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Simon Abraham Dinnerstein, American artist, educator. Member of National Academy of Design, Society Fellows American Academy Rome.


Dinnerstein, Simon Abraham was born on February 16, 1943 in Brooklyn. Son of Louis and Sarah (Kobalansky) Dinnerstein.


Bachelor, City College of New York, 1965;postgraduate, Brooklyn Museum Art School, 1964-1967;postgraduate, Hochschule für Bildende, Kassel, Federal Republic Germany, 1970-1971.


Instructor in fine arts New School Social Research, Parsons School of Design, New York City, 1975—2005. Private teacher Brooklyn, since 1996. Adjustment lecturer New York City Technology College, Brooklyn, 1979—1988.

Visiting professor Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, 1986—1987. Visiting artist Calhoun School, New York, 1988—1989. Lecturer American Academy Rome, 1977—1978, United States Information Service, Barcelona and Madrid, Spain, 1979, Pennsylvania State University, 1984, Pt.

Washington Public Library., 1990, St. Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire, 1991, Nassau County Community College, 1994, National Academy of Design, 2000, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1999, University Richmond, Virginia, 2000.


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  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Staempfli Gallery, New York City, 1975, 1979, 1988, Institute International Education, 1976-1977, 1979, American Academy Rome, 1977, Pratt Institute, 1987, New School Social Research, 1981, 1993, Martin Luther King, Junior, Labor Center, New York City, 1985, St. Paul's School, Concord, 1991, New Jersey Center for Visual Art, Summit, 1994, American Counseling Association Galleries, New York, Bread and Roses Gallery, New York and St. Peter's Church, New York, 1999, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, Texarkana Regional Arts Center, Texas/Arkansas, Marsh Art Gallery, University Richmond, 2000, Arnot Art Museum, 2003. Subject of monographs: The Art of Simon Dinnerstein, 1991, Simon Dinnerstein: Paintings and Drawings, 2000. Included in anthology Drawing from Life, 1992, Drawing from Life (Clint Brown), 1997, Centennial Directory of Fellows, American Academy Rome, 1995, Hooked on Drawing: Illustrated Lessons and Exercises for Grades 4 and up, 1996, Community of Creativity, A Century of MacDowell Colony Artists, 1996, Drawing Dimensions, 1999, Ontario Review, 1998, St. Ann's Review, 2000, Rattapallax Journal, 2000, Brooklyn Jews, 2001, Great American Writers, 2001, City Secrets, Rome, 2000, City Secrets, Florence, Venice and the Towns of Italy, 2001, City Secrets, New York, 2002, Hanging Loose, 2003, 100 New York Painters, 2006.

      Represented, American Counseling Association Galleries, New York City.


Member of National Academy of Design, Society Fellows American Academy Rome.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, film, walking, travel, dreaming.


Married Renée Sudler, August 28, 1965. 1 child, Simone.

Louis Dinnerstein

Sarah (Kobalansky) Dinnerstein

Renée Sudler

Simone Dinnerstein