Earl STROH US, 1924-2005


"Landscape painting expresses a unity and the possibility of an openness of all forms to all others."


- Earl Stroh

Earl Stroh was born in 1924 in Buffalo, New York, and studied at the Art Institute of Buffalo, the Art Students League of New York, the University of New Mexico, and the Atelier Friedlander in Paris. In 1947 he moved to Taos, New Mexico, where he worked with Andrew Dasburg and Tom Benrimo. He began making lithographs in 1970 and was chosen several times as a guest artist at the University of New Mexico's Tamarind Institute. His subjects were usually panoramic landscapes. In northern New Mexico he was among the group known as the “Taos Moderns” who were exploring new ways of depicting the landscape.


Stroh’s work has been exhibited at the Library of Congress, the Oklahoma Art Center, and the Galerie Seder in Paris. He participated in one-person exhibitions at the New Mexico a museum of Art, Santa Fe; the Roswell Museum and Art Center in Roswell; the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas; and the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos, among others.