Surrealism questions how we all look at things, as we constantly judge books by their covers. It dissects, operates and delivers us to a place that is much more honest. To make you think !~ Mr. Strodl is represented in Chelsea, NYC, printed on canvas, From when he was 3 years old with my very own coloring books, he knew what he was to become, it has only taken him 60 years to get here. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in NYC, standing in the shadows for over 30 years on Madison Ave., he exploded out and back too his roots.
Surrealism: Aren’t things much deeper than skin deep, yet we have to keep a sense of humor about it all. That blurred lie in-between fantasy & reality, our Physiological confines, our absurdities looked at, our realities seen from a different perspective.
Currently, he is represented at the Denise Bibro Fine Art, 529 West 20th, Chelsea, New York. 3rd Book,” Ransom Notes From Mommy” 2018, 98 pages, spiral bound, limited editions. Mills Pond Gallery, St. James NY : Curated, ”Glimpses of Surrealism: Showing 14 pieces in both watercolors & Digital prints, two rooms, July 7th – Aug 4, 2018 Conklin Barn : Prestigious Huntington Poetry, Reading, Feature June 15th 2018 Studio 5404 Political Fundraiser December 2017 “Blue”, 67 pages. A Children’s book on Bigotry, to unteach their parents when they read it to them. Patchogue Arts Council, Dystopia exhibition, October 21st through November 12, 2017. Cheryl McGinnis Projects curates for smART stART: The Natural World, The Industrial World, The Artists’ World : Mark Strodl Mc Arther Airport, One man Show, Islip NY. upcoming. Art Space: 20 Terry St. Patchogue, NY January 3 – 31, 2017. Islip Art Museum : Slide Slam at the Long Island Museum, November 12, 2016. Brickhouse Brewery : 67 W. Main St. Patchogue, NY January 11 – Feb. 31, 2017. 1st Sculpture : “Pandora’s Box”, Islip Art Museum : For Your Eyes Only from June 19, thru September 11, 2016. New Watercolor Series : Painted Shadows, 18 pieces 44” x 72”. New Light, A Spring Awakening : Studio 5404 March 19 – April 16, 2016. Spearheaded, Conceptualized, & Designed the new 10 million Huntington Arts Council building. Past Board member of the Huntington Arts Council, NY. Won a competition out of 750 Artists, Painters & Sculptors at the Denise Bibro Fine Art Gallery in NYC, in 2014. What Lies Beneath the Spirit Of the Art, Oct. 24, October 24, 2015 : Newsday article on me. Suburban Art, 5404 Art Space, Massapequa, NY September 13 – October 19, 2015 : Huntington Arts Merit Award, Digital Art, July 2015 : 2nd Book,”Itch” 2014, 100 pages, spiral bound, limited editions. 1st Book,” Time” 2013, 100 pages, spiral bound, limited editions. 2006 – 2011 Street Photography, NYC. Designed a City : Theoretical Architecture, 1980 book, when the price per square foot isn’t your first priority, what happens ? Design & function. 4 years at the School Of Visual Arts 1978 Fine Arts program. I have had a late but productive life.