Adams in Taos

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Kenneth Miller Adams (1897 – 1966)

"Aspen Leaves"


"Landscape" framed

"Aspen Leaves"  Framed

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Kenneth Miller Adams

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Adams moved to Taos in 1924 to become the youngest and final member of the Taos Society of Artists in 1926.

Kenneth Miller Adams

Kenneth Miller Adams


Adams in Taos
Adams in Taos, circa 1926

Kenneth Miller Adams  Highest Auction Prices 

"Taos Indian Evening"  Price:     $277,500

"The Talpa Ridge, Taos"  Price:     $145,600

"A Street in Taos"  Price:     $134,500

"Walpi"  Price:   $100,000

"Taos, NM, 1924"  Price:     $93,000

"An Old Roadway"  Price:     $54,630

"Racita"  Price:  $25,842

"Figures on a Path Approaching a House"  Price:     $19,120

"Taos Church"  Price:  $18,000

"Figures on a Path"   Price:  $12,000

"Asters"  Price:     $9,200

"Gladiolas-Still Life"  Price:     $9,000

Fine Art prices have risen steadily. Please contact the Gallery for the latest prices and current inventory.

Parsons does not offer Kenneth Miller Adams prints, because no print can compare to the real art works.

 Parsons invites you to visit the Galleries to see the unmatched beauty of the real art.

Kenneth Miller Adams Timeline:

Kenneth Miller Adams
Kenneth Miller Adams


Kenneth Miller Adams (1897 – 1966)

American artist

He painted realistic landscapes, portraits, nudes, and florals.

He was born in Topeka, Kansas on Aug. 6, 1897.

At 16, Adams studied under George Melville Stone in Topeka, Kansas

in 1916 he studied at the Art Institute of Chicago

Kenneth Miller Adams was a student of K.H. Miller, George Bridgeman, G.M. Stone, Maurice Stern, & Eugene Speicher

He served as a private in the Army in World War I.

In 1919 he attended the Art Students League of New York studying under K.H. Miller, George Bridgeman, Maurice Stern, & Eugene Speicher.

He worked  with Andrew Dasburg in Woodstock, NY during his summers.

He traveled to France & Italy, painting landscapes from 1921-23.

In 1924 he moved to Taos, NM to be with Andrew Dasburg and Walter Ufer.

in 1926 he joined the Taos Society of Artists as its last and youngest member.

In 1927 the Taos Society of Artists disbanded.

In 1929 he began teaching at the Taos Field School of Art.

In 1933, he painted for the Federal Art Project.

In 1937 he was commissioned to paint "Rural Free Delivery" in the Goodland Post Office.

He created murals for Washington, DC, the University of New Mexico, and the Kansas State College. 

In 1938 he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico and served a tenured professorship as artist-in-residence at the University of New Mexico up to his retirement in 1963.

In 1961 he was was honored by election as a academician of the National Academy of Design.

In 1964 the University of New Mexico recognized him with a retrospective of his work.

He died in 1966 in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Kenneth Miller Adams Museum Collections include:

Anschutz collection

Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center 

Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art

Harmsen Western Art Collection 

Joslyn Art Museum 

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art 

Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri-Columbia 

Museum of New Mexico

Museum of The Southwest 

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum 

Phoenix Art Museum 

Roswell Museum and Art Center 

Sangre De Cristo Arts Center 

Smithsonian American Art Museum 

Spencer Museum of Art 

Stark Museum of Art 

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art 

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Kenneth Miller Adams Exhibitions include:

Art Institute of Chicago

Carnegie Institute, International

Corcoran Gallery, Washington DC

Museum of Modern Art, New York

National Academy of Design

Salons of America

San Francisco Art Association

Society of Independent Artists

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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