Steven Woodburn

Adjunct Professor

Midge Karr Fine Arts Center
Old Westbury, NY 11568

Phone: 516.686.7542


  • BA Yale University
  • MFA Indiana University

Areas of Scholarly and Artistic Interest

Stephen continues to paint landscapes in his Brooklyn studio, has recently exhibited in Massachusetts and New York City and installed a large commissioned mural in Chicago.

Career Summary

In 1991, Stephen earned his BA from Yale University Fine Arts. He earned his MFA at Indiana University.

Stephen has taught painting, drawing and design at Western Michigan University, State University of New York, College at Oswego and New York Institute of Technology. He has lectured and served as a Visiting artist at several universities and served as Art Director for the International String Workshop. He has had numerous solo exhibitions in New York City and throughout the United States and Europe and has been represented in many group exhibitions. His work has been reviewed in Art in America, Arts Magazine, Art News, Art International and Magazin Kunst and discussed in books by Battcock, Sager and Schneede.

Stephen's work is represented in numerous public, corporate and private collections.Selected Exhibitions

Selected One-Person Exhibitions

  • Two Trees Gallery, Northfield, Massachusetts, 2002
  • Dietrich Fine Arts, New York, New York,1995
  • New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, New York, 1985
  • Alex Rosenburg Gallery, New York, New York, 1983
  • Alex Rosenburg Gallery, New York, New York, 1981
  • Mary Baskett Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1980
  • Musee de Grenoble, Grenoble, France, 1979
  • Galerie A.F. Petit, Paris, France, 1979
  • O.K. Harris, New York, New York, 1975
  • Comsky Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 1974
  • O.K. Harris, New York, New York, 1973
  • Galerie de Gestlo, Hamburg, Germany, 1972
  • O.K. Harris, New York, New York, 1971

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Gallery 417, New York, New York, 2003
  • “Contemporary Romantic Landscape Painting,” Loch Haven Art Center, Orlando, Florida, 1986
  • “Newscapes,” One Penn Plaza, New York, New York, 1984
  • “Contemporary Naturalism,” Nassau County Museum of Fine Arts, Roslyn Harbor, New York, 1980
  • “Painting and Sculpture Today,” Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1978
  • Albright-Knox Members’ Gallery, Buffalo, New York, 1976
  • “Bicentennial Painting Exhibition,” Northern Indiana Art Association, Hammond, Indiana, 1976
  • Morgan Gallery, Shawnee Mission, Kansas, 1975
  • New York Institute of Technology, numerous faculty Exhibitions, Old Westbury, New York, 1974 to present
  • “Contempoary American Painting,” Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1974
  • “Pssst! Airbrush Painting,” Brockton Art Center, Brockton, Massachusetts, 1974
  • “Contemporary Landscape,” Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1974
  • “Today,” Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York, 1973
  • “New American Landscapes,” Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, 1973
  • Funke Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, 1973
  • “NewYork Avant-Garde,” Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Canada, 1973
  • “Landscape,” Museum of Modern Art Penthouse, New York, New York, 1972
  • “Amerikanischer Fotorealismus,” Traveling Exhibition, Wurttemgischer Kunstverein, 1972, Frankfurt Kunstverein, 1973, Kunst und Museumverein Wuppertal, 1973
  • “Landscape,” Far Gallery, New York, New York, 1972
  • Jerrold Morris Gallery, Toronto, Canada,1971
  • "The New Landscape,” Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1971
  • “Spray,” Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, 1971
  • O.K. Harris, New York, New York, 1970
  • O.K. Harris, New York, New York, 1969
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, 1969

Suggested publications

  • Josef Albers, The Interaction of Color, Yale University Press, 1963
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