Timeline

1956
Born in Miami Beach, FL
1974–1976
B.A. Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL
1976–1978
B.S. Mathematics, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1980–1982
M.F.A. Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1980–1990
Resided in Tallahassee, FL
1990–2003
Moved to New York, NY
2003
Lives in Riverhead, NY

Exhibitions

2013
Looking for Nature and Singing the Paradise Blues, Nohra Haime Gallery New York, NY (solo)
2013
From the Land, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO (solo)
2013
From the Land, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO
2012–2013
Landscape Paintings of Adam Straus, Vero Beach Museum, Vero Beach, FL (solo)
2012
Sharks in Art, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2011
The Armory Show – Modern, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2011
Taking Notes or Trying to Keep the Fiddle Tuned, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2010
A Little Bit of Retrospection, Artsites, Riverhead, NY (solo)
2010
AIR & WATER or: Everything’s Fine Until It’s Not, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2010
Objects of Desire, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Fleurs, 1880- 2010, Benrimon Contemporary, New York, NY
2010
Art Chicago, Nohra Haime Gallery, Chicago, IL
2010
Metamorphosis, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Art Miami, Nohra Haime Gallery, Miami, FL
2009
Art Chicago, Nohra Haime Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009
Layered/Boxed, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Selections, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Straus & Straus, Florida State University Museum, Tallahassee, FL
2008
The Art Show, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Diptychs and Triptychs, James Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Partisan Exhibition, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
2008
Art Chicago, Nohra Haime Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008
Art from Anxious Times, Art Students League, New York NY
2008
Tick Tock, Drip Drop…, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
Drill Here! Drill There!, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Inspired by True Events, ArtChicago, Nohra Haime Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007
LA Art Show, Los Angeles, CA
2007
Experimenting, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2007
The Elements: Fire, The Gallery of Contemporary Art at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
2007
Bridge London, Nohra Haime Gallery, London, England
2007
Art20, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
2007
Flow, Nohra Haime Gallery, Miami, FL
2007
Bridge Miami, Nohra Haime Gallery, Miami, FL
2006
Peace Tower: Day for Night, Whitney Biennial 2006, New York, NY
2006
Artists of the Hamptons, LTMG, New York, NY
2006
The Elements: FIRE, The Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
2006
Adam Straus: Short Stories from a Long Island, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005
In the Shadow of Paradise: Retrospective Exhibition, Butler Art Institute, Trumbull Branch, Howland, OH (solo)
Adam Straus: Just Too Short of Too Late, OH ADAA The Art Show, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005
Antique Art Fair, Schiller & Bodo, Armory, New York
2005
Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape, Wayne State University Gallery, Detroit, MI
2005
Artists and Nature on Eastern Long Island: 1940s to the Present, Spanierman Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2005
In the Back Room, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Free Arts, New York, NY
2005
Contemporary 2, Palm Beach, FL
2005
Sanford Smith Fine Art, Great Barrington, MA
2005
Salon 2005, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
2004
Images of Time and Place: Contemporary Views of Landscape, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
2004
Contemporary American Realism II, M.A.Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK
2004
Art at War, Aldo Castillo Gallery, Chicago, IL
2004
Past, Present, Future, Okaloosa-Walton Art Center, Niceville, FL
2004
Toxic Paradise, The Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL
We’ve Gotten Up Here and We Can’t Get Down, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Sublimis Interruptus, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Art of the Twentieth Century, The Armory, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Art in Embassies Program - Brasilia, Brazil
2003
Summer Solstice, Doug Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Canada
2003
Flag, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Off the Beaten Track: Great Escapes,” Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
2003
Brooklyn on 57th Street, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2003
Paper, Ramis Barquet Gallery, New York, NY
2002
Art is Art, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2002
Move, Barbara Gilman Gallery, Miami, FL
2002
Contemporary American Art, United States Embassy, Seoul, Korea
2002
Painterly Paint, Nils Rykken Gallery, The World
2002
From Stone to Foam, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2002
Paradis Paradoxe, Espace Ecureuil, Caisse d’Epargne, Marseille, France (solo)
Move, Barbara Gilman Gallery, Miami, FL
From Stone to Foam, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2001
Art is Art, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
Color, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
Quiet Places – Loud Thoughts, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001
Toxic Landscapes: Artists Examine the Environment, Rachel Carson Institute, Chatham College, Pittsburgh, PA
2001
I Love New York, New York, NY
2001
Color, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2001
Art in Embassies Program, Seoul, Korea
2000
On The Horizon: Landscape at the Millenium, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
2000
Ethereal and Material, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE
2000
Major Works, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Ten Year Retrospective, Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
Somewhere Between Here and Disaster, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Oops! We misplaced Paradise, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1999–2000
Into the New Century, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1999
The Use of the Hand, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1999
Art in Embassies, Vienna, Austria
1999
Adam Straus/Robert Fichter, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL (solo)
1999
Here’s to Progress!, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1998
Happy Ever After in the Land of Nod, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1998
Jaffe Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1998
Points of Compass, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
