Leona Strassberg Steiner​

leona@leonastrassbergsteiner.com

201-240-2190

 

Curated Shows:

2014                Paths That Cross, 313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ.

2015                PoliticoPopUp, New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans, LA. 

2016                PoliticoPopUp2, New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans, LA.

2018                Wetlands Art Tour 2018, New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans, LA.

2018                PoliticoPopUp3, Artspace3116, New Orleans, LA.

2019                New Surroundings, 912 Julia, New Orleans, LA.

2019                Duet No. 1, featuring Veronica Cross and Tan Khanh Cao, 912 Julia, New Orleans, LA.

2019                Duet No. 2, featuring Gamil Nassar, 912 Julia, New Orleans, LA.

2019                Duet No. 3, featuring Moira Crone and Leona Strassberg Steiner

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2014                From There To Here, “To Sleep in a Room and Dream”, The Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ, curated by Anne Trauben

2014                Just Looking, The Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ, curated by Jim Pustorino

2014                Migration Stories, NJCU Visual Arts Gallery, New Jersey City University Jersey City, NJ

2013                To Sleep in a Room and Dream, NJCU Visual Arts Gallery, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

 

Group Exhibitions:

2019                Louisiana Contemporary, The Ogden Museum, New Orleans, LA. Curated by David Breslin

2018                Full Circle, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, LA, Curated by Rontherin Ratliff

2018                NJCU Alumni Exhibition, NJCU Visual Arts Gallery, Jersey City, NJ, Curated by Midori Yoshimoto 

2018                “ART SPEAKS! Lend Your Voice”, Arena 1 Gallery in Santa Monica, Curated by Jill Muniz 

2018                Women Seen by Women, Julia Cameron Women Photographers runner up award, https://www.thegalaawards.com/women-seen-by-women-1/

2018                Fedoracle, Crescent City BrewHouse, New Orleans, LA, Curated by Michael Fedor

2017                Perspectives, The Tigermen Den, New Orleans, LA,  PHOTONOLA and Catalyst Collective New Orleans

2017                MAAFA - Roho ya Babu, Ashe Powerhouse, New Orleans, LA, Curated by Gason Ayisyin 

2017                Far From the Frontline, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, Curated by Dorit Jordan Dotan

2017                IMPEACH, an online exhibit, Curated by Patricia Dahlman, https://sites.google.com/view/impeach

2017                UpStream, Sanctuary Cultural Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, Catalyst Collective New Orleans

2017                DownStream, Sanctuary Cultural Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, Catalyst Collective New Orleans

2016                Second Saturday, New Work, Playhouse NOLA, New Orleans, LA, Catalyst Collective New Orleans pop-up one night show

2016                Black Lives Matter, Playhouse NOLA, New Orleans, LA, Catalyst Collective New Orleans pop-up one night show

2016                PoliticoPopUp2, New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans, LA, Curated by  Catalyst Collective New Orleans

2016                Out of the Blue: Explorations in Cyanotype, Photosynthesis, Manchester, CN, Juror: Jesseca Ferguson

2016                Louisiana Photography Biennial, New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans,  LA, Curated by Don Marshall

2016                Femme, New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans, LA, Curated by Don Marshall

2015                PoliticoPopUp, New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans, LA, Curated by  Leona Strassberg Steiner

2015                Bywater Biennial, New Orleans Art Center, New Orleans, LA, Curated by Don Marshall

2015                Catalyst, New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA, Curated by Alan  F. Rothschild Jr., Director of The Do Good Foundation

2015                REVERB: Past, Present, and Future, The Contemporary Arts Center, New  Orleans, LA, Curated by Isolde Brielmaier

2015                Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ, Annual Fundraiser

2015                FilmIdio, Index Art Center, Newark NJ, Curated by Lowell Craig

2015                Fertile Ground, The Art Council, New Orleans, LA

2015                Femme Fest, The Women’s Caucus of Art of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA

2015                Strong Women 6, Newark Jewish Museum, Newark NJ, Curated by Armisey Smith

2014                There to Here, Paul Robeson Gallery, Newark, NJ, Curated by Anonda Bell

2014                Limited Edition, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ, Curated by Lisa Conrad and  Lowell Craig

