Adams (b. 1982, Cape Town) graduated in 2009 with a Diploma in Fine Art from the Ruth Prowse School of Art, Cape Town. His first solo show, Vinyl , was held at the AVA Gallery in 2010, followed by In Between at Stevenson Gallery (2011), If that I knew at the Rongwrong Gallery in Amsterdam, and Have you seen Him? at blank projects (2013). In 2012 Wanted Magazine selected Adams as one of its 12 Young African Artists, and in 2013 he was awarded the IAAB/Pro-Helvetia residency in Basel, Switzerland. Adams has most recently attended the 2014 edition of Sommerakademie im Zentrum Paul Klee, in Bern, Switzerland. Adams lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa.