Adele Henderson received her BFA in printmaking/painting from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and MFA from Arizona State University. She joined the UB art department in 1987. Major awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (Works on Paper), Constance Saltonstall Foundations for the Arts Fellowship, and residency fellowships at MacDowell, Yaddo and Open Studio.
Henderson’s artwork has been exhibited in over 170 solo and group exhibitions across the US and internationally including Australia, Finland, Japan, New Zealand, and Slovenia. Her prints and works on paper are in the collections of the Boston Museum Of Fine Arts; Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University; Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art; National Museum Of American Art; New York Public Library; and the Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, among others.