David D. Stern is a famous painter and portrait artist whose paintings are exhibited widely in America, Europe and Asia. He refers to himself as an action painter, a form of painting also called abstract expressionism, a style which is followed by renowned painters like William de Kooning, Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. Let us find out the net worth of David D. Stern in 2019.
Early Life and Biography:
David D. Stern was born in Essen, Germany on February 3, 1956. He studied Fine Arts from F.H. Dortmund Germany from 1975 to 1979. From the year 1980 to 1982 he went to Dusseldorf Art Academy, Dusseldorf, Germany.
He thereafter taught painting at Dortmund Fachhochschule Fur Design and Art. He also pursued his passion for painting by developing his skills while he lived in a village near the town of Munster. In 1986 he shifted to Cologne where he further developed his passion and got wider recognition as a painter.
In the year 1995, he immigrated to New York and was naturalised in 2000.
David D. Stern grew up as a single child. He went to Catholic High School for boys in Essen but dropped out of School when he was 13 years of age and began an apprenticeship as a sign painter.
He got his High School Diploma in an external exam. In 1972 he completed his apprenticeship. He attended pre-college classes from 1972 to 1975 in Essen and thereafter went for higher studies in fine art in prestigious colleges in Germany.
Career Awards and Nominations:
After completing his studies of fine art at Dortmund Fachhochschule fur Design and Art and Kunstakademie Dusseldorf, Germany he went into teaching painting at Dortmund Fachhochschule Fur Design and art.
In 1987 his paintings were exhibited nationally, and in the early nineties, his exhibitions in Austria, Hungary, Netherlands, Belgium and Great Britain gave him international exposure and recognition.
In 1993 he exhibited his paintings in the USA and 1994 he migrated to the USA and became naturalised there in the year 2000. His exhibitions in many prestigious and famous art museums in USA and Europe were well received.
His paintings made their way to public and private collections. His famous painting ‘The Gatherings’ displays the collective mourning after the events of September 11, 2001.
His self-portraits and portraits of friends and celebrities were his specialities. These were based on drawings that a model sits for. He has many published works on Art. The book ‘Heroes and graces’ and ‘Erotic nature of truth’ are some of his popular books.
Net Worth and Earnings:
The Net worth of David D. Stern is somewhere around at $15 – $20 million. His net worth runs into millions of dollars considering his paintings being exhibited in almost all the prestigious art galleries and museums of US, Europe and Asia. Also, many art lovers own his paintings. He is an artist of high calibre, and his paintings are of high value in the art market.
David D. Stern is a painter with a rare gift of painting portraits and digital drawings. His academic pursuits, his teaching and his profession all focused on his talent for painting which was iconic and a very rare gift.
It made him one of the most celebrated painters among art lovers all over Europe, US and Asia.