Micah Adams

Micah Adams collects and reassembles found objects to create new meanings and new possibility. His works are hand-filed from coins with incredible precision and artistry. Originally from Nova Scotia, Adams received his BFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and was a resident artist at the Harbourfront Centre's metal studio in Toronto.  He has since participated in artist residencies at Toronto’s Printmaking Centre and the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA. His work can be found in the collections of  TD Bank, Fidelity Investments, Scotiabank and the Microsoft Corporation among many others.

Click here to read the exhibition catalogue for Keepsake with Micah Adams and Amanda McCavour

Micah Adams at work

Micah Adams

Micah Adams

$76.00
All Seeing Eyes take advantage of the portraits found in the US presidential series of coins. The George Washington portrait happens to be roughly the same size as the Eye...
Micah Adams

Micah Adams

$91.00
Penny Leaves. Maple leaves cut from Canadian $0.01 coins with sterling silver findings. 1.4 cm x 1 cm x 0.1 cm (each) Click here to view more work by this...
Industrial Cloud # 15. An intriguing abstract small scale sculpture that is a hollow hand fabricated copper vessel. The drilled and screwed tiny bolts suggest the tight locking of numerous parts into place forms.  It measures 18 x 9 x 13 cm with various resting positions. 

Micah Adams

$3,020.00
Industrial Cloud # 15. An intriguing abstract small scale sculpture that is a hollow hand fabricated copper vessel. The drilled and screwed tiny bolts suggest the tight locking of numerous parts...
Tiny and precious diamond stud earrings hand sawn from Arkansas coins. Cupronickel clad copper with sterling silver findings.

Micah Adams

$61.00
Tiny and precious diamond stud earrings hand sawn from Arkansas coins. Cupronickel clad copper with sterling silver findings. Click here to view more work by this artist.
Brick Fireplace (edition of 3), beautifully functioning hand-etched brass Zippo lighter. 5.5 cm x 4 cm x 1.5 cm

Micah Adams

$302.00
Brick Fireplace (edition of 3), beautifully functioning hand-etched brass Zippo lighter. 5.5 cm x 4 cm x 1.5 cm Click here to view more work by this artist.
Micah Adams

Micah Adams

$453.00
Plate with Arched Window, made from a cut-out Norman Rockwell collector plate 22 cm x 22 cm  Click here to view more work by this artist.
lincoln penny glasses

Micah Adams

$378.00
Lincoln Penny Glasses Pendant made from American coins(copper) and altered sterling silver nickel findings.  4.3 x 4 x 1.8 cm Click here to view more work by this artist.