b. Oswego, NY, 1960
Lives and works in New York, NY

Education
1987     MFA, Yale University, Yale School of Drama, New Haven, CT
1983     BFA, State University of New York (SUNY) Purchase, Purchase, NY
             Additional Studies The Art Students League, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions
2013      New York Paintings, Christopher Hill Gallery, Healdsburg, CA
2011       New York Rain, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
2009     The High Line Series, George Billis Gallery, New York, NY
2005     Line/Light/Water/Color, Curator: Roger Crossgrove, Dodd Center Gallery, Storrs, CT 

 Selected Group Exhibitions
2017-18 American Watercolor Society, 150th Traveling Exhibition
2017      American Watercolor Society, 150th Annual International Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY
2016-17 American Watercolor Society, 149th Traveling Exhibition
2016      American Watercolor Society, 149th Annual Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, NY
2015-16 Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT,  BOXCARS – Railroad Imagery in Contemporary Realism
2015      Christopher Hill Gallery, Healdsburg, CA, The Joshua Tree Series
2014      Allied Artist of America, 101st Annual Exhibition, The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2014      82nd Annual Exhibition, Hudson Valley Art Association, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2014      George Billis Gallery, New York, NY, Between the Boroughs
2014      Melissa Morgan Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA
2013      Christopher Hill Gallery, Healdsburg, CA
2013      BoxoHOUSE Gallery,High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree, CA
2013      George Billis Gallery, The CITYSCAPE SHOW III, Los Angeles, CA
2012      BoxoOFFICE Gallery, BoxoHOUSE Survey 001:2012, New York, NY
2012      Allied Artist of America, 99th Annual Exhibition, 2012, National Arts Club, NYC
2012      George Billis Gallery, City Streets, New York, NY
2012      Ossining Arts Council, Manhattan Project, Ossining, NY
2011       George Billis Gallery, The Buildings of New York, New York, NY
2011       Allied Artist of America, 98th Annual Exhibition, 2011, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2011       Hudson Valley Art Association, The 80th Annual Exhibition, Lyme Art Assoc., Lyme, CT
2010      George Billis Gallery,New York Moments, New York, NY
2010      The William Benton Museum of Art, Sheer Opacity, Curator: Kathryn Myers, Storrs, CT
2009     Allied Artist of America,96th Annual Exhibition, 2009, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2009     George Billis Gallery, Summer In The City, New York, NY
2009     Salmagundi Club, 2009 Annual Juried Painting Exhibition, New York, NY
2009     Hudson Valley Art Association, The 78th Annual Exhibition, Ridgeway, NJ
2008     George Billis Gallery, City Lights, New York, NY
2008     Ogalvy & Mather Corporate Headquarters, Contemporary Landscapes, New York, NY
2008     Studio 57 Gallery, 6 Artists, New York, NY
2008     The Manhattan Borough President Office Gallery, The Landscape, New York, NY
2005     Metro Toronto Convention Centre, World Stage Design, Toronto, Canada
2003     Prague Quadrennial, Výstaviště, Prague, The Czech Republic
2002     Atrium Gallery, Setting The Stage, Storrs, CT
2001      Center for Visual Art + Culture, Setting The Stage, Stamford, CT

Bibliography
Parks, John A., The City Deconstructed, Watercolor Artist Magazine, April 2017
Wolf. Rachel, SPLASH 18: Value | Light + Dark -- The Best of Watercolor, North Light Books, F+W Media, Iola, WI, 2017
Balin. Elodie, Tim Saternow - Painting the City’s Soul, The Art of Watercolour Magazine  (Naintré, France), Issue 19, June-September, 2015
Wolf. Rachel, SPLASH 13: Alternative Approaches: The Best of Watercolor, North Light Books, F+W Media, Iola, WI, 2012
Cheh. Carol,  “Artists in Residence,” Palm Springs Life Magazine, December, 2012
Ekperigin. Naomi, Tim Saternow - Setting the Stage in Watercolor”   American Artist WATERCOLOR Magazine, Winter 2012A
Saternow. Tim, Seeing New York, An Artist's Voice, LENIA Art in Context, December 25, 2012
Stiffler. Scott, Three to Know Who'll Grow on You, Area Galleries offer Trio of Exceptional Efforts, Chelsea Now Volume 4 Number 44,  Arts, March, 2011
Kipp. Kathryn, Art Journey American: LANDSCAPES North Light Books, F+W Media, Iola, WI, 2011
Wolf. Rachel, SPLASH 12: The Best of Watercolor: Celebrating Artistic Vision, North Light Books, F+W Media, Iola, WI, 2011
Mullarkey. Maureen,  “At the Galleries: New York Moments,”  City Arts, New York, NY, July 2010
Felding. Eric, World Stage Design, USITT OISTAT, Syracuse, New York, 2005
Ondrej Cerny, pq prazske quadriennale: 2003 (Prague Quadrennial: 2003), Divadelni ustave Praha, Prague, The Czech Republic, 2003
Parker, W. Oren  & Block. Dick,  Scene Design and Stage Lighting (7th, 8th & 9th Editions),  Thomson Wadsworth, CA, 1999, 2003, 2006
Hart.  Susan, An American Revolution, American Theatre Magazine, November 2003
Samuels. Steven,  Theatre Profiles 12, Theatre Communications Group, New York, NY, 1996
Fo. Dario,  Elizabeth, Almost by Chance A Women, Yale Theatre Magazine, New Haven, CT, 1987

