Reginald C. Adams is a public artist, social entrepreneur and community developer. He is best known for his award winning public art projects, which are strategically located in some of Houston’s most historic and under-served neighborhoods. His creativity and approach to his artwork is inspired by travels to more than 40 countries around the globe. Adams fundamentally believes that everyone deserves access and exposure to the arts and strives to engage the general public in the design and production of his public art projects.
Over the past 20 years Reginald has facilitated the design, coordination and production over 300 public art projects and sacred spaces across the Houston area and abroad. These projects have been co-created with the involvement of over 40,000 area youth volunteers, 100's of artists and thousands of community stakeholders.
Reginald is a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum (ALF) Class 24 and Community Development Class 1, an alumnus of Leadership Houston, Graduate of the Center for Houston's Future 2013, and Past-President of the Rotary Club of Houston Skyline.
January 25, 2014 was proclaimed Reginald Charles Adams Day by the Mayor of the City of Houston, acknowledging Reginald's long-term dedication and commitment towards beautifying Houston with community-based public art.
In 2010, the Houston Press honored Reginald with their annual Mastermind Award, an honor recognizing creative professionals that are making a significant impact on the city of Houston through the arts. He was recently honored by the Houston Business Journal as one of Houston’s 2012 top 40 Under 40 business executives.
In his personal time Reginald is an avid runner, he enjoys Salsa dancing, photography, traveling and spending quality time with his family.
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