Marlin Adams Bio
Marlin Adams is a Professor of art at Gordon College in Barnesville, Georgia where he has taught art classes for the past twelve years. He has been featured in The Artist’s Magazine, American Artist Magazine and in American Artist's "Oil Highlights Collectors Series." He has been a winner in "The Artist's Magazine" portrait competition and a finalist in the categories of landscape, still life, and portraiture.  He was also a finalist in the 2005 Art Renewal Center International Competition in the area of still life.

Marlin's work hangs in museum collections and private collections throughout the country. He is represented by the Altermann & Morris Galleries in Dallas, Houston, Santa Fe, and Hilton Head and Greenhouse Gallery in San Antonio. He is listed in four comprehensive reference books on American art: The Bluebook of American Art, Davenport’s Art Reference, The Red Book and Ask

Adams is a graduate of Brigham Young University and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree. He has been a full time painter for a portion of his career and has combined painting and teaching for the past 21 years.

Marlin paints portraits and still lifes from life in his studio office or in the classroom studio. He often works alongside his students, believing that direct observation of the artist painting from life is the fastest way to learn.

Self portrait 1977