Ira Joel Haber
Ira Joel Haber was born and lives in Brooklyn, New York. He is a sculptor, painter, rare book dealer, photographer, writer and teacher. His work has been seen in numerous group shows both in the USA and Europe, and he has had nine one-man shows, including several retrospectives of his sculpture. His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York University, The Guggenheim Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Since 2007, his paintings, drawings, photographs, and collages have been published in more than 175 online and print magazines. He has received three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, two Pollock-Krasner grants, the Adolph Gottlieb Foundation grant and, in 2010, he received a grant from Artists' Fellowship, Inc. He currently teaches art to retired public school teachers at The United Federation of Teachers in Brooklyn.