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Painter and psychologist Edward Adams has a gallery space and studio at the Union Square Complex in New Hope, Pennsylvania. His passion for art goes back to his time spent at seminary where a colleague gifted him clay and brushes. He has a masters degree in education, a doctorate in psychology, and has gained widespread recognition as a sculptor and a painter. Among his most well-known works are: Rainbow House, benefiting a home for teens; Courage and Compassion, a memorial to Raoul Wallenberg; and his bust of Oskar Schindler that was cast in an edition of four. One of which is now at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Education & Community

Education and Training
B.S. in Psychology, Xavier University, Cinncinnati, Ohio, 1966-1971
MEd, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1971-1973
Doctor of Psychology, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1978-1981
Arts Student League, New York, New York, 1987
Vermont Studio School, Johnson, Vermont, 1988

Connection to Bucks County
Adams moved his gallery (E.M. Adams Gallery 397) from Lambertville, New Jersey, to Union Square in New Hope, Pennsylvania, in 2003. In addition to exhibiting at his own gallery, he participated in exhibitions in the Prallsville Mill Juried Show, Stockton, New Jersey; the Phillips' Mill Juried Show, New Hope, Pennsylvania; and Riverrun Gallery, Lambertville, New Jersey.

Colleagues and Affiliations
Diane Levell, Pat Martin, Mary Maguire


Major Solo Exhibitions
L'Escalier, Chartres, France, 1989
Judaic Treasures, Millburn, New Jersey, 1990
Avanti Gallery, New York, New York, 1990
Extension Gallery, The Johnson Atelier, Mercerville, New Jersey, 1991
Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, New Jersey, 1991
The Studio Show, Lambertville, New Jersey, 1993
Riverrun Gallery, Lambertville, New Jersey, 1994
Gallery 397 Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1998
E.M. Adams Gallery, Lambertville, New Jersey, 1995-2003
Parness Gallery, Westfield, New Jersey, 1999
Southern Vermont Art Center, Manchester, Vermont, 2000

Major Group Exhibitions
Galleria Savant, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1990
United Jersey Bank, Princeton, New Jersey, 1991
Philips' Mill Annual Art Exhibition, New Hope, Pennsylvania, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2000
Lewis Gallery, Lambertville, New Jersey, 1991
American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C., 1992, 1993
Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, New Jersey, 1992
Eleven East Ashland Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona, 1993
Gallery 39, Flemington, New Jersey, 1993
Riverrun Gallery, Lambertville, New Jersey, 1993, 1998
Prallsville Mill Juried Show, Stockton, New Jersey, 1998, 1999, 2000
Philadelphia Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2000

Governor Christie Whitman, Trenton, New Jersey
Hebrew University, Israel
Kean University, Union, New Jersey
Life Ties Rainbow House, Trenton, New Jersey
LPZ Corporation, Union, New Jersey
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Steven Spielberg, Universal City, California
Whitney Houston Foundation, Far Hills, New Jersey

Courage and Compassion
, Limited Edition Bronze Sculpture, honoring Raoul Wallenberg, 1989
Oscar Schindler
, sculpture, presented to Steven Spielberg, New York, New York, 1994
Courage and Compassion
, sculpture, South Field Park, Parsippany, New Jersey, 1998
Angels in the Darkness
, sculpture, honoring Rescuers of the Holocaust, 1998
Painting commemorating the 25th Anniversary of Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1999
Sculpture honoring those who have died from hemophilia, Robert Wood Hospital, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2000

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