Max Ginsburg


Max Ginsburg has exhibited extensively. He recently had a retrospective solo exhibition at The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio (Sept. 15 - Nov. 13, 2011) and at The Salmagundi Club in New York City (summer of 2011). In 2008 he had a solo exhibition at The Martin Luther King Labor Center of The Hospital Workers Union in New York City. Although he has had many solo shows in commercial galleries, in recent years he has been seeking public venues to reach a wider audience.

Ginsburg's paintings are in public collections, most notably The New Britain Museum (New Britain, CT), The Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown, OH), The Service Employees International Union (New York City)(and Washington, DC), AFL-CIO Labor College (Silver Spring, MD), The Society of Illustrators Museum (New York City) and The Art Renewal Center (Morristown, NJ).

He has won many awards, most recently the "Best in Show" in the Art Renewal Center competition of 2011.
From 1980 - 2004 he was one of Americas foremost illustrators, commissioned by the leading book publishers and national magazines.

Since 1960 he has been teaching art at The Art Students League of NY (1997-2000 & 2008-2012), The School of Visual Art, NYC (1984-2000) and The High School of Art and Design, NYC (1960-1982).

Ginsburg recently published a coffee table art book of his paintings (1956 - 2010), "Max Ginsburg - Retrospective", available online at

He has also recently completed a DVD, "The Legacy of An American Painter", which includes a three hour Painting from Life demo, an interview with Peter Trippi, his exhibition at The Butler Institute and more. To see a trailer and order visit