Watergate Gallery Presents Kevin H. Adams The Quiet that Covers the Noise

By Editorial Team on September 24, 2019
Kevin Adams, Morning Light, 16 x 20, oil on canvas. Courtesy of Watergate Gallery.
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Opening Reception: Saturday, September 28 from 5pm to 7pm
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Evening with the Artist: Wednesday, October 16 from 6-8pm

Kevin H. Adams lives and keeps his studio in Little Washington, Virginia. He served as a combat artist while an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He has long worked with the National Park Service to document the back-country of America’s national parks, and his American landscapes have been part of the Department of State’s Art in Embassies program for two decades. In 2019, his work has been part of several juried exhibitions, including at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and the Provincetown Art Association and Museum.

“My current work is so removed from the daily drama of the world that, for the first time, I might call it apolitical. I go to “my happy place” and paint what gladdens me. I have no greater agenda in choosing the subjects, nor do I have any illusions that these paintings might change the outcome of the debates over climate change, development, or environmental toxins. And yet. These paintings are a reflection of what speaks to me in our natural world, both urban and rural. I have never before felt so challenged to maintain this focus while in the studio. But I try to stay on mark and, if they accomplish nothing more, I hope my paintings bring a moment of peace into the observer’s day.” – Kevin H. Adams

Gallery Hours:

  • Monday through Friday: 10am to 6pm
  • Saturday: 12pm to 5pm
  • or by appointment

Watergate Gallery is located at 2552 Virginia Ave. NW. For more information visit www.watergategalleryframedesign.com or call 202.338.4488.