Cole Sternberg works in a range of formats including painting, installation, video, and writing. Series’ of his work have focused on a variety of social issues, from current human rights activism and it’s relationship to the law, to the environment, to the media and concepts of content overload. The works tend to be subtle or subversive in nature, driven by elegant visual concepts and poetry versus overt political statements. He is interested in the intersection between humanity and humankind and how their lack of congruity hinders social progression and development.
Sternberg has exhibited nationally and internationally, including exhibitions at The American University Museum (Washington, DC), El Segundo Museum of Art (El Segundo, CA), Hochhaus Hansa (a Ruhr.2010 Museum, Dortmund, Germany), Primary (Miami, FL), David B. Smith Gallery (Denver, CO), Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND, Los Angeles, CA), Paris Photo | LA (Los Angeles, CA), e105 Gallery (Berlin), Arted House (East Hampton, NY), LA><ART (Los Angeles, CA) and MAMA (Los Angeles,CA). His works are held by major collections throughout the world.
He is currently working on a documentary about his journey across the Pacific on a shipping vessel, the reconstruction of Ray Johnson's infamous Room 247 of the Inn at Baron's Cove, editions with LAXART and Exhibition A, various exhibitions and dreams.
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