Joel Mesler was born in Los Angeles, CA in 1974 and lives and works in Sag Harbor, NY. He received his MFA from San Francisco Art Institute. Since opening his first gallery, Dianne Pruess in Los Angeles, CA in 2000, he has worked as both a dealer and an artist. He has operated several galleries over the past two decades, including Feuer/Mesler in New York, NY, Untitled in New York, NY, and Rental Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY and East Hampton, NY. He lives and works in Sag Harbor, NY with his wife and three children.
Recent Exhibitions include Sand Paintings, Patrick De Brock Gallery, Art Brussels (2020), Show Schmo, Harper’s Books, New York, NY (2020), Portrait Paintings, Frieze New York (2019), Portrait Paintings, White Columns Booth, Independent Art Fair (2019), The Alphabet of Creation (For Now), Simon Lee Gallery, London (2018); Most of it is my Money, Harper’s Book, New York, NY (2018); Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2017); The Estate of Joel Mesler, presented by Cultural Counsel at NADA, NY (2016); Fish People, presented by Sotheby’s S2 and Cultural Counsel at the Surf Lodge in Montauk, NY (2016).