1998
Important Works by Gallery Artists, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Flora, Elise Goodheart Fine Arts, Sag Harbor, FL
1998
FIAC, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998
Los Angeles Art Fair, Jonathan Novak Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
1998
Art in Embassies Program, U.S. Ambassador’s Residence, Sofia, Bulgaria
1997
Frontier, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1997
Destiny Manifest: American Landscape Painting in the Nineties, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Curated by Douglas Maxwell
1997
Bang: The Gun as Image, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1997
Re-Presenting Representation III, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1997
Works on Paper, With paper and Drawings by Gallery Artists, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1997
ADAA The Art Show, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
1997
The Power of Color, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1997
FIAC, Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France
1996
Something for the Whole Family, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1996
Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas,Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, Art Museum of South Texas
1996
Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, NY
1996
Destiny Manifest: American Landscape Painting in the Nineties, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1996
Art in Embassies, Bulgaria
1996
Politics American Style: Issues and Images, Beacon Hill Fine Art, New York, NY
1996
ADAA The Art Show, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1996
Art Chicago, Nohra Haime Gallery, Chicago, IL
1996
Art Miami, Nohra Haime Gallery, Miami, FL
1996
The Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC
1996
Slover-McCutcheon Gallery, Houston, TX
1996
XVth Anniversary, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1995
American Art Today: Night Paintings, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL
1995
ADAA The Art Show, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
1995
Prix International d’Art Contemporain Monte- Carlo, Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco, Sporting d’ Hiver, Monte-Carlo
1995
Show and Tell, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY
1995
Made to Order: America’s Most Wanted Painting, Alternative Museum, New York, NY
1995
FIAC, Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France
1995
FIAC, Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
1995
Not Quite Utopia, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1994–1995
1994-1995 “New York Realism,” Odakyu Museum, Tokyo, Japan; Kagoshima City Museum of Art; Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art; The Museum of Art, Kintetsu, Osaka; Fukushima Prefectural Museum of Art; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
1994
Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1994
Jaffe Baker Blau Gallery, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
1994
Alfred Wild Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia (solo)
1994
25th Anniversary Benefit Auction, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
1994
ADAA The Art Show, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
1994
Double Indemnity: The Self Unmasked, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
1994
Night Visions, Marguerite Oestricher Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1994
Landscape not Landscape, Camino Real Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1994
Art Miami, Nohra Haime Gallery, Miami, FL
1993
Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1993
ADAA The Art Show, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
1993
Chicago Art Fair, Nohra Haime Gallery, Chicago, IL
1993
FIAC, Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France
1993
Benefit Auction, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1993
Art Miami, Nohra Haime Gallery, Miami, FL
1992
Jaffe Baker Blau Gallery, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
1992
27th Anniversary Group Exhibition, Ann Jaffe Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
1992
Salon de Mars, Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France
1992
The Wall Project, The Sculpture Center, Benefit Exhibition, New York, NY
1992
Apocalypse and Resurrection, The Gallery Three Zero, Benefit for American Foundation for Aids Research, New York, NY
1992
Ten Steps, Maranushi-Lederman Gallery, New York, NY
1992
10th Anniversary Exhibition, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1992
Small Works, Greystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992
Summer Pleasures, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1992
Miniature-Museum, Reflex Modern Art Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Traveling exhibition)
1992
Landscape: Larraz-Straus-Tacla, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1991
Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1991
National Sculpture Invitational. Deland Museum of Art, Deland, FL
1991
McNature, Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
1991
Selections, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1991
Inclusion/Exclusion - City Life 1991, Levinson Kane Gallery, Boston, MA
1991
Topography of a Landscape, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
1991
Art Miami, Nohra Haime Gallery, Miami, FL
1990
Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1990
Ann Jaffe Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
1990
1st Annual Florida State of the Art Exhibition, Sokolsky Center, Miami Beach, FL
1990
16th Annual Small Works Juried Competition,East Campus Gallery, Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL
1990
10 Dimensions-SAF/NEA Fellowship Recipients in Sculpture, Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Public Collections

Von Leibig Art Center, Naples, FL
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Lavandoo Corporation, Geneva, Switzerland
List Visual Arts Center, M.I.T., Cambridge, MA
Mead Art Museum, Amherst, MA
Melville Industrial Associates, Melville, NY
Pfizer, New York
Sterling Software, Dallas, TX
The Art Museum at F.I.U, Miami, FL
The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, OH
Tufts University Art Gallery, Somerville, MA
Van Every Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Advance Corporation, Miami, FL
American Express
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
City of Orlando, FL
Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middleton, CT
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Fine Arts Museum, F.S.U., Tallahassee, FL
Hellen Ehrman White McAuliffe, Palo Alto, CA
Houston Power and Light, Houston, TX

Literature

2008
Haime, Nohra. Adam Straus: Tick Tock, Drip Drop... New York: Nohra Haime Gallery, 2008
2007
Haime, Nohra. Adam Straus: Short Stories From a Long Island. New York: Nohra Haime Gallery, 2007