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Arn Strasser is an artist, poet and writer. He was born in Zurich, Switzerland and raised in Great Neck, New York. He graduated with a Masters in Architecture from the University of Oregon.  As an artist, he has had numerous one-person shows. Arrival, a 60" x 60" painting on wood panel is in the permanent collection of the Gibbs Museum of Art in Charleston, South Carolina. He published five books of poetry, a book of cartoon-like drawing, CREATURES I HAVE KNOWN, a book of imaginary flowers and DRAWINGS: ARCHITECTURAL GESTURES.  He currently lives in Queretaro, Mexico and Mill Valley, USA. 

EDUCATION

 

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

BA POLITICAL SCIENCE

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

MA MASTERS IN HISTORY

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

M. ARCH  MASTERS OF ARCHITECTURE

PUBLICATIONS

 

DRAWINGS: ARCHITECTURAL GESTURES

BUDDING BRANCH PRESS

PORTLAND OREGON / QUERETARO, MEXICO

2023

A LITTLE BOOK OF IMAGINARY FLOWERS

BUDDING BRANCH PRESS

PORTLAND OREGON / QUERETARO, MEXICO

2023

 

CREATURES I HAVE KNOWN

BUDDING BRANCH PRESS

PORTLAND OREGON

2022

 

REMEDIES

BUDDING BRANCH PRESS

PORTLAND OREGON

2019

TERRAIN

BUDDING BRANCH PRESS

PORTLAND OREGON

2018

INCIDENTAL LONGING

BUDDING BRANCH PRESS

PORTLAND OREGON

2017

TO THE POET LISTENING

BUDDING BRANCH PRESS

PORTLAND OREGON

2016

BEFORE DREAMING

BUDDING BRANCH PRESS

PORTLAND OREGON

2015

 

READINGS

 

POETRY, CREATURES AND BOOK SIGNING  

TABORSPACE, PORTLAND, OREGON.

SUMMER 2023

 

CREATURES I HAVE KNOWN

FIUME 23, QUERETARO,MX.

FALL 2023

 

 

Remedies

BROADWAY BOOKS

FALL 2019

Terrain

BROADWAY BOOKS

FALL 2018

Incidental Longing

BROADWAY BOOKS

FALL 2017

​To The Poet Listening

BROADWAY BOOKS

FALL 2016

Before Dreaming

BROADWAY BOOKS

FALL 2015

ART EXHIBITIONS & COLLECTIONS

 

MUSEUMS

 

ARRIVAL


ACRYLIC / GRAPHITE ON WOOD 60” X 60” (2000)


Permanent collection THE GIBBES MUSEUM OF ART
, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

 

ONE PERSON SHOWS

 

THE ORIGIN OF WONDER / EL ORIGEN DE LA MARAVILLA, GALERIA EL CUADRO ARTE,

QUERETARO, MEXICO

2023

 

PAPER | WOOD

GALLERY 901, OPSIS ARCHITECTURE, PORTLAND OREGON

2016

 

TECTONICS

BC GALLERY, PORTLAND OREGON

2014

 

FIELD WORK

MURDOCH COLLECTIONS, PORTLAND OREGON

2010

 

CHARLESTON SERIES

BLUE BICYCLE, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA

2008

 

27 X 30: NEW WORK

920 GALLERY, PORTLAND, OREGON

2007

 

RESIDENCE ON EARTH

920 GALLERY, PORTLAND, OREGON

2006

 

PAPER PIECES

DWELLING, CHARLESTON, SC

2004

 

NEW WORK

DWELLING, CHARLESTON, SC

2003

 

NEW WORK

TIPPY STERN GALLERY, CHARLESTON, SC

2002

 

NEW WORK

TIPPY STERN GALLERY, CHARLESTON, SC

2001

 

BEING HERE: NEW WORK

CHAPEL STREET STUDIO, CHARESTON, SC

2000

 

CROSSINGS

AIA GALLERY, PORTLAND, OREGON

1999

 

SPATIAL GESTURES

AIA GALLERY, PORTLAND, OREGON

1998

 

PAIINTINGS ON PAPER

FOUR SQUARE GALLERY

1997

 

COLLABORATION

 

IMAGES

COMPOSER TREVOR WESTON

WITH IMAGES OF PAINTINGS BY ARN STRASSER

CONCERT, CHARLESTON, SC

2003

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