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Adam Schechter


BFA Maryland Institute College of Art 07  (MICA)

Painting. Magna Cum Laude

Studio Art Centers International (SACI) (Semester Abroad)

            Florence, Italy

Painting/Drawing Workshop with Burton Silverman

Summer 2004

Attended classes at the Montclair Art Museum and Art Students League

2001 - 2003



Work Experience

Freelance Artist: 2007 -

Commission basis (Portrait Sculpture, Picture Framing, Personal/Professional Signs, Portraiture, Logo design,)  

House Painting, Various Home Improvement Work: 2007 -

Referral Based, Self-Employed

Clay-mixer: 2003-2007

Work-study at the MICA Ceramics Department


Internships / Art Related Activity

Artist and Professor Tony Shore

Part time studio assistant, part time help for "Access Art," his non-profit after school art program for kids of West Baltimore. 

Volunteer Work At Senior Residence Community

Time spent developing an art program for the residents. 



Exhibition History

-2010 My painting 'Coffee Club' is displayed at Mario's Deli in West Milford, NJ, where Coffee Club meets.

"Dops go to Saddle River" -2009

Solo Exhibition: Saddle River Valley Cultural Center

"Schiller Garage Art Show" -2008

Solo Exhibition: Patron's Garage Space

"Senior Commencement Exhibition" -2007

Group Show: Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)

"Twenty One Years" -2005

Solo Exhibition: Pinecliff Lake Community Club


Awards and Honors

MICA Dean's List (8) semesters.

MICA Achievement Award for Competitive Scholarship

Gelman Travel Award

SACI Merit Scholarship



Personal Adventures

"Europe for two months" - 2010.

Saved up money, returned to Italy. Went sailing with friends to Capraia, Corsica, and Elba. Lived and worked in Florence for a month. Traveled to Berlin, London, and then Sicily, meeting with friends, and finally renting a Vespa and traveling around Sicily.

"Road Trip through the Nose of Italy" -2009

Rented a car and drove from Florence through southern mainland Italy, took a car ferry over to Sicily, and finished up in Trapani, Sicily making many stops along the way.  The journey forms a nose-like shape on a map. 


Computer Skills: Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Photoshop; Dreamweaver; iMovie; Microsoft Word; Powerpoint; Scanner; Wacom Tablet.