Influences

Most current influences list, by series and topic, is on my portfolio website (updated regularly):

http://www.renadamsart.com/influences.html

(I am no longer updating the page below, but leaving it here as a reference for those interested)

Post-MFA – 2016

Pierre Huyghe
Ed Ruscha
Maholy Nagy

Post-MFA – Fall/Winter, 2015

Tiga 
Jennifer and Kevin McCoy(revisiting)
Shaurya Kumar (revisiting)
Alberto Giacometti (revisiting)
Jef Geys
Elizabeth Price

Sound artists / abstract sound, including:
DJ Spooky, Lerloons, Shortwaveology, Tiga, Bloody Death Skull, Students of Decay and techniques like audio collage, shortwave, experimental and field recordings.

Poets:
Frank Bidart, Mina Loy, Frank O’Hara, Thom Gunn, Allen Ginsberg.

Residency 4 – Spring, 2015

Redmond Entwistle
Robert Rauschenberg
Tris Vonna-Michell

Residency 3 – Fall, 2014

16th c. Panoramics
Albrecht Altdorfer
Claudia X Valdes
David Hockney
Diana Thater
DJ Spooky
Doug Aitken
Dziga Vertov
Eduardo Navas
Giselle Bieguelman
Isa Genzkhen
Jack Goldstein
Jennifer Steinkamp
Jeremy Blake
Jessica Angel
Joachim Patinier
Len Lye
Monique Belitz
Pieter Bruegel
Tamás Waliczky
TJ Wilcox
Will Wilson
Zbigniew Rybczyński

Residency 2 – Spring, 2014

Andreas Mullerpohle
Annette Weintraub
Anthony Discenza
Carl Fudge
Charles A. Csuri
Cory Arcangel
Cynthia Beth Rubin
David Salle
Douglas Gordon
Elizabeth Neel
Fiona Rae
Georges Braque
Ingrid Calame
James Rosenquist
Jennifer and Kevin McCoy
Matthew Brandt
Matthew Ritchie
Mike Kelley
Nam June Paik
Peter Fischli and David Weiss
Rafel Lozano-Hemmer
Raoul Dufy
Renee Green
Robert Rauschenberg
Stan Douglas
Sigmar Polke
Troy Brauntuch
Tony Oursler
Uri Aran
Wade Guyton
Xu Bing

Residency 1 – Fall, 2013

Agnes Martin
Amy Sillman
Arshile Gorky
Cai Guo Qiang
Charles Burchfield
Charline von Heyl
Donald Sultan
Emma Kunz
Jean-Michel Basquiat
Jered Sprecher
Joanne Greenbaum
Julie Mehretu
Ken Lovell
Hilma Auf-Klimt
Richard Diebenkorn
Richard Tuttle
Sarah Sze
Terry Winters

MFA Mentors

Karsten Creightney
Leslie Ann Holland
Kevin McCoy
Oliver Wasow

MFA Advisors

John Kramer
Lynne Cooke
Peter Rostovsky
Anthony Apesos

BFA Thesis

Yoshiko Shimano
Andrea Polli
Nina Kay Stephenson
Shaurya Kumar
Brooke Steiger

Previous/Existing Influences

Anselm Keifer
Brice Marden
Charles Demuth
Cy Twombly
Dai Jin
Franz Kline
Giacomo Balla
Hans Hoffman
Mark Tobey
Ni Zan
Paul Klee
Peter Marcus
Qi Baishi
Shaurya Kumar
Shen Zhou
Shiko Munakata
Shitao
Wassily Kandinsky
William Kentridge
Yasumasa Morimura
Yoshiko Shimano

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