Awards and Residencies
2017      Walser S. Greathouse Medal,  American Watercolor Society, NYC
2016      Bronze Medal,  American Watercolor Society, NYC
2014      Gold Medal,  Allied Artists of America, The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2012      Artist Residency,  BoxoHOUSE, BoxoPROJECTS, Joshua Tree, CA
2011       Silver Medal, Watermedia,  Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2011       Honorable Mention, Artist’s Magazine All-Media Competition, The Artist’s Magazine, February 2011
2011       Honorable Mention, Watermedia Showcase Competition, Watercolor Artist Magazine, February 2011
2010      First Place, Watermedia Showcase Competition, Watercolor Artist Magazine February 2010 
2009     Hunter Editions Gicleé Award, Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, New York, NY
2009     Thomas Moran Memorial Award, The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY
2009     Joyce Williams Achievement Award, Hudson Valley Art Association, Ridgeway, NJ
2008     Lahey Memorial Scholarship, The Art Students League, New York, NY
2003     Prague Quadrennial – USA  Set & Lighting Designs, Prague, The Czech Republic
1995      Primetime Emmy Award Nomination: Outstanding Individual Achievement in Art Direction, 
                 The Piano Lesson, by August Wilson, Directed by Lloyd Richards, CBS Hallmark Hall of Fame, Los Angeles, CA
1983  The Donald M. Oenslager Scholarship, Yale School of Drama, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Curatorial
2004     Prague Quadrennial US Schools of Scenography Exhibit, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
2003     United States Schools of Scenography Exhibit, Prague Quadrennial, Prague, The Czech Republic
1999      United States Schools of Scenography Exhibit, Prague Quadrennial 1999, Prague, The Czech Republic

Teaching
1996-2006   Professor, Theater Design and Art Direction, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2007             Visiting Lecturer, Drawing and Painting, Purchase College, SUNY Purchase, NY  
1992-1996    Assistant Professor, Theater Design, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Art Direction, Film / Set & Lighting Design, Theatre
Art Direction, Columbia Pictures, SALT with Angelina Jolle, Los Angeles, CA
Art Direction, The Piano Lesson by August Wilson, Hallmark Hall of Fame, Signboard Hill Production, Los Angeles, CA
Lighting Design, SQUONK, Helen Hayes Theater, New York, NY
Lighting Design, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Kentucky
Scenic Design, PlayMakers Repertory Co, Chapel Hill, NC
Scenic Design, HMS Pinafore, Santa Fe Opera - Lensic PAC, Sante Fe, NM
Scenic Design , Connecticut Opera, Hartford, CT
 Scenic Design, The Berkshire Theater Festival, Stockbridge, MA
Lighting & Scenic Design, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA
Scenic Design, Seattle Children's Theater, Seattle, Washington
 Lighting Design, Paper Mill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ
 Lighting & Scenic Design, Yale Repertory Theater, New Haven, CT
Scenic Design, The Juilliard School, New York
Scenic Design, Williamstown Theater Festival, Stockbridge, MA
Lighting & Scenic Design, Performance Space 122, (PS 122), New York, NY

Artwork used in Film Design / Set Decoration 
2011     New Year’s Eve, Warner Bros. Pictures, Los Angeles, CA
2010    Something Borrowed, Warner Bros. Pictures, Los Angeles, CA
2004   The Manchurian Candidate, Paramount Pictures, Los Angeles, CA
1999    The Thomas Crown Affair,  United Artists Pictures, Los Angeles, CA

Affiliations
Board Member: American Watercolor Society, New York, NY, 2016 -
Voting Member, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences; The Emmy Awards, Los Angeles CA
Member, United Scenic Artists, Local 829 (USA 829), New York, NY
Member, The Art Students League, New York, NY
Member, Allied Artists of America, New York, NY
Member, Hudson Valley Art Association Signature Artist, New York, NY