I received a BA from Wesleyan University in 2006 and an MFA from Massachusetts College of Art in 2012. I live and work in Arlington, MA, making art and doing freelance User Interface Design.

Each drawing process I use stems from a desire to touch, mark, and materialize the light of an image. I experiment with tracing, rubbing, and mimicry of laser printed photos, photocopies, film negatives, video stills, or iPhone pictures. As I work, I push against the limitations of my eyes and my hands and the properties of my materials. By marking this space between mechanical and handmade, I investigate oppositions of fact and fiction, clarity and subtlety, and intention and accident.

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4th Biennial Juried Alumni Exhibition: Habitat/ion
Bakalar Gallery
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
Jurors: Dina Deitsch, Abigail Newbold, and Sam Toabe
June 15 – July 15, 2017

Adina Bricklin: Recent Works
Gann Academy, Waltham, MA
January 27 – February 17, 2017

24th Drawing Show: Feelers
Mills Gallery
Boston Center for the Arts, 551 Tremont Street, Boston, MA
October 9 – December 20, 2015
Big Red and Shiny
Boston Globe
Artscope Magazine

Survey without Surveillance
Nave Gallery Annex

53 Chester Street, Somerville, MA
June 26 – July 25, 2015

Intelligent Objects: Empathetic and Smart Art
Hilles Gallery

Creative Arts Workshop, 80 Audubon Street, New Haven, CT
June 12 – July 17, 2015

2015 Wheaton Biennial: Photography Beyond the Frame
Beard and Weil Gallery
Wheaton College, 26 East Main St, Norton, MA
February 27 – April 10, 2015


Alexis Kochka
Leila Namin
Erin C. Smith
Amanda M. Brown
Christopher W. McDonald
Susan Metrican
Sean Downey
Jeffrey Rezende
Carlos Jiménez Cahua
Elizabeth Davenport
Mary F. Coats
Emma Weisman
Katelynn DeWitt
Matt Kushan
Ryan Arthurs
Dan Boardman
Kate Gartrell
Helena Wurzel