Kevin Shea Adams

Kevin Shea Adams is a photographer currently based in Los Angeles. Originally from Marin County, he studied Philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley before completing his MFA at Mills College in Oakland. In 2008 he relocated to New York City where his fine art and editorial work, often accompanied by his writings and interviews, culminated in a unique studio located at the Pencil Factory where he worked until returning to California in 2017. Outside his visual work, Kevin is a devoted surfer, climber, and long-time musician.

Phone: 415-497-2752

Photo: Tonje Thilesen

Select clients and publications:

IDEO / Apple / Design Within Reach / Red Bull /  3M / West Elm / Kickstarter / DeBeers / The New York Times / The Believer / NYLON / VICE / Playboy / Noisey / PAPER / New York Magazine / Bloomberg Businessweek / ART – Das Kunstmagazin / CNN / MTV / Metropolis / 7x7 / SF Magazine / Washington Post


American Photography #37 Chosen (2020)
American Photography #32 Chosen (2015)
American Photography #30 Selected (2014)
American Photography #29 Selected (2013)

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All images copyright 2021. No image may be used or reproduced without express permission from the artist.
Logo illustration by Matt Huynh.