wangechi Mutu and Adrienne Outlaw seek solace,” Memphis Flyer, 12/21/06

Schloss, Sally, “Seeking Shelter with Adrienne Outlaw,” Nashville Arts Magazine, p 6-12, 11/06

Hess, Jean, “The Fragile Species: New Art Nashville,” Art Papers Magazine, p. 49, 12/05

Grun, Nicola, “Home is Where the Art Is,” Fort Collins Weekly, 3/30/05

Maddox, David, “Adrienne Outlaw gets Transcontinental Commission,” Nashville Scene, p. 57, 4/21/05

Price, Mark, “Adrienne Outlaw: Piercings Series,” Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 25, No. 8, p. 75, 10/ 04

Knowles, Susan, “Adrienne Outlaw: Vessels of Grace,” Fiberarts Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 2, p. 55, 10/04

Joiner, Dorothy, “The Hunt,” Art Papers Magazine, p. 38, 8/03



The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA

Vanderbilt University, MLAS

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