2014                Under Construction, Soho20 Gallery, Chelsea, NY, Curated by Sharon Matt Atkins

2014                Paths That Cross, 313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ. Curated by Leona Strassberg Steiner

2014                BORDERLAND - The entropy of identities, international video art screening in Almeria (Spain), atMECA Mediterráneo Centro Artístico,                           International ArtExpo

2014                Muslima: Muslim Women’s Art and Voices, International Museum of  Women, http://muslima.imow.org/content/sleep-room-and-dream0

2013                And That Is Why I Hate Love Letters, _gaia, City Hall Jersey City, Curated  by Doris Cacoilo and Lillian Ribeiro

2013                Pro Arts Photography Salon, ProArts Artist Tour, CityLife, Jersey City, NJ,  Curated by Aileen Bassis

2013                Presence, ProArts Member Show, Tenmarc Building, Jersey City, NJ. Curated by Denise Carvalho

2013                Emergence, Retrospective BFA Show, Visual Arts Gallery, NJCU, Jersey City, NJ.  Curated by Deborah Jack

2013                10, Chicago Photography Center, Chicago, IL, Curated by Gregory Jones

2013                Women In Charge, Soho20 Gallery, New York City, NY

2013                A Time in Arcadia, Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ, Curated by Raymond E. Mingst and Arthur Bruso (catalogue)

2012                A Path Home, SPE Regional Conference, NJCU Visual Arts Building,  Jersey City, NJ, Curated by Deborah Jack

2012                Constructed Ambiguity, Center Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ  Curated by Gary Garrido Schneider, (catalogue)

2012                Urban Legends, Center Without Walls Gallery, Seton Hall, Newark, NJ, Curated by Mollie Thonneson

2012                BackLash - On Women’s Basic Rights and Freedom, Soho20 Gallery, New York City, NY

2012                Voyeurism & Intimacy, SPE Member Show, RayKo Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Curated by Todd Hido

Collaborative Projects:

2013                We Are 6, JC Fridays Winter Art Tour, Jersey City, NJ, @ Alley Arts, with  Mollie Thonneson, Alan Walker, Steve Singer, Trix Rosen, Charlie                                               Steiner  and myself

2013                We Are 6, JC Fridays Summer Art Tour, Jersey City, NJ @ Alley Arts, with Mollie Thonneson, Alan Walker, Charlie Steiner, Steve Singer, Sharon                                     De La Cruz, and myself

2012                Beyond the Garden, JC Fridays Art Tour, Jersey City, NJ @ Alley Arts, with Mollie Thonneson (painter), Steven Singer (sculptor), and myself

 

Artist Talks

2011                Symposium, New Jersey City University, exemplary students speak about their respective projects, With a Little Help From my Friends,                                               Advisor,  Deborah Jack

2012                Artists speak about their work, Constructed Ambiguity, Center Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ, panel led by Gary Garrido Schneider

2013                Symposium, New Jersey City University, exemplary students speak about their respective projects, Searching for Natural Landscapes, and                          Migration Stories, Advisor, Deborah Jack

 

Web Presence:

With a Little Help From my Friends

Online exhibit http://www.socialdocumentary.net

Migration Stories

Online exhibit http://www.socialdocumentary.net

Publications:

With a Little Help From my Friends

Blurb book – http://www.blurb.com/my/book/detail/2721649

 

India: From Kolkotta to Shantinekitan

Blurb book - http://www.blurb.com/my/book/detail/3326963

 

Searching for Natural Landscapes

Blurb book - http://www.adoramapix.com/book/designer/3f27e148-f574-4252-bd62-c4fe38a5b803

Video:

 “With a Little Help from my Friends”, 17 minutes

https://vimeo.com/62759211

 

“To Sleep in a Room and Dream”, 2.52 minutes

https://vimeo.com/64387297

 

“Transitions”, 2.33 minutes

https://vimeo.com/64662249

 

“Land”, 2.34 minutes

https://vimeo.com/63847525

 

“The Apparatus of the State”, 1:11 minutes

https://vimeo.com/191592979

 

“My Burning Past”, 56 seconds

https://vimeo.com/190963439

 

 

Education:

2013    BFA Photography, New Jersey City University, Magna Cum Laude

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