Kim Hastings Adams
Kim Hastings Adams is active/lives in Alberta, Ontario / Canada. Kim Adams is known for abstract public sculpture.
The following is from a press release of the Art Gallery of Hamilton, April, 2001:
OTTAWA.- The Canada Council for the Arts and Mrs. Lela Wilson announced that the Art Gallery of Hamilton is the recipient of the 2001 York Wilson
Endowment Award, for the purchase of the sculpture/installation Bruegel-Bosch Bus by Edmonton-born artist Kim Adams. The award will be officially presented on Thursday, 26 April at 7:30 p.m. in the Art Gallery of Hamilton Lounges, 123 King Street West in Hamilton, in the presence of Kim Adams.
Council Director Shirley L. Thomson will present the award to the Art Gallery of Hamilton and Mrs. Wilson, the prize donor, will say a few words.
Bruegel-Bosch Bus will be installed permanently at the Art Gallery of
Hamilton in the sculpture atrium, and will have a place of prominence as part
of the opening celebrations surrounding a newly renovated building in the
In the meantime, the sculpture/installation will be on view at Oakville Galleries' Centennial Square (120 Navy Street in Oakville) from 5 May to 24 June 2001. Created in 1997, the $20,000 York Wilson Endowment Award is given annually to an eligible Canadian art museum or public gallery toward the purchase of an original artwork by a Canadian artist that will significantly enhance its collection.
The award is the result of two gifts totaling $432,000 from Lela Wilson and the late Maxwell Henderson and honours the contribution of Canadian painter York Wilson in the field of visual art by contributing to the acquisition of works by living, contemporary Canadian painters or sculptors.