Contact:

studio@kevinsheaadams.com
415.497.2752

 

Kevin Shea Adams (b. 1979) is a photographer, director, journalist and composer. He has been a regular contributor at VICE, Playboy, PAPER, and Noisey where his stories and interviews are often accompanied by his photo essays. He graduate from UC Berkeley with a degree in Philosophy and while there became deeply involved at in computer science, new media and musical systems at CNMAT leading him to pursue an MFA at Mills College. At Mills, he studied large format photography with Catherine Wagner while creating software instruments and interactive audio/video systems for performance. After teaching as an adjunct professor at the University of the Pacific in 2009 he move to New York City to pursue photography and film full time. Here he created a series of short documentaries focusing on the work of several well-known designers for Design Within Reach while contributing more writing and editorial photography and working from his unique studio in the Pencil Factory, Brooklyn. In 2017 Kevin relocated to Hollywood, focusing on commercial photo and video projects along with his continuing personal work. 
 

Select clients and publications:

IDEO
Apple
Design Within Reach
Red Bull
3M
West Elm
Kickstarter
Simayof
DeBeers
Zero Motorcycles

The New York Times
NYLON
VICE
Playboy
Noisey
PAPER
New York Magazine
Bloomberg Businessweek
ART – Das Kunstmagazin
CNN
MTV
Metropolis
7x7
SF Magazine
Washington Post

Honors:

American Photography #32 Chosen (2015)
American Photography #30 Selected (2014)
American Photography #29 Selected (2013)

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