Toyota Corporate Headquarters, Torrance, CA
Greg performed his Facing the Music performance art for Toyota Corporation's executives and employees at the Company's headquarters facility in Torrance, CA. This event marked Toyota's celebration of Black History Month and Greg performed 3 times, creating 3 unique paintings that were auctioned.
Los Angeles Convention Center
MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Paul McCartney. The Grammy Foundation's MusiCares charity honored legendary artist and former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney as its Person of the Year at the annual gala that was two days before the Grammy Awards. For the 4rd consecutive year, Greg was asked to present a portrait of the honoree that was displayed and auctioned at this star studded event. Greg's paintings of the three prior year's honorees, Neil Young and Neil Diamond, were displayed and auctioned, raising thousands of dollars for MusiCares.
Orange County Fairgrounds
K-Earth 101 FM Bugstock this SUNDAY. Greg performed at this event featuring classic rock bands, classic VW Beetles and many other activities. Greg performed his 'Facing the Music' onstage with 2 live paintings that were commissioned by K-Earth to hang in their studio/offices on Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles.
Redhill Country Club, Upland, CA
Upland Chamber of Commerce Annual Golf Tournament. Greg performed his 'Facing the Music' at this annual event at Redhill Country Club. During the 13 minute performance, Greg created a 6 ft. portrait of Tommy Lasorda.
Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
Riverside Unified School District Middle School Art Festival. Greg performed his Facing the Music for middle school children at this special event featuring a variety of arts activities for middle schoolers. During the approx. 12 minute performance, Greg created a 6 ft. portrait of Lady GaGa
Riverside Art Museum
Greg served as honorary auctioneer and DJ at an elegant evening gala hosted by the Art Alliance of Riverside Art Museum which raised thousands of dollars to benefit the Museum's excellent programs.
Corona Art Association Gallery, Corona, CA
Greg accepted an invitation to judge a Members' Art Exhibition for the Corona Art Association.
Walter's Mercedes Benz, Walter's Automotive Group, Riverside, CA
Solo exhibition of large canvases, featuring paintings from Greg's 'Icons of Music' series, as well as some of his abstract works from another ongoing series which explores relationships, love and loss. This solo exhibition is an opportunity to view a collection of Greg's works in one setting and will run through mid-August.
Fender Center, Corona, CA
Greg performed his 'Facing the Music' at the Fender Center in Corona for a fundraising event hosted by the Rotary Club. With an audience of 1,000, including dignitaries such as a U.S. Congressman, Greg's fast paced performance brought a strong reception from the crowd and his finished painting was auctioned for several thousand dollars to benefit charitable causes.
San Diego County Fairgrounds, Del Mar
For the 4th consecutive year, Greg performed his 'Facing the Music' at the San Diego County Fair on the final Sunday of the 2012 fair. He did 3 performances and was warmly received by the enthusiastic audiences
Starlight Bowl, Burbank, CA
The Fab Four. Greg performed at a concert, opening for the headliners, The Fab Four, the most widely known and highly respected Beatles tribute group. This concert was sold out with approx. 4,200 seats and was one of the largest audiences to witness Greg's Facing the Music performance art. His 11 minute painting of John Lennon brought a huge ovation from the audience.
Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Redondo Beach, CA
L.A. Guitar Festival, Aug. 24th Greg performed on the main stage at this event featuring some of the premier guitar musicians in the music industry, including at least two grammy recipients and platinum selling artists.
Greg performed his 'Facing the Music' for a group of Olympic Committee officials, Chinese Olympic Committee officials and other dignitaries. Greg created one live performance painting at this private, black tie event at the London Waldorf Astoria, plus he created a commissioned painting in advance that was unveiled at the event.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Greg performed his Facing the Music at LACMA during a special private reception for a group of top CEO's.
Mission Inn, Riverside, CA
Riverside County Lincoln Club- Greg performed at this annual event that was attended by local, statewide and national elected leaders, including guest of honor and keynote speaker, Congressman Kevin McCarthy, the current Majority Whip in the U.S. House of Representatives. In addition to Greg's 12 minute performance in which he created a 6 foot portrait of President Reagan, Greg also was on hand for the unveiling and presentation of his studio portrait of the keynote speaker, Rep. McCarthy.
Riverside Art Museum, CA
Greg performed for an event hosted by Leadership Riverside and benefitting Path of Life, an organization serving the homeless population in Riverside, CA.
Lewis Family Playhouse, Victoria Gardens Cultural Center, 12505 Cultural Center Dr., Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Rancho Cucamonga Community & Arts Foundation, Donor Recognition event. Greg gave 2 performances of his 'Facing the Music' at this Benefit event, kicking off the season for the Lewis Family Playhouse. Greg's performances were followed by a concert by veteran recording artists, Blood, Sweat & Tears.
Marymount College, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Greg performed his Facing the Music at an elegant evening event at Marymount College which was attended by celebrities and at least one member of Congress.
Muralthon at Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
Muralthon during Riverside's Long Night of Arts and Innovation. The City of Riverside held this inaugural event patterned after similar events in Europe. Riverside Art Museum participated with a number of events, including a Muralthon, featuring Gregory Adamson who completed a 19.5 foot abstract mural in one, continuous session, beginning around 6 p.m. Greg worked continuously through the night and called the painting finished around 8:00 the next morning. This event was broadcast via a live Webcast on the internet until approximately midnight. The completed mural is still on display at the Riverside Art Museum.