Adrienne Outlaw grounds her interdisciplinary practice in a rigorous commitment to craft. Her often interactive work is informed by ethical issues developing with the rapid advancement of biotechnology. She is the recipient of grants, awards, and fellowships from such places as the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, Tennessee Arts Commission, and the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Her work is held in public collections
including the US Embassy in Abuja, Nigeria, Cheekwood Museum of Art, and the Nashville Public Library. She has shown in twelve museum exhibits including two solo shows. Over a dozen exhibition catalogs and art books feature her work. Her work has been reviewed in such publications as Art in America, World Sculpture Magazine, Sculpture USArt, Art Papers and Fiberarts Magazines. The Republic of Korea exhibited her art in their 5th
International Biennale. As part of her practice, Outlaw also writes,
curates and runs programs for artists. She holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MLAS from Vanderbilt University.