Born in Vienna, Austria, 1895 – 1974
Roland Strasser was a well-known Austrian landscape, portrait and genre painter and illustrator.
His training began in his father's studio (Arthur Strasser, painter - sculptor). During 1911-1915 he studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts as a pupil of Rudolf Jettmar and Julius Schmidt, specializing in drawing, painting and sculpture. Later he studied at the Academy of Munich.
He ventured to Indonesia in 1920, traveling through Siam, Java, New Guinea, China, India, Mongolia, Tibet, Japan and North Africa. In 1934, he returned to Bali and lived and painted in his studio in the cold mountainous area of Kintaman just above Lake Batur for ten years.
He left Bali in 1944 and died in Santa Monica, California, in 1974.
His works are part of many important public collections, such as: Heeres Museum - Vienna, Moderne Gallerie - Innsbruck, Volksraads Gebovw - Batavia, Academie der Kunste - Berlin, Museum - Urga, Academy of Art - Honolulu, ARMA - Ubud, National Gallery of N.S.W. - Sydney, UCLA Art Gallery - Los Angeles, Kitchener-Waterloo Gallery - Kitchener, and the Art Gallery of Ontario - Toronto.
|Roland Strasser is a well known Austrian painter who ventured to Indonesia.|
|La Parete Gallery Fine Art Gallery - Toronto - Canada La Parete Gallery is recognized for its selection of Fine Art: Canadian Art - Native Art - Inuit Art - First Nations Art - International Art|
|Artists: Antonio, Ann Beam, Carl Beam, Molly Lamb Bobak, David Bolduc, Miller Brittain, Christopher Broadhurst,
Israel Broytman, A.J. Casson, Antonio Cardarelli, J. Cardinal-Schubert, Konrad Cramer, Pal Fried, Richard Gorman, Giovanni Guarlotti,
Tom Hodgson, Gershon Iskowitz, Jean-Paul Jérôme, Lee L'Clerc, Maud Lewis, Kenneth Lochhead, Alexandra Luke
René Marcil, Norval Morrisseau, Louis Muhlstock, Louis de Niverville,
William Ogilvie, Frère Jérôme Paradis, William Ronald, Rolph Scarlett, Gerald Scott, Michael J. Seward, Arthur Shilling,
Roland Strasser, Peter Taçon, Harold Town, Jesus Carlos de Vilallonga, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Ruben Zellermayer