Oil stick and pencil on paper
Adam Handler was born in Queens NY and grew up on Long Island. As a young child and adolescent, he spent countless hours at his grandparents framing factory in New York City. There, his passion for the arts grew and it became inevitable that he too would discover the many possibilities of art. Handler studied Life Drawing in Italy and went on to graduate from Purchase College with a major in Art History. He has also studied craft design with Jorge Nieves and printing color photography with Debra Mesa-Pelly. Handler has mounted solo exhibitions throughout New York, which include the Fred Torres Gallery in Chelsea and Vered Gallery in East Hampton. His work has also been shown extensively at major art fairs, which include Art New York, Art Market Hamptons, Art Context Miami and the Armory Print Fair. In addition, Handler’s work has been included in numerous exhibitions throughout the United States, Canada, Middle East and Europe.