Log In

Samuel Joseph Erenberg Edit Profile


Samuel Joseph Erenberg, American artist. Grantee, National Endowment Arts, 1981, Durfee Foundation, Santa Monica, California, 2003; artist's fellow, California Arts Council, 1994, Ariot fellowship, COLA, Los Angeles, 2009-2010.


Erenberg, Samuel Joseph was born on September 26, 1943 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Arthur and Adele Irene Erenberg.


Bachelor, California State University, Northridge, 1974. Master of Fine Arts, University California, Santa Barbara, 1976.


Instructor Oxnard Community College, California, 1977—1978. Visiting instructor Ohio State University, Columbus, 1979—1980. Visiting lecturer Commonwealth Post College, Long Island University, North Hempstead, New York, 1982, State University of New York, Purchase, 1984, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1992, Utah State University, Logan, 2000.

Visiting fellow Virginia Center Arts, Sweet Briar, 2001.


  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections Museum Modern Art, New York City, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Kunst Museum, Bern, Switzerland, University California Berkeley Art Museum, Long Beach Museum Art, California, Museum Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Santa Barbara Museum Art, numerous others.


Member medical art committee University of California at Los Angeles Hospitals and Clnics, 1998. Board directors Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, 1979—1981, Waves, Music of Present Day, Santa Barbara, 1982—1985. Member of American Association Museums.


Married Elena Mary Siff, July 16, 1967. Children: Noah, Ravelle.

Arthur Erenberg

Adele Irene Erenberg

Elena Mary Siff

Noah Erenberg

Ravelle Erenberg