Adam Pearson

In 2019, the Rochester Museum of Fine Arts commissioned Adam Pearson to install 3 large metal sculptures along Columbus Ave./Rt. 125. The sculptures are anchored along a paved walking trail that leads to the Rochester Common.

Adam Pearson is a sculptor and craftsman from Barrington NH. In 2003, he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of New Hampshire. He currently works in the Art Department at the University of New Hampshire. His work focuses on sculpture, ceramics, welding, and casting.

Pearson served as the president of the non-profit arts group Art Esprit from 2009 to 2012. As president, he led the organization through the successful completion of the major public art projects If These Rocks Could Talk: Stories of the Granite State in 2010; Rochester Creates: Portraits in 2011; and The Mythology of Rochester in 2012.

The project was sponsored by the Department of Economic Development, for the City of Rochester, and Rochester Main Street.

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