About Serge Strosberg
(Belgian born American citizen, lives and paints in SoHo, New York City since 2008)
Serge Strosberg studied Graphic Design and Illustration in Paris at Academie Julian (attended by Fernand Leger and Bonnard) and Morphology at Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts. In 2010, Strosberg was commissioned by The Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum to paint a series of chinese countrymen to be exhibited near Shanghai. He was the recipient of the Jan Cockx award given by The Director of Mukha (the Museum of Contemporary Art of Antwerp) and has exhibited with Lucian Freud and Philip Pearlstein in group shows at The Felix Nussbaum Museum (Germany) and at The Musee de Pontoise (Paris) which have both acquired some of his works.The artist has had more than 50 personal and group exhibitions including The French Senate (France), The Jewish Museum of Belgium, The Joodse Historisch Museum (Amsterdam), The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens and the Lighthouse Center for the Arts in Palm Beach. Portrait commissions include the family of Jacqueline Dupre, a federal judge Dan Hurley, Palm Beach), a headmaster (Douglas Hale, Mercersburg, Pennsylvania) and an executive chef celebrity (Marcus Samuelsson (red rooster restaurant, New York). Gallery shows include Espace Rothschild (Paris), DFN Gallery (NY), Elaine Baker Gallery (Boca Raton), Paul Fisher gallery (Palm Beach, Fl), The Lionheart gallery (Pound Ridge, NY), Alexandre Gertsman (New York), Studio 26 Gallery (New York), Vohn and Art Amalgamated (NY). Art fairs include : Context, Art Palm Beach, Art Wynwood, LA art show, Art Miami, etc… Serge Strosberg is currently working on a series of portraits of the art world for a one man show/restrospective at the Coral Springs Museum (Fort Lauderdale area). Strosberg’s work has been acquired by several museums and 120 private and corporate collections across Europe and the US.
2003-2004 Oil and egg tempera classes with german expressionist painter Joerg Hermle, Paris, France 1995-2001 Morphology classes at Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts with Jean-Francois Debord, Paris, France
1993 Graphic Design and illustration degree with honors, Academie Julian, Paris, France
1988 Grinnell College, B. A. with full scholarship, art training with Richard Cervene and Bobby Mc Kibbin, Iowa, USA
Art World, curated by Bruce Helander, Coral Springs Museum, Fl
GirlsGirlsGirls, curated by Marika Maiorova, Studio 26 Gallery, NY
Tales of the High Line, the Lionheart Gallery, Pound Ridge, NY
The Brazilian Court Hotel, Paul Fisher Gallery, Palm Beach, Fl
Agalmatophilia, Paul Fisher Gallery, West Palm Beach, Fl
Museum of Russian Art, Jersey City, NJ
The Alchemist, curated by Faye Ran, Metropolitan College of NY
The Lionheart Gallery, NY
Armory Art Center, West Palm beach, FL
Poltrona Frau Showroom, NY
Brenart Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Ludwig Trossaert Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Berkeley College Art Gallery, NY
Les Demoiselles de New York curated by Stacy Engman, NY
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, West Palm Beach, FL
Alliance Francaise, Miami, FL
Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL.
Community : Identity, exhibition and 3 Month residency at the Lighthouse Center for the Arts, Jupiter, FL
ArtSenat, Orangerie of the French Senate, Paris, France
Espace Saint-Honore, sponsored by the Rothschild group and Galerie Cazeau-La Béraudiere, Paris, France.
Art Miami in NY, pier 94 with Studio 26 Gallery, New York
Scope Art fair with Studio 26 Gallery, New York
Art Palm Beach, with Armand Bolling Fine Art, Palm Beach, Fl
Group show with “Crash” Matos and Bruce Helander, Paul Fisher Projects, Wynwood, Fl
Group show with Studio 26 Gallery, Kentlands Mansion, Maryland
Satellite Art Fair with Studio 26 Gallery, Miami
Concept Art fair with Paul Fisher Gallery, Miami
New York Antique and Jewelry show with Paul Fisher Gallery, New York
Baltimore Antiques Summer Show with Paul Fisher Gallery, Maryland
Alexandre Gertsman Contemporary, NYC
Affordable Art Fair with TAG Fine Arts, NYC
Vohn Gallery, NY 2014
Art Wynwood with Art Amalgamated, Miami, FL
Art Palm beach with Art Amalgamated, FL
25 Central Park West Gallery, New York
House of the Living, Jewish Museum of Belgium, Brussels
Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Pool Art Fair, NY
Away From the Horde, Miami Dade Public Library ,Miami, FL
LA Art Fair with Rosenberg Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
From Veronese to Matisse, Musee de Pontoise, France
Residency and exhibition at the Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum in Zhujiajiao , Shanghai, China in collaboration with A2zart Gallery
Auction House Pierre Berge & Associates, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Xavier Nicolas, Paris, France
Looks Good on Paper, DFN Gallery, New York, NY.
