BARBARA STRAUSSBERG  American (b. 1961)
 
EDUCATION
 
1993             Painting Certificate, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.
1983             B.A., Distinction in Art History, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
1979-80       Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
 
SELECTED SOLO
 
2020             Pathways, URBN Headquarters Naval Yard, Philadelphia, PA.
                     Barbara Straussberg, Carolyn and Howard Alber Gallery, Allen’s Lane Art Center, Philadelphia, PA.
2019             Natureworks, Freeman’s Auction, Wayne, PA.
                     New Paintings, Amis Trattoria, Devon Yards, Devon, PA.            
2015             Barbara Straussberg: Abstract Paintings, Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers, Wayne, PA.
2013             Recent Paintings, Thos. Moser Cabinetmakers, Wayne, PA.
2012             Ribbon Paintings, The Lawrence Gallery at Rosemont College, PA.
2011             New Work, Community Music School, Trappe, PA.
2010             Barbara Straussberg: New Work, Studio Montclair Gallery, NJ.
2009             Abstract Paintings, Mona Lisa Gallery, Maplewood, NJ.
2007             Cozen O’Connor Law, Philadelphia, PA.
2006             JMS Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
1997-2000    Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
1995             Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITONS
 
2020              Une Exposition d’arts Obessionels de la Fibre, Gravers Lane GalleryPhiladelphia, PA. 
                      Craft!, Da Vinci Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA.
2019              Into the Woods, Park Towne Place Museum District Residences, Philadelphia, PA.
                      New WorksThree-personStation Gallery, Greenville, DE.
2018              Contemporary Regional Craft Exhibition, The Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE.
                      The Physicality of Painting, InLiquid Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
                      The Nature of Abstraction, Henry Gallery at Penn State Great Valley, Malvern, PA.
2017              Biggs Picture Landscape Exhibition, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE.
                      Celebration of Art & Life, University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia.
2016              New PaintingsThree-person, Station Gallery, Greenville, DE.           
                      Phila./Tri-State Artists Juried Exhibition
, West Chester University Gallery, PA.
                      Fall Exhibition Invitational, JAM Contemporary Gallery, Malvern, PA.
2015              Select New Artists, Gravers Lane Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2014              35th Anniversary Show, Station Gallery, Greenville, DE.
                      Surface, Duke Gallery, Wallingford Art Center, PA.
2013              Mixed Media: Paintings, Pots, & Clay Monoprints; Three-Person, 
                      Station Gallery, Greenville, DE.
2011              Gawanghwamoon International Art Fair (GIAF), Seoul, Korea.
                      Asian: American: Homogenous, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA.
                      Considering Collage, Studio Montclair Gallery, NJ.
                      Phila./Tri State Artist Equity Juried Exhibition, Wayne Art Center, PA.
2010              Small Works, Pagus Gallery, Norristown Arts Building, PA.
2007              What’s beneath the Layers, Pierro Gallery of South Orange, NJ.
                      Juxtopositions; The Station Gallery, Greenville, DE.
2006              Summer Salon/Gallery Artists, Mona Lisa Gallery, Maplewood, NJ.
2005              New Paintings, Three-Person, Station Gallery, Greenville, DE.
                      JMS Gallery, Three-Person, Philadelphia, PA.
2004              Collectors’ Evening, The New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts, Summit.
2003              Ingredients of Alchemy, Atelier Fine Art Gallery, Frenchtown, NJ.
2001              Art Matters 2001, The Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA.
2000              Non-Objective Abstraction, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
1998              Dealer’s Choice, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
1995              Fourscore and Forthcoming, The Philadelphia Art Alliance, PA.
1992              Art at the Armory II, Philadelphia, PA.
1991              128th Annual Juried Exhibition of Small Paintings, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, PA.
 
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
2020              “ArtShow; Artist Interview”, hosted by Executive Director Craig Stover,  Allen’s Lane Art Center,              
                       Philadelphia. PA, Oct. 22. 
2019               Jacobs, Melissa, “Meet Four Female Curators Who are Reframing the Local Art Scene”, 
                       Main Line Today, (illus.), Sept. 23.
                       Ross, Eddie,  ‘Creating the Perfect Guest Room”, House Beautiful, p. 32 (illus.), December.
2015               Lieberman, Michael, Nineteen Years and Counting for Norristown’s Pagus Gallery”, theArtBlog, (illus.)
                       Philadelphia, Dec. 17.  
2011               “Asian: American: Homogenous”, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA, (exhibition catalog), (illus.).
2013               Johnson, Tara Lynn, “Colorful Worlds at the Station Gallery”, Cover Story, Ticket/Arts & Entertainment,
                       Montgomery Newspapers, pp. 10-11 (4 illus.), May 12.  
2010               Dell, Larry “Get Out: Hot Stuff” Local Maplewood, New York Times Art Blog, (illus.).              
2005               “Straussberg’s Abstract Expressionist Works at JMS Gallery”, Ticket/Arts & Entertainment, 
                       Montgomery Newspapers, pp. 7,9 (2 illus.), March 9. 
2003               “Abstract Works on View at Atelier Fine Art Gallery”, Nouveau Delaware Valley, p. 32 (illus.), October.             
2002               Strauss, R.B., “Delaware Roundup”, Art Matters Magazine, March.
2001               “Art Matters 2001”, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, (exhibition catalog) p. 39 (illus.)
1995               Reality Check, ICS Deloitte Quarterly Newsletter, p. 18 (illus.), PA.
  
AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
 
2019               Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA.             
2017               Artist Residency Merit Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.
                       Purchase Prize, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE.
2016               Founder’s Award, Cheltenham Center for the Arts Painting Show, PA.
2012               Jim Bachman Memorial Painting Award, Abington Art Center, PA.
2010               Painting Award, Phila./Tri-State Artists Equity, Montgomery County Community College, PA.
1994               Liquitex Excellence in Art Product Grant Award, Binney & Smith.
1992               Cuff/Samack Prize for Abstract Painting, Honorable Mention, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
1986               Atochem Competition Winner, Annual Beaux Arts Ball, Foundation for Architecture, Philadelphia, PA.
 
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
 
Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE.
SAP America, Newtown Square, PA.
Rosalie, Wayne Hotel, PA.
Fox Rothschild, Wilmington, DE.
Workplace Environments, Plymouth Meeting, PA.
Brandywine Realty Corporation (Lobby), Springhouse, PA.
Main Line Fertility, Bryn Mawr, PA.
Nicholson Associates, Media, PA.
Ally Bank, DE.
Private