Johannesburg, South Africa 1929
Livingstone High School
Hewat College Cape Town
Unable to further his studies at the University of Cape Town because of the policy of “separate development”, he left for Europe in 1953 to study at the Slade School, in London.
Slade School, London University.
1955 Winner of the Slade summer composition award.
1956 Awarded a Bavarian State Scholarship and studied at the Munich School of Art
1957 Studied under Oskar Kokoschka, Salzburg
1959 Returned to Cape Town and participated in the Under 40s Exhibition at the SA Association of Arts, Cape Town
1960 Exhibited in the exhibition of South African painting in Ghent, Belgium
1960 Exhibition at the Modern Homes Gallery in Cape Town (Opening speech by Oskar Kokoschka read at the opening.)
1960 Participated in the exhibition, South African Graphic Art, in Yugoslavia
1960 South African Painting Ghent, Belgium
1960 went into voluntary exile in London, where he lived and worked for the rest of his life.
1961 Included in the exhibition of South African Graphic Art, Munich
1961 Included in the exhibition of South African paintings for the Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil
1974 Exhibited at the Africa Centre, London
1980 Africa Centre London
1980 Exhibition of drawings at Gallery International, Cape Town
1980 Exhibition of drawings, Cape Town
1994 A retrospective exhibition, “A Tribute to Albert Adams”, held at the Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town.
1995 Exhibition of paintings and drawings at the Grosvenor Gallery, London
2000 Exhibited at the City Art Gallery in Atlanta, USA
2000 Exhibition of paintings and drawings at the Institute of Physics Gallery, London
2001 Exhibited at the Frans Maasereel Centre, Antwerp
2001 Exhibited at the Tryon Centre for Visual Art, Charlotte, USA
2001 Fulton Art Council Atlanta USA Graphics
2001 Residency at Caversham Press
2002 Residency at Caversham Press
2002 Paintings, Drawings & Graphics, South African National Gallery
2004/5 Paintings & Graphics, Salford Museum & Art Gallery
2005 University of Antwerp, Paintings, Drawings & Graphics
2005 (June/July) Early Paintings, Drawings & Graphics, Warren Seybrits Gallery, Johannesburg
For eighteen years he was a visiting lecturer at the City University London