Born in Auckland in 1961, Brendan Adams has been making a living from clay since 1987. Brendan has a diploma in Fine Arts from Otago Polytechnic, where he majored in painting. Brendan’s domestic ware is well recognised for its pacific colours, its easy going kiwi attitude and inventiveness, he is also well known for his abstract and figurative sculpture. Operating full time from his studio in Auckland, Brendan also teaches at the Auckland Studio Potter Society.
His work has been exhibited throughout the country in major competitions and exhibitions where he has won several awards, and is represented in the Auckland Museum, James Wallace Trust and regional collections. Brendan has amassed a large following of clientele who appreciate his fine New Zealand ceramics and creative and unusual sculpture.