Shelley Adler, ‘Untitled (Zoe in Evening Cream)’, 2006, Waddington's
Shelley Adler, ‘Untitled (Zoe in Evening Cream)’, 2006, Waddington's
Shelley Adler, ‘Untitled (Zoe in Evening Cream)’, 2006, Waddington's

Canadian contemporary artist Shelley Adler brings new depth and astute observation to the long stranding tradition of figurative painting. Focusing on the human form, especially portraiture, her artwork offers a deeply personal and genuine connection to its subjects through candid poses. At times mysterious, yet equally inviting, Adler’s sitters come alive through a delicate colour palette and masterful play with light and shadow. The artist captures the intensity of the human gaze and a direct intimacy, revealing the unique relationship between artist, sitter and viewer.

A graduate of York University (Toronto, ON) and Boston University (Boston, MA), Adler’s art has been exhibited across both Canada and the United States.
Courtesy of Waddington's

Signature: Signed, titled and dated 2006 on the reverse

Private Collection, Toronto
Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto

About Shelley Adler

Canadian, b. 1960, Edmonton, Canada, based in Toronto, Canada

Fair History on Artsy

2015
Nicholas Metivier Gallery at Art Toronto 2015
2014
Nicholas Metivier Gallery at Art Toronto 2014