Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao are a collaborative multi-disciplinary duo working across drawing, sculpture, printmaking, installation, and design. Since 2011, the pair have collaborated on several projects, including their first immersive solo installation, A Controlled Wild, at Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space in the summer of 2013.
Frezza received an MFA in drawing and painting from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL in 2007; and Chiao earned an MArch, from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, New York, NY in 2008. The two artists have been collaborating since 2011. Together, in 2012, Frezza and Chiao also co-founded a small design studio, CHIAOZZA, creating playful design objects for everyday life. Their work is in the permanent collection of the Yuko Nii Foundation. Both have been included in exhibitions at Wave Hill in Bronx, NY, The Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY; Keller Gallery at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; and AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Chiao has been featured at 319 Scholes Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; and the Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY; and Frezza recently exhibited at Flux Factory, Queens, NY; Raccolte Frugone Museum, Genoa, Italy; and Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Frezza has participated in artist residencies at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY; and the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT. Together they recently attended artist residency The School of Making Thinking in De Lancey, NY. Frezza and Chiao have been featured in several publications including Arts in Bushwick, AiB Radio, Brooklyn Magazine, and Time Out New York.