Paul Adams

Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition

August 22 - August 29, 2023

Reception: August 24, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Paul Adams' artistic journey extends beyond the depiction of captivating images. Driven by the desire to build trust and foster genuine relationships with his subjects and their communities, Adams challenges the historical dominance of white voices in shaping the narrative of Native peoples.

Using the medium of wet plate collodion tintypes, Adams captures the resilience and enduring spirit of Native American language speakers. Through his photographs, he showcases the significance of Indigenous language preservation, shedding light on the extent of language loss in the United States.

Paul Adams

Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition

August 22 - August 29, 2023

Reception: August 24, 2023, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

One of the Last Known Speakers of Alutiq; Akhiok
One of the Last Known Speakers of Alutiq; Akhiok

30" x 26"

One of the Last Speakers of Hul'q'umi'num'; Duncan, B.C.
One of the Last Speakers of Hul'q'umi'num'; Duncan, B.C.

30" x 26"

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Paul Adams' artistic journey extends beyond the depiction of captivating images. Driven by the desire to build trust and foster genuine relationships with his subjects and their communities, Adams challenges the historical dominance of white voices in shaping the narrative of Native peoples.

Using the medium of wet plate collodion tintypes, Adams captures the resilience and enduring spirit of Native American language speakers. Through his photographs, he showcases the significance of Indigenous language preservation, shedding light on the extent of language loss in the United States.

One of the Last Known Speakers of Alutiq; Akhiok
One of the Last Known Speakers of Alutiq; Akhiok
One of the Last Speakers of Hul'q'umi'num'; Duncan, B.C.
One of the Last Speakers of Hul'q'umi'num'; Duncan, B.C.
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The Infinity of Thoughts
50" x 50" - Acrylic on Canvas