Hurricane Season Triptych

Art Rosenbaum is a painter, muralist, and illustrator, as well as a collector and performer of traditional American folk music.


Gallery sortable by decade.

All Paintings
The Studio and the Sea
Howard Finster with Couple and Fire


Gallery of commissioned murals.

All Murals
The World at Large


Gallery sortable by subject.

All Drawings
Five Hundred Miles. Harve Childers and His Brother George
Ann Smith Handing Cactus to Her Brother


Gallery sortable by type.

All Other Works on Paper
The Good Ship Planet
Ben Burton Park


Paintings and drawings.

All Self-portraits
Self-portrait with Fiddle
Self-portrait in Studio
“Art Rosenbaum is a great American painter.
Smart as hell, raw and beautiful, all heart, soul, and music.”Len Jenkin, playwright and novelist
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“Rosenbaum [has the] ability to orchestrate the sharply observed elements of this world so that utterly convincing details add up to a bizarre allegorical vision.”Eleanor Heartney, A Sense of Place, Minneapolis College of Art and Design


The boxed set Art of Field Recording Vol. I: Fifty Years of American Traditional Music won a Grammy for Best Documentary Recording in 2008. Volume I and its companion set includes four CDs of many genres of music recorded in the field by Art Rosenbaum as well as a book of annotations illustrated by Art with photographs by Margo Newmark Rosenbaum.

All Publications
Art of Field Recording Box Set, Volume 1
Art of Field Recording Box Set, Volume 2