Born in Miami Beach, Florida, 1956
Lives in Tallahassee, Florida, 1980 - 1990
Moves to New York City, 1990
Moves to Riverhead, New York, 2003

1980-82 M.F.A. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1976-78 B.S. Mathematics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1974-6 B.A. Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL

1990 Merit Award, 1st Annual Florida State of the Art Exhibition, Sokolsky Center, Miami Beach, FL
1989 Southern Arts Federation/NEA Fellowship
1988 Best of Show, 1988 Florida Competition, Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, FL
Artists Three Award, Annual Juried Competition at the Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
Florida Individual Artists Fellowship 1987 One of 10 Best of Show Award, Southeastern Juried Competition, Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL
First Prize, Holiday Banner Competition, Tallahassee, FL
1983 Best of Show, Florida Regional Competition, Four Arts Center, Tallahassee, FL
2008 Nohra Haime Gallery, “Tick Tock, Drip Drop…” New York Nohra Haime Gallery, "Drill Here! Drill There!" New York
2007 ArtChicago, "Inspired by True Events," Nohra Haime Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006 Nohra Haime Gallery, "Adam Straus: Short Stories from a Long Island," New York
  • Adam Straus, Earth Day 2006/ECOARTNET ONLINE EXHIBITION
    2005 Butler Art Institute, "In the Shadow of Paradise: Retrospective Exhibition," Trumbull Branch, Howland, OH ADAA The Art Show, "Adam Straus: Just Too Short of Too Late," Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
    2004 The Von Liebig Art Center, "Toxic Paradise," Naples, FL
    Nohra Haime Gallery, "We've Gotten Up Here and We Can't Get Down," New York
    2003 Okaloosa-Walton Art Center, Niceville, FL
    Nohra Haime Gallery, "Sublimis Interruptus," New York
    2002 Espace Ecureuil, "Paradis Paradoxe," Caisse d’Epargne, Marseille, France
    2001 Nohra Haime Gallery, "Quiet Places – Loud Thoughts," New York
    2000 Van Every Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
    FIAC, "Ten Year Retrospective," Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France
    MAC, "Oops! We Misplaced Paradise," New York Nohra Haime Gallery, "Somewhere Between Here and Disaster," New York
    1999 University of West Florida, "Adam Straus/Robert Fichter," Pensacola, FL
    Nohra Haime Gallery, "Here’s to Progress!" New York 1998 Nohra Haime Gallery, "Happy Ever After in the Land of Nod," New York
    1997 Nohra Haime Gallery, "Frontier," New York
    1996 Nohra Haime Gallery, "Something for the Whole Family," New York
    1995 FIAC, Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France
    Nohra Haime Gallery, "Not Quite Utopia," New York 1994 Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
    Jaffe Baker Blau Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
    Alfred Wild Gallery, Bogota, Colombia
    1993 Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
    1992 Jaffe Baker Blau Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
    1991 Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
    1990 Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
    Ann Jaffe Gallery, Miami, FL
    1988 Gallery Ninety-Nine, Miami, FL
    1986 University of Central Florida Art Gallery, Orlando, FL
    1984 C.A.S.H. Gallery, New York


    PORTRAIT EARTH and Ecological ArtAdam Straus Fifth Season Gallery/ EARTH  DAY 2006 ExhibitionAdam Straus "Summit Melting"
    Adam Straus Long Island,  New YorkAdam Straus "The Conquerors"Adam Straus 2008/"TICK TOCK, DRIP DROP" Exhibition
    Earth Day_Ecological ArtworldEarth Day 2010 40th Anniversary/"Big Sur Condor"-G2PA ImageFifth Season STUDIO/GALLERY/Ecological Art
    ECOARTNET/ BEST OF THE WEB NOMINEE  Museums and the Web Awards 2006FIFTH SEASON MAGAZINE/My RecommendationsECOARTPEDIA Digital Ecological Art Library