RAiR | 1984-85
Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, Adele Henderson (1955- ) received her BFA in printmaking and painting from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1977 and a MFA from Arizona State University in 1982. She joined the State University of New York’s (Buffalo) art department in 1987. Major awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship for Works on Paper, Constance Saltonstall Foundations for the Arts Fellowship, and residency fellowships at the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo and Open Studio. Adele’s artwork has been exhibited in more than 200 solo and group exhibitions across the United States and internationally including Australia, Finland, Japan, New Zealand and Slovenia. Her prints and works on paper are in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Fogg Museum at Harvard University; Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; National Museum of American Art; New York Public Library; and the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, among others.