Painter of Narrative/ Magic Realism; Printmaker

Monika Steinhoff

Egg Tempera and Encaustic focusing on our collective reality. Etchings & Monoprints

Artist Type: Painter, Printmaker

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Contact: Monika Steinhoff at 505 988-4920



Born:  Swienemuende, Germany;  Education:  UCLA, B.A. and M.A. 1962-65; Independent University Studies, Munich, Germany -1965-66; Ph.D. Program, UC Berkeley 1966-69.  Henriette Wyeth Master Class, SF Art Institute,1989.

2010 - February:     Founded  aSEA Gallery with a Benefit for Haiti at Oshara Village.  Moved to  Santa Fe Plaza location August; November moved gallery to temperary winter quarters.


2011   Jan. 10 - Feb. 24.  Dresden, Germany:  Curator - Peggy Lange at Galarie Sybille Nutt

2010   June - Leipzig, Germany  Collectors Invitational;  July - Jay Etkin Gallery   Camino La Familia,  Railyard, Santa Fe:  New Work

2008     December  -  Ausstellung am Tegern See/Munich - Park Hotel Egern Höfe, Germany; Peggy Lange, Curator.

2005       November  “Etchings of Santa Fe and Northern NM,”  NM Printmakers Gallery

2004    May 28 - July 30  University of New Mexico @ Los Alamos:  “Meeting the Buddha in L.A.”

2001      June - “Drought, Fire and Rain”  Hand  Artes Gallery - Truchas, NM

1999      February - June,  Roswell Museum And Art Center    Retrospective

1996    "Crossing the Great Water,”  LYA Gallery,  Santa Fe, Hand Artes Gallery,Truchas, NM;  “Warum Berlin?”  Galerie am Havel Ufer, Berlin , Germany

1994     “Monika Steinhoff Pinturas”, Galeria de Arte Marstelle, Mexico City, Mexico

1991     “Journey of the Fool,”  Part II, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1989      “Out of the Closet,” a 10 Year Retrospective, St. John’s College Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1988     “Interiors and Street Scenes,” Zaplin Lampert,   Santa Fe, NM

1987     “Ballet Sketches,”   Dewey Galleries,  Ltd. , Santa Fe, NM


2008     Etching Exhibition  -  Santa Fe Etching Club  December 12 - Argos  & Levin Studio

2006  March, Mazur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA;  Wildlands Benefit Print Show Wilderness Alliance, Albuquerque, NM

2005      Sept. - Feb. Women in the Arts  NM Fine ARTS Museum   Nov., - Feb.   Am. Friends Service Com. Benefit, Pasadena, CA

2004      August  Taos Fetchin Museum,  National Exhibition of Am Watercolor

2003     June - Sept. NM Museum of Fine Arts:  “The Show “,  SW  States Biannual;  Albuquerque Museum - Women in the Arts: “Traces of the Journey”

2002      September   1st Austrian Biennale :  Huettenberg/Klagenfurt, Austria

1996 (& 1990)  “SOUTHWEST ‘96”  Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of NM

1995  (&1992) “Dezember Salon,”   Taube Galerie, Berlin , Germany        

1994     FSFA Invitational Exhibition, Museum of Latin Am. Art, Miami, Florida

1993     “Magical Realists,”  Turner-Carroll Gallery, Santa Fe, NM   

1988     “Etchings and Aquatints,” SF Print Gallery

1986       Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Armory for the Arts, SF

1983      “J S Romero and M Steinhoff,” Governor’s Gallery, State Capital  Bldg., Santa Fe