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 would choose an artistic path. Handler studied Life Drawing in Italy and received a Purchase College. He has also studied craft design with Jorge Nieves and color photography with Debra Mesa-Pelly. Handler's work has been exhibited his work in New York, Greenwich CT, Canada, and Texas.