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Steve Savitz

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The Ghost of Want, 1997 Oil on Canvas 80" X 80" © ©1997, Steve Savitz
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Natasha, 1998 Oil on Canvas 44" X 38" © ©1998, Steve Savitz
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Maybe Tomorrow, 1997 Pillow and Assemblage on Masonite 54" X 48" © ©1997, Steve Savitz
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Orchestra, 1992 Acrylic on Wood 48" X 31" © ©1992, Steve Savitz
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Someone To Watch Over Me (Abu Graib), 2009 Artist Crayon on Paper 11 X 17 © ©2009, Steve Savitz
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LIFE, 2006 Photography, Paint & Assemblage 15" X 10" © ©2006, Steve Savitz
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Lonely Women Through Lonely Eyes, 1998 Oil on Canvas 52 X 64 X 1.5 Inches © Steve Savitz
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Lonely Women Through Lonely Eyes, 1998 Oil on Canvas 52" X 64" © Steve Savitz
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INSULATION, 1993 Oil on Canvas 54 X 72 X 1.5 Inches © Steve Savitz
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Insecticides, 2006 Black & White Film © Steve Savitz
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Philadelphia
Birth year
1965
Lives in
Broolyn
Works in
Brooklyn
Schools
School of Visual Arts New York (SVA), 2003
New York University (NYU)
Bard College
Tags
mixed-media, pop, modern, photography, abstract, figurative
Statement

Born in Philadelphia, I’ve embraced a variety of artistic disciplines including animation, filmmaking, painting, photography, screenwriting and music.

An idiosyncratic, comic-tragic narrative permeates all of my creations.

 

EDUCATION

PAINTING & PHOTOGRAPHY

  • Syracuse University – School of Visual Arts: Fine Art, 1983 – 1984
  • School of Visual Arts – Continuing Education: Painting, 1992 – 1994
  • Escola Massana – Barcelona – Painting, 1994
  • Art Students League – Painting class, 1996
  • International Center of Photography – Photography and Lighting – 2002; Photoshop and Digital Darkroom, 2004, 2006

FILM

  • New York University – Tisch School of the Arts: BFA Film, 1985-1987
  • School of Visual Arts – Directing class, 1996

SHOWS

  • BRIC gallery - Brooklyn, NY - drawing
  • Veronica Baker Gallery - NYC
  • Ben Mangel Gallery – Philadelphia: Group show - oil paintings
  • Escola Massana – Barcelona: oil paintings
  • Gen Art – The Roxy, New York City: drawings

COLLECTIONS

My paintings are in many private collections including:

  • Adam Cohen – producer and director of "Road Rules", "Simple Life".
  • Ethan Smith – TV & Film producer: “The Nine”, “W”, “Without A Trace”
  • Andy Berman – TV actor, writer & producer, “Psych”
  • Werner Herzog – Internationally acclaimed director of over 50 films: “Fitzcarraldo”
  • Karl Austen – partner of law firm, Jackoway, Tyerman, Wertheimer, Austen, Mandelbaum, Morris & Klein
  • Nancy Tenenbaum – producer:“Sex, Lies & Videotapes”, “Meet the Fockers”
  • Julie Laffin – Curator, Site Unseen – Chicago
  • Phillip Marshall – TV producer of PBS TV