Surfari, Lighthouse Center for the Arts Museum, Jupiter, FL
Recent acquisitions curated by Edward Van Voolen, Joods Historisch Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
Palm beach 3 Contemporary Art Fair, West Palm Beach, FL
SoHo Mews curated by Tom Filicia, New York, NY
The Body, curated by Tzili Charney, 14th Street Y, New York, NY.
Die Verborgene Spur- Jewish Paths to Modernity, Felix Nussbaum Haus (featuring works by Lucian Freud, Soutine, Modigliani, Rothko...), Osnabruck, Germany
Humanisme et Expressionisme, curated by Christophe Duvivier, Musée de Pontoise (featuring works by Pissarro, Kossoff, Philip Pearstein, etc...), Paris, France
Auction House Artcurial, Paris, France 2006 Amsterdam Biblical Museum, curated by Paul Dahan, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Salon Comparaison, Grand-Palais, Paris, France
One Object: 2 Cultures curated by Paul Dahan, Jewish Museum, Brussels, Belgium
Affordable Art Fair, London, United Kingdom 2005 Salon d’Automne, Paris, France
Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY
Affordable Art Fair, Bristol, United Kingdom.
2009 Green Card granted for Extraordinary Ability in the Field of Arts
KiptonArt Rising Winner, Juried competition, New York, NY.
Life attribution by the City of Paris, of a landmark artist’s studio, Paris, France
Jan Cockx Prize, awarded by Flor Bex, Director of MUHKA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium.
National Newspaper “Le Soir” Drawing Award, Brussels, Belgium.
Come on Girls at Studio 26 Gallery, review by Manuel Rodriguez, NY Arts, April
Strosbergmandel review by John Fry, D/railed contemporary art magazine, December
StrosbergMandel review on Beautifulbizarre.com, Australia, December
Vogue magazine, March
The Villager, May 29
An artist’s life, interview by Scott Simmons, Florida weekly, March 20 2014
Art Wynwood, review by Irene Sperber, February 6 2014
Art Palm Beach, review by Jan Engoren, The Palm Beach Arts Paper, January 23 2013
Serge Strosberg Alchemist of Past and Present by Faye Ran, Cover story of SoHo Life Magazine, October. 2013
Painting “Greed” featured in the NY Times, May 14. 2013
Seven Paris Sins at The Lionheart Gallery, Bedford Magazine p.61 (May – June). 2013
Religion and Idolatry in Serge Strosberg’s “Agalmatophilia”, GALO (Global Art Laid Out) magazine by Greg Lacurci, April 11. 2013
Serge Strosberg’s AGALMATOPHILIA opening, TWELV magazine, March 28. 2013
Serge Strosberg at The MAve Hotel, TWELV magazine (ART/CULTURE), March 25. 2013
Artist Serge Strosberg's Agalmatophilia Installed at NY's Mave Hotel, Examiner.com by Antonio Saillant, March 25. 2012
Top Drawer Contemporary Art at The Lionheart Gallery, Venu magazine by Nancy Helle, November. 2012
Pool Art Fair 2012 – Artists show their own work by Jack A. Atkinson, ArtsnFood.com, March 13. 2012
Pool Art Fair invites Patrons at the Flat Iron Hotel to wander from room to room by Editor, ArtsObserver.com, March 10. 2012
C'est le moment de decouvrir Serge Strosberg by Gilles Bechet, Victoire magazine, Le Soir.Be, February 4. 2011
The Expressionist of Fashion by Bart Deweber, Radio FG.Be, December 8. 2011
My Artist Statement : Expressionist of Fashion by Jim Luce, DailyKos.com, September 20. 2011
Deconstructing Couture on a Canvas by Jeremy Wolf, Handlebar magazine.com, September 16. 2011
The Artist Project : New Art for New Perspectives by Philip F. Clark, The Artpoint.com, February 16. 2011
Art imitates Life by Mary C. Johnson, The Audra Catalog.com, February 22. 2010 2011
Read Between the Fiber Lines by Sabrina Chapman, Haute Living Magazine.com, February 4. 2011
Zendai Art Museum Show in Zhu Jia Jio, Artnews China, May.
