Copyright 2016


Adam Norton


Born - United Kingdom, 1964, lives in Sydney


Education - BfA, The Ruskin College of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University



Adam Norton’s work explores the effects of technology on the human condition. He repurposes scientific ideas
from the recent past and the near future in an attempt to map out the mental and geographical landscape of our present.

Norton’s work has been exhibited in Australia, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands and The United States.

Exhibitions include - My Trip To Mars, at UTS Gallery, Sydney, Other Skies, New Worlds, at Bondi Pavilion Gallery, Sydney, 2015; Conquest of Space: Science Fiction & Contemporary Art, UNSW Galleries, 2014; The Hope of Wrecks, St Albans Museum, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, and The Mars Project, Broken Hill Regional Gallery, 2013; Awfully Wonderful: Science Fiction In Contemporary Art, Performance Space, Sydney, and Boundary Line, TarraWarra Museum of Art, Healesville, Victoria, 2011; The Great Reclamation, Pictura, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2008; The Visitors: The Australian Response to UFO’s and Aliens, Penrith Regional Gallery, 2007. In July 2016 Norton will exhibit the integrated installation My Trip To Mars at the Daejeon Museum of Art as part of Biennale Project Daejeon:COSMOS

His work is held in the collections of University of Wollongong, Broken Hill Regional Gallery, Griffith University Art Gallery, University of New South Wales Art And Design and Artbank, Australia.
As well as Exeter College, Oxford and Malvern College in the United Kingdom.

Adam Norton is represented by Gallerysmith, Melbourne.