Reimaginer of Society
Cole Sternberg is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Los Angeles. Cole imagines a societal future through creative thought and analysis, which he hopes will engender thoughtful analysis of our society so we can collectively progress and sustain.
Cole’s painting practice contemplates humanity’s existential quandary — that of being hopelessly destructive, yet forever and inevitably linked with nature. In recent years, Sternberg’s painting practice has centered on the environment acting as the true artist. Some pieces have incorporated poetry, his photographs interrupting time, while historical and cultural myths are pursued and deconstructed in sculptural installations and film.
Sternberg has exhibited nationally and internationally, including exhibitions in Germany, Columbia, Mexico City, Washington D.C., Miami, Denver, El Segundo, and numerous showings in Los Angeles. His works are also held by major collections throughout the world, such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Pérez Art Museum Miami, the El Segundo Museum of Art, the American University Museum and Deutsche Telekom. Additionally, his work has been featured in numerous national and international newspapers and magazines.
Cole’s future reimagined includes carbon neutrality, and if he had to pick one book that has inspired him, he’d go with Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.