About the Artist
Ira Joel Haber is a sculptor, painter, book dealer, photographer and teacher. His work has been seen in numerous group shows both in the U.S. and Europe. He has held nine one-man shows, including several retrospectives of his sculpture. His work has been featured in collections at The Whitney Museum Of American Art, New York University, The Guggenheim Museum, The Hirshhorn Museum and The Albright-Knox Art Gallery. He has received three National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, two Pollock-Krasner grants and an Adolph Gottlieb Foundation grant. In 2010, he received a grant from Artists' Fellowship Inc. Ira currently teaches art to retired public school teachers at The United Federation of Teachers program in Brooklyn. He currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.