Adam Pendleton is a conceptual artist known for his multi-disciplinary practice, where he incorporates both historical photographs and films. Pendleton often adds narration and text to his works to communicate his ideas about langue, history, race, politics and other elements of American culture.
Pendleton was educated at the Artspace Independent Study Program in Pietrasanta, Italy and through residencies at the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Pendleton has exhibited internationally, including Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France, Bard College, NY, The Whitney Museum of American Art, P.S.1, the New Museum in New York, NY, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Galerie Pedro Cera, Lisbon, Portugal, and Haunch of Venison, Berlin, Germany. Pendleton is represented by the Perry Rubenstein Gallery in New York, NY, Neptune Fine Art in New York, NY, Haunch of Venison in Berlin, Germany, and Galeria Pedro Cera in Lisbon, Portugal. He currently lives and works in New York, NY.