“Nature Morte”

©Adam Silverman

Adam Silverman is a professional potter, born in New York in 1963. He studied architecture, art and design at the Rhode Island School of Design, and then he was involved in designing stores. He is also known for starting the fashion brand “X-LARGE” in 1991.
In 2003, he opened his own studio “Atwater Pottery” in Los Angeles. He was influenced by Japanese industrial art objects, and then he visited Mashiko in Tochigi to produce potteries.
In 2006, his works from “California Design 05” at the Pasadena Museum of California Art were highly regarded. He also had a show at TKG Editions (Tomio Koyama Gallery) in 2006.


Artist Profile

Adam Silverman

Adam Silverman was born in 1963 in New York. After studying architecture and art, he moved to California. He is also known as a founding member of the fashion brand “X-LARGE”. He established his professional practice as a ceramic artist in 2002. After working as a studio director at Heath Ceramics, he now works in his own studio in California. His many exhibitions to date include “BOOLEAN VALLEY” (in collaboration with Nader Tehrani, MOCA Pacific Design Center, 2009), “Reverse Archaeology” (The Kimbell Art Museum, Texas, 2012) and “Clay and Space” (Laguna Art Museum, California, 2013). His work has been collected by public institutions including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Nasher Sculpture Center (Dallas, Texas), and the Israel Museum.

1963 Born in New York
1987 B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design, USA
1988 B.Arch., Rhode Island School of Design, USA
Lives and works in Los Angeles