Education

1976 University of Kansas, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting
1975 Kansas City Art Institute, Painting

Solo Exhibitions

2012 New Paintings, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008 New Paintings, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2005 Recent Paintings, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003 New Paintings, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2002 New Works by California Artists, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA 
2001 Recent Work, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
2000 New Paintings, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
1996 Paintings and Drawings, Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Ada Liu Sadler Recent Works, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO 
1995 Paintings and Drawings, Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
1993 Introductions '93, Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010 Is Anybody Out There? (Invitational), Stewart Gallery, Boise, ID
2009 The Art of Play, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007 10th Anniversary Show, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 All Wet, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA
2005 Group Show, Ongallery, South Pasadena, CA
Shifting Perspectives, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

2004 The Painted Gift, Hubert Gallery, New York, NY   
2003 Who We Are: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA 
Grand Opening, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

2002 Western States Small Works (Juried), Sonoma Museum of Visual Arts, Santa Rosa, CA
Playground, Julie Baker Fine Art, Grass Valley, CA 
Who We Are: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

1998 Toys in Contemporary Art II (Invitational), D.P. Fong Gallery, San Jose, CA  
California Small Works (Juried), California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA 
BACA 14th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Berkeley Art Center Assn., Berkeley, CA
Selections (Juried), Artspan, San Francisco, CA 

1997 Toys in Contemporary Art (Juried), d.p. Fong Galleries, San Jose, CA
California Small Works (Juried), California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA
Selections (Juried), Artspan, San Francisco, CA 

1996 Realism (Juried - Juror's Award), Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
Stockton National Print & Drawing Exhibition (Juried), The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA 

1995 Biennial Print and Drawing Competition (Juried), Triton Museum of Art,
Santa Clara, CA 
Small Works, Joseph Chowning Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1994 California Small Works (Juried), California Museum of Art, Santa Rosa, CA 
1993 Introductions '93, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Bibliography

Watson, Lisa Crawford, "Water Works", Monterey Herald, April 1, 2006
Leaverton, Michael, "Sitting Pretty", SF Weekly, August 31, 2005Ellegood, Anne (Juror), "New American Paintings", Volume 49, 2003Gangelhoff, Bonnie, "The Poetry of Spaces," Southwest Art, June 2002
Coleman, Sarah, "Critics Choice: Ada Sadler," SF Bay Guardian, March 15, 2000
Jenkins, Steven, "Previews: Ada Sadler," Artweek, March 2000
Betti, Claudia and Sale, Teel, "Drawing: a Contemporary Approach," (4th Ed., Harcourt Brace College Publishers), 1997
Thorson, Alice, "Sadler's Palms", The Kansas City Star, July 12, 1996
FitzSimmons, Casey, "Introductions '93: Ada Sadler," Artweek, August 5, 1993

Public Collections

Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA 
Alza Pharmaceuticals, Mountain View, CA 
First American Appraisers, Inc., San Diego, CA
Hallmark Corporation,Contemporary Art Collection,  Kansas City, MO 
United Missouri Bank, Kansas City, MO 
Kaiser Permanente, Vallejo, CA

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