Adam comes from an artistic family and had a rich and varied childhood. He was born in Berkeley, California, grew up in Portland, Oregon; Ethiopia; Columbia, Missouri; and Palo Alto, California. After graduating from Parsons The New School for Design, he move to Oakland, California, and finally to San Francisco's Inner Mission. He is now a commercial illustrator and designer working on adult and children's books, magazines, advertising and corporate work. He and his wife, designer Cynthia Wigginton, has collaborated on many picture books. For more of his work, visit www.adammccauley.com.
Source: An Illustrated Life