About Me
STEVEN GRABER

  ”I try to convey an inner peace and harmony by creating a world made of light and mood - one that is timeless and deeply personal; where imagination is free and boundless; where the sanctity of the individual soul is cherished and preserved, untouched by outside judgment or desecrated by society's labels.”

Biography


1950   Born in Newton, Kansas                                                                                               

1972   BA in History, University of Redlands, California

1970   Sabbatical, Salzburg, Austria


SELECTED SHOWS:


Solo Exhibitions:

2006

Wichita Art Museum, Regions of Illusion: The Drawings of Steven Graber,  Wichita, KS

Bryant Galleries, New Orleans  


2003

David Findlay Jr. Fine Art Gallery, Recent Work, New York


2002

David Findlay Jr. Fine Art Gallery, Latitude of Dreams, New York

Bryant Galleries, New Works, New Orleans

Hackett-Freedman Gallery, Recent Works, San Francisco


1999

Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH


1998

Bryant Galleries, Recent Works, New Orleans, LA

Leapingotis Fine Art Gallery, Vail, CO


1997

Bryant Galleries, New Orleans, LA


1996

Leapingotis Fine Art Gallery, Vail, CO

Horwitch Newman Gallery, Recent Landscapes, Scottsdale, AZ


1995

Leapingotis Fine Art Gallery, Vail CO

Horwitch Newman Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Capricorn Gallery, Bethesda, MD


1994

Bryant Galleries, Jackson, MS



Two Person Exhibitions


2007

Klaudia Marr Gallery, New Drawings, Santa Fe


2004

Klaudia Marr Gallery, Sanctity and Desire, Santa Fe


2000

Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Works on Mylar, San Francisco

Blue Heron Gallery, Wellfleet, MA


1999

MB Modern, Recent Works, New York, NY

Blue Heron Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

1998

MB Modern, Recent Works, New York, NY


1997

South Bend Regional Museum of Art, Compelling Realism, South Bend, IN


1996

Horwitch Newman Gallery, Recent Landscapes, Scottsdale, AZ

1995

Horwitch Newman Gallery, Recent Works, Scottsdale, AZ


Group Exhibitions:


2010

Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Richly Pigmented, Manhattan, KS


2007

Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Kansas Masters Invitational, Manhattan, KS

William Baczek Fine Arts, 2007 Landscape Exhibition, Northampton, MA

Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Beyond Mimesis, Manhattan, KS

Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Realism Exhibition, Manhattan, KS


2006

Klaudia Marr Gallery, Tapestries, Santa Fe

Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Figurative Exhibition, Manhattan, KS

William Baczek Fine Arts, 2006 Landscape Exhibition, Northampton, MA


2005

Lawrence Arts Center, Figures: Paintings and Drawings, Lawrence, KS

Bryant Galleries, New Orleans - Jazz Fest 2005 Group Show

William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA - Annual Landscape Exhibition

American Landscapes Exhibit 2005, Annapolis, MD - Group Show

Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe - 12th Annual Realism Exhibition - Group Show


2004

Klaudia Marr Gallery, 11th Annual Realism Invitational, Santa Fe


2003

Wm. Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA


2002

Great River Arts Institute, "The American River", Walpole, New Hampshire


2000

Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Second Annual Realism Invitational, San Francisco, CA


1999

Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Small Works Show, San Francisco MB Modern, Central Park, NY

Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Realism Meets Abstraction, San Francisco, CA

MB Modern, Figure In/Figure Out, New York, NY

Hemphill Fine Arts, Our Good Earth - The landscape at the End of the Century, Washington, DC

MD Modern, The Figure, Houston, TX

South Bend Regional Museum of Art, New Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection, South Bend, IN

Arnot Art Museum, Re-presenting Representation IV, Elmira, NY

National Western, Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale, Denver, CO


1998

MD Modern, Small Works Exhibition, Houston, TX

Sydne Bernard Fine Arts, A View from Within: Still Lifes and Interiors, Los Angeles, CA

Butler Institute of American Art, Midyear Exhibition, Youngstown, OH


1997

Jerry Solomon Gallery, First LA Exhibition of MB Modern, Los Angeles, CA

Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne Collects, Fort Wayne, IN

MB Modern, Paperworks, New York, NY


1996

Jerry Solomon Gallery, An L. A. Premiere, Los Angeles, CA


1995

Horwitch Newman Gallery, Points of View, Scottsdale, AZ

South Bend/Notre Dame Art Exhibit, Getting Real: Realism in America,  South Bend, IN


1994

Riverside Art Museum, Landscape Exhibit, Riverside, CA

Louis Newman Galleries, Contemporary Perspectives II, Beverly Hills, CA


Magazines and Catalogs


American Artist Drawing Magazine, Winter 2007,  "Water: An Elemental Subject"

New American Paintings, November 2001, Juried Exhibition in Print - Number 36

Southwest Art Magazine, March 2001, "Mysteries and Possibilities", Gussie Fauntleroy

International Artist Magazine, Fall Issue 2000

Second Annual Realism Invitational, February 2000, Jenkins Johnson Gallery

re-presenting REPRESENTATION IV, October 1999, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

Who's Who in American Art, August 1999

American Artist Magazine, January 1999

Art-Talk, February 1998

Southwest Art Magazine, February 1998, “Best of the West, Black and White Drama”, Kristin Bucher

Colorado Expression, Winter 1996, New West Publishing, Inc

Getting Real: 20th Century American Realism from the Philip Desind Collection, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, 1994

Mobile Bay Monthly, September 1989, “Steve Graber: A Local Artist with National Exposure”, Adrian C. Hoff


Museum & Corporate Collections


Wichita Art Museum - Wichita, KS

The Columbus Museum - Columbus, Georgia

Cleveland Museum of Art - Cleveland, OH

Arkansas Arts Center Foundation - Little Rock, AR

Arnot Art Museum - Elmira, NY

Arkansas Art Center Little Rock, AR

Reading Public Museum - West Reading, PA

Butler Institute of American Art - Youngstown, OH

South Bend Regional Art Museum - South Bend, IN

Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College - Grinnell, IA

Disney World Productions - Orlando, FL

State of Alabama - Montgomery, AL

Fine Arts Museum of the South - Mobile, AL

Union League Club of Chicago - Chicago, IL

County of Palm Beach - West Palm Beach, FL

Tuscaloosa Arts Council - Tuscaloosa, AL

Eager Enterprises, Inc. - Chicago, IL

Emprise Bank - Wichita, KS

Spencer Museum of Art - Lawrence, KS

 



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