Steven Assael was born in New York, 1957. He studied at the Pratt Institute, Brooklyn from 1975-79. In 1977, under the Pratt Scholarship he went onto Independent Study in Europe. He has teaching experience in various schools in New York since 1985: School of Visual Arts, Pratt Institute, Academy Graduate School.
Solo Exhibitions:

• 2013 Steven Assael: New Drawings, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2011 Steven Assael: Drawings and Paintings, Hite Art Institute, Cressman Center for Visual Art, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

• 2011 Uncovered, New York Academy of Art at Eden Rock Gallery, St. Barthelemy, French West Indies ACOPAL at the National Arts Club, New York, NY

• 2010 Steven Assael: Illusions of Reality, Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL

• 2010 Collector's Show & Sale, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

• 2009 Steven Assael: Paintings & Drawings, Carol Gallery Craven, Vineyard Haven, MA

• 2009 Steven Assael: New Paintings & Drawings, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2008 The Old Hat Club, High School of Art and Design, New York, NY

• 2008 Steven Assael: Drawings Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2007 Steven Assael: Drawings, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

• 2007 Steven Assael, Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL

• 2005 Steven Assael: New Paintings & Drawings, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

• 2004 Steven Assael: Drawings & Paintings, Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

• 2004 Steven Assael: 20th Century Figurative Master, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA

• 2002 Steven Assael: Paintings, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2001 Steven Assael: Drawings from 1996-2001, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2001 Steven Assael, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL

• 2000 Steven Assael: Drawings, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL

• 2000 Steven Assael Paintings and Drawings, North Carolina State University at Chapel Hill, NC

• 1999 Steven Assael: A Decade of Painting and Drawing, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA (catalogue)

• 1998-89 New Paintings and Drawings by Steven Assael, Forum Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

• 1997 New Drawings, More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

• 1996 New Paintings and Drawings, Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY (catalogue)

• 1995 Paintings and Drawings, Payne Gallery of Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

• 1994 Paintings and Drawings, Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY

• 1991 Steven Assael: Recent Paintings and Works on Paper, Gray Art Center, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

• 1990 Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C.

• 1989 Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY

• 1987 Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY

• 1980 National Arts Club, Gregg Gallery, New York, NY



Group Exhibitions:

• 2013 Diverse Visions of Reality, Diego Salazar Gallery, New York

• 2013 Singular Vision, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2012 Resolve, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

• 2012 Five Decades: Art and Artists of Forum Gallery 1962-2012, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2012 Perception of Self, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2011 Expressing the Figure: Drawings from Life, Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY

• 2011 Dark Water, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Vantage Point, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2010 Collector's Show & Sale, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR Re-Presenting the Nude, EVOKE Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

• 2009 Summer Selections, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2008 The Figure Revealed: Contemporary American Figurative Paintings and Drawings, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI Drawings, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

• 2007-08 Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL

• 2007 Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR. Object Project, Evansville Museum, Evansville, IN

• 2007 Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC

• 2007 Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

• 2007 Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN

• 2007 Museum of Outdoor Art, Englewood, CO

• 2007 The Fine Art of Drawing: Modern & Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New York Fall

• 2007 Group Exhibition, eDavid Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

• 2007 Body and Soul: Exploration to Expression, Osilas Gallery, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY

• 2007 FACE: Scavenging Identity, Zone Chelsea Center for the Arts, New York, NY

• 2007 The Storm, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2007 Figure It! The Human Factor in Contemporary Art, The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, Charleston, WV

• 2006-7 New Old Masters/ Nowi Dawni Mistrzowie, National Museum, Gdansk, Poland

• 2006 Creative Imaginings: The Howard A. and Judith Tullman Collection, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL Luster of Silver: Contemporary Metalpoint Drawings, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA Salon

• 2006 Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

• 2006 The Art of Representation: Figures, Alva deMars Megan Chapel Art Center, Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

• 2005 Collector's Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR Figurative Impulse, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

• 2005 New Old Masters, Naples Art Museum, Naples, FL

• 2005 Then as Now, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA

• 2005 Enduring Roles and Realism: Building on the Murray Collection, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA

• 2004 Commissioned/Non-Commissioned, Chung-Cheng Gallery, St. John's University, Queens, NY

• 2004 Drawings VII, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

• 2004 Masters and Mavericks, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

• 2004 Invitational Exhibition, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA

• 2003 MFA Faculty Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

• 2003 Collector's Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR

• 2003 Realism Now, Boise State University, Boise, ID Facing Reality: The Seavest Collection of Contemporary Realism, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

• 2003 Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2003 Magic Realism: A New Generation, Sangre de Christo Arts Center, Pueblo, CO

• 2003 Transforming the Commonplace: Masters of Contemporary Realism, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA

• 2003 Grand Opening Exhibition, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

• 2003 Modern and Contemporary Portraits, Curated by Townsend Wolfe, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2002 Representations: The Art of Drawing, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

• 2002 A Decade of American Contemporary Figurative Drawing, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

• 2002 Carol Craven Gallery, West Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard, MA

• 2001-02 Magic Vision, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

• 2001 About Face, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR Identities: Contemporary Portraiture, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ

• 2001 Tulsa Collects, Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa, OK

• 2001 National Drawing Invitational, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

