Mark Adams (artist)

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Mark Adams
Born 1925
Fort Plain, New York
Died January 24, 2006(2006-01-24) (aged 80–81)
Nationality American
Education Hans Hofmann, Jean Lurçat
Known for Painting, Tapestry design, stained-glass design
Spouse(s) Beth Van Hoesen (1954–2010)

Mark Adams (born 1925 Fort Plain, New York - January 24, 2006) was an American artist.[1]


He studied at Syracuse University. He studied with Hans Hofmann, and with Jean Lurçat. He began as a tapestry and stained-glass designer.

He designed the windows, for Temple Emanu-El, and Grace Cathedral, San Francisco. Later, he used watercolors.

His tapestry works are at the de Young Museum and at San Francisco International Airport.

In 1954, he married Beth Van Hoesen; they lived in San Francisco.[2]


  • Lorna Price (ed) Mark Adams: a way with color, Chronicle Books, John Berggruen Gallery, 1996
  • Otto B. Rigan, Charles Frizzell, New glass, San Francisco Book Co., 1976, ISBN 978-0-913374-52-8


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