Steven Poser managed John Gibson Gallery in Soho in the 70’s, was a consultant to the steven-poser headshotWhitney Museum, Programming Director of the Artists’ Television Network, and Visiting Critic in Drew University’s New York Semester on Contemporary Art. An exhibiting artist since 1991, he has shown in twelve one-person and twelve group shows, including the Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina; Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany; White Box, Chelsea; Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY, and the Steelplant Gallery, Marist College, Poughkeepsie New York. Since 2022, he has hosted annual Spring exhibtions and concerts at his studio and gallery in Salt Point, New York.  He received the 1997 Gradiva award in painting from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis, and in 1998 was Visiting Artist at the Boston University School of Fine Art. He practices psychoanalysis in New York City and maintains a studio in the Hudson Valley.


2024  Lou Linn Award for Excellence in Teaching, Faculty Psychotherapy Conference, Department of Psychiatry,                     Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York

2023  Honorary Membership, National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis

2016 Gradiva Award, National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis, Best Art Exhibition, “”Psyche,                     Symbol, and Trauma: The Art of Lilli Gettinger (1920-1999)”  Co-curator with Patricia Llosa, Center for Modern             Psychoanalytic Studies, March 21 – June 27, 2015

2015 Gradiva Award for Best Art Exhibition, NAAP,  “Id-Ego-Superego: Art from the Living Museum at                                  Creedmoor  Psychiatric Center,”  Center for Modern  Psychoanalytic Studies, New York,  March – June, 2014.

1997 Gradiva Award, NAAP,  Twelve paintings.

Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant, painting, l986-7

Helena Rubinstein Foundation Fellowship, Whitney Museum of American Art, l978-9

Canada Council for the Arts Fellowship, l970, renewed l971 and l972

Studio Teaching

Guest Faculty, Critical Perspectives summer institute, Columbia University, Teacher’s College, New York, NY July – August, 2013.

Visiting Artist, Boston University, School of Fine Arts, 1998

Visiting Artist, State University of New York, New Paltz, 1998