• 2000 Re-presenting Representation, Corning Gallery at Steuben, New York, NY

• 2000 Drawings by 20th Century and Contemporary Masters, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 2000 Drawing V, Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

• 1999 New Realism for a New Millennium, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, NY

• 1999 Fine Art Faculty Exhibition, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

• 1999 Indomitable Spirits: The Figure at the End of the Century, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA

• 1998 Collector's Show, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK

• 1998 It's Still Life, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

• 1998 Realism Knows No Bounds, Van de Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

• 1998 73rd Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

• 1998 The Figurative Impulse, Miami Dade Community College, Kendall Campus Art Gallery, Miami, FL

• 1997 Drawn From the Faculty, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

• 1997 Dramatic Realism: The New Baroque, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA

• 1996 American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, American Academy, New York, NY

• 1996 New York State Biennial, New York State Museum, Albany, NY

• 1996 Reality Bytes, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art & Design Kansas City, MO (catalogue)

• 1996 Invitational Figurative Group Exhibition, More Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

• 1996 Holiday Exhibition, Laura Craig Galleries, Scranton, PA

• 1995 SPECTRUM, Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN

• 1995 Collector's Show, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK

• 1995 Summer Group Exhibition, Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY

• 1995 Live/Work, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

• 1995 Summer Exhibition, Park Avenue Atrium, New York, NY

• 1995 Realism '95, Vision and Poetry, Fletcher Gallery, Santa Fe,

• 1995 NM Collecting with Richard Brown Baker, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

• 1994 Realism(s), The Murray Collection, Scranton, PA

• 1994 Getting Romantic Again, Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY

• 1994 Summer Gallery Group Exhibition, Tatistcheff & Co., Inc., New York, NY

• 1994 169th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

• 1994 Drawings: Steven Assael/Adam Schnitzer, Tatistcheff/Rogers, Santa Monica, CA

• 1994 Collection of Remak Ramsay, The Century Association, New York, NY

• 1993 Re-Representing Representation, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

• 1993 Summer Group Exhibition, Lewin Gallery, New York, NY

• 1993 Inside Washington's Galleries, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.

• 1993 Collectors Show, Drawing Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, AK

• 1993 Contemporary Realism, Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY

• 1993 Heroism: Contemporary Images, Peconic Gallery, Suffolk Community College, Riverhead, NY

• 1993 Art of Drawing, Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY

• 1993 Silverpoint Etcetera: Contemporary American Metalpoint Drawings, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK

• 1992 Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME

• 1991 Three Directions, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

• 1991 Expressive Visions and Exquisite Images: Two Aspects of Art of the Richard Brown Baker Collection, Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, MI

• 1991 New Horizons in American Realism, Flint Institute of Art, MI

• 1991 Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL

• 1991 Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

• 1990 Art of Fantasy, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

• 1990 Art of Drawing, Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY

• 1990 Love and Charity: The Tradition of Caritas in Contemporary Painting, Sherry French Gallery, New York, NY

• 1990 Traveling to: Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts, Roanoke, VA; Dowd Fine Arts Gallery, SUNY at Cortland, NY

• 1990 The Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

• 1990 Roland Gibson Gallery, SUNY at Potsdam, NY

• 1990 Fendrick at Foster, University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire Artspace, Raleigh, NC

• 1990 Gender: Out of the Garden, Barbara Fendrick Gallery, New York, NY

• 1990 Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C. Revelation and Devotion, Sherry French Gallery, NY

• 1990 Traveling to: Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

• 1990 Art Gallery at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN; Valparaiso University Museum of Art, Valparaiso, IN

• 1990 Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY Gallery Painters, Staempfli Gallery, New York, NY

• 1990 National Academy of Design, New York, NY

• 1989 Memory and Artifact: Romanticism Revisited, Barbara Fendrick Gallery, NY

• 1989 Fendrick Gallery, Washington, D.C.

• 1983 New Realism, Mullaly Matisse Gallery, New York, NY

• 1981 Emerging Young Artists, Nardian Gallery, New York, NY

• 1980 Young Realists, Harbor Gallery, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

• 1978-9 Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY



Selected Public and Private Collections:

The Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR The Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY The Art Institute of Chicago Mr. Richard Brown Baker Mr. John Bolton Mr. and Mrs. Jacques Busquet Celestial Seasonings Corporation, Boulder, CO Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH Mr. and Mrs. Richard Danziger Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA The Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN Jalane and Richard Davidson The Juliet Museum of Art, Avampato Discovery Museum for the Arts & Sciences K & B Corporation, New Orleans, LA Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, Kansas City, MO Kumada Corporation, Kobe, Japan Mr. Steve Martin Dr. Thomas A. Mathews Mr. and Mrs. Philip Messinger Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY The Murray Collection Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Segal Mr. and Mrs. Toshio Takashima Mr. and Mrs. James Thompson The Howard A. and Judith Tullman Collection Walt Disney Corporation, Burbank, CA

• 1980 Elizabeth T. Greenshields Grant, Montreal, Ontario

• 1990 Elizabeth T. Greenshields Grant, Montreal, Ontario

• 1977 Charles Romans Award, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

• 1975 Pratt Institute Full Scholarship, Brooklyn, NY