Serge Strosberg : NYC Amazons by Karen Biehl, Examiner.com, May 21. 2011
Cabinet de Curiosites, including Serge Strosberg at Galerie Xavier Nicolas by Natalie Fasano, The Curated Object, thecuratedobject.com, July. 2009
High Art, High Society review of Palm Beach 3 Art Fair, by Jan Engoren, Miami Artzine, January. 2009
Of Men and Flowers, review of solo exhibition at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens by Jan Engoren, Art of the Times, February. 2009
Inner Most Presence, by Jan Engoren, Palm Beach Illustrated, March. 2009
Palm Beach Daily News Shiny Sheet, April. 2009
Artsbuzz : Sculpture Gardens Feature Strosberg’s Paintings by Jan Engoren, Palm Beach Arts Paper, April 26. 2009
Serge Strosberg’s Les Demoiselles de New York, by Katarina Zarrella, DossierJournal, May 14. 2009
Serge Strosberg’s Synthetic Genealogy by Alex Sudalnik, Kiptonart.com, July 29. 2008
Sins in the City by Jan Engoren, The Weekly Newspaper of Chelsea, Vol. 2, No. 24, March 14–20. 2008
Art Date New York by Christy Dusablon, Artandliving.com, March 27.
Sins in the City by Jan Engoren, Downtown Express:The Newspaper of Downtown Manhattan, Vol. 20, No. 46, March 28-April 3. 2008
The New York Post Page 6, Richard Johnson, April 6. 2008
Art Juif : Expressionisme et Neo-humanisme,by Charlotte Waligora, Azart Magazine International, May-June. 2008
Expressionisme et Humanisme, by Brigitte Des Isles, Arts Actualite Magazine 84, May- June. 2008
Serge Strosberg: the Dorian Gray Syndrome, Christopher Koulouris, scallywagandvagabond.com, November 9. 2008
Next-Gen’s givers, Suzanne Mc Gee, Barron’s Magazine, December 1. 2008
The Art of Partying at Art Basel/Miami by Celia Chen, The Huffington Post, huffingtonpost.com, December 11. 2008
World opening in Germany: The Hidden Trace: Jewish Paths to Modernity: a review of an international venue at The Felix Nussbaum Museum by Serge Strosberg, scallywagandvagabondmagazine.com, December 19. 2007
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by Jan Engoren, Art of the Times, January.
Jupiter Courier, January 3. 2007
Mother to Lecture Sunday at Site of Son's Art Exhibition by David Rogers, Palm Beach Daily News, January 6. 2007
Serge Strosberg, by Veronica Zaragovia, Miami Sun Sentinel: insert “Shalom Today”, January 17. 2006
Jewish Background is Part of Artist’s Work, by Jan Engoren, The Jewish Journal for Miami- Dade County, October 2. 2001
Bibliotheek Toont Winnaars, Karl Clockaerts, Het Nieuwsblad, October 8.
2014 Featured in NPR interview of Paul Fisher, by Tom Hudson, December 8. 2014 Featured on WPTV-TV, Channel 5 West Palm Beach, November 13.
2014 Interview on Peters living room, by Peter Wein, WEI network, January 20
2013 Interview on Chinese channel NTD TV, March 27.
2012 L'Expressioniste de la Mode, 50 Degres Nord by Gilles Cominotto et Philippe Courterie, Arte television and RTBF 1 television, January 19.
2011 L'Expressioniste de la Mode, Radio J, by Laurent Poznantek, January 13
2011 NYC Amazons television interview with designer Richie Rich and singer Official Hank, by Cognac Wellerlane, Cognac’s Corner Magazine, May 26.
2009 Qui veut la peau des modeles? hosted by Frederic Taddei, reality TV show for French Public Television, France 3, Ce Soir ou jamais, December 4.
2008 Serge Strosberg’s Pictures: I Bow Down to Your Talent by Suzanne Africa Engo, Think MTV, March 28.
2006 Life of Fang Yang as a Model for Serge Strosberg, reality TV show by Chinese national channel, CCTV4 , May.
2006 Solo show at ArtSenat: interview on TFJ, France, June.
2006 Documentary for Radio J, France.
2005 Serge Strosberg interview with Elizabeth Tchoungui, for FR5, French National Television Channel, UBIK (entertainment primetime show) produced by Francoise Castro, January 20. 2005 Serge Strosberg, rerun for TV5 French International Channel.
2005 Life of Juliana Vieira Marques as Serge Strosberg’s Muse and Wife”, interview with Vera Grinberg for reality TV show for Brazilian channel, ok tv (produced by Globo Group).
2004 Radio Interview on Europe 1, France.
1996-2005 Painting and drawing , C3B, Paris, France
Shanghai Himalayas Art Museum, China
Felix Nussbaum Haus, Osnabrück, Germany
Jewish Museum of Belgium, Brussels
Museum of Art Judéo-Marocain, Brussels, Belgium
Museum of Pontoise, Paris, France
Southern district court of Florida
Mercersburg Academy (Pennsylvania)
Selected Private Collections:
Director of Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Palm Beach, Florida
Chair of culture department for UNESCO, Paris, France
The family of Jaqueline Du Pre, Reading, U.K.
Jean-Francois Cazeau, Paris, France Director of Pissaro Museum, Pontoise,
France Director of BNP Paribas investments, Paris,
France Executive chef Marcus Samuelsson,
NY Robert Leacock, Hamptons, NY