Adrian Tone

Brooklyn, NY
b. 1984 Bucharest, Romania

718 714 8376

Solo Projects:
2016 Shoeshine Punch, Elizabeth Houston, New York, NY
2015 Volta NY, Peter Makebish, New York, NY
2009 LazerHappy: Bling, Boom, Splat, Mindy Wyatt Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Exhibitions:
2017 Eight, Elizabeth Houston, New York, NY
Chew Toy Attractors, Sixtyseven, New York, NY (Alex Alex Bienstock, Ian Swanson)

2016 Remainder of 1, The Java Project, Brooklyn, NY. (Dakota Sica, Susan Luss)
our shallow psychic death, Simone DeSousa, Detroit, MI. (Ian Swanson)

2015 Seven, Elizabeth Houston, New York, NY
Color, Louis B. James, New York, NY

2014 Governors Island Art Fair, 4 Heads, Governors Island, NY
Archives Of The Collective, Boiler Room, Brooklyn, NY (Omar López-Chahoud)

2012 Lucid Fence, Dean Project, New York, NY
Harderer. Betterer. Fasterer. Strongerer., Brucennial, New York NY

2011 Rainbow, French Neon, New York, NY (Amber Villas)

2010 Visionary / Visions Are Scary, French Neon, New York, NY
BYOA, X-Initiative Gallery, New York, NY
Two Degrees of Separation, Gallery Satori, New York, NY (Eun Young Choi)

2009 Exporting Pop: A Western Fantasy, Dean Project/Al-Sabah Gallery, Kuwait City, Kuwait
The Grey Market, The Grey Market, New York, NY (Andy Cushman)

2008 Konichiwa, Geisai 11, Tokyo, Japan

2007 Everybody Now, Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL

2006 2 Cool 4 Skool, Three Seasons Gallery, Chicago, IL (Amber Villas)
The Intern Show, Aron Packer Gallery, Chicago IL
Here, Here, Rainbow Club, Chicago IL

2005 Living Large, AEON Hangar, Los Angeles, CA
Spring Break, Butcher Shop, Chicago, IL

2002 Into The Unknown, ABC No Rio, New York, NY

Press and Publications:
Jessica Roscio. “Winter 2016-2017 Ed.” Studio Visit Magazine (12.01.2016)
Alex Allenchey. “Adrian Tone’s “Shoeshine Punch” Shows Off His Fast-Paced Artistic Evolution” Artsy (3.29.2016)
Gabrielle Bruney. “Iridescent Paintings Meld Street Art and Abstraction” The Creators Project, VICE (3.5.2016)
Monika Proniewska. “Adrian Tone’s Universe of Monochrome Textures” This Is Paper (11.18.2015)
Eileen Kinsella. “VOLTA NY Turns Up the Power” Artnet (3.4.2015)
Michelle Grabner. “Northeast Edition” New American Paintings (2014)
Mathilde, Hamel. “Get Out: Pratt Artists’ League Exhibition” The Local (10.2.2012)
Villas, Amber. “The Armory Branches Out” Art Info (3.10.2009)
Drake,Cathryn. “Happi Campers” Art Forum Diary (9.22.2008)
“Scope Art Fair Miami” YDN Design Guide TV (12.12.2007)
Robyn Coffey. “Art Student’s Celebrity Gaining Power: Hundreds Sucked In!” F News (05.01.2006)
Armstrong, Liz. “It Doesn’t Have To Involve Food” Chicago Reader (4.14.2006)
Katrina Kuntz “LazerHappy Studios gathers momentum!” F News (12.01.2005)

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships
2015 N.Y.F.A. Fellowship – Painting
2014 Dave Bown Projects – 8th Semiannual Competition, Grand Prize

2015 M.F.A. Pratt Institute, New York
2006 B.F.A. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago