Hugo Valter Silberberg

Born on July 17, 1966 in Washington, D.C., USA. Graduated from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) in 1988. Additional graduate courses at Maryland Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. Made several sketching expeditions to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico (1996), Italy and Greece (1983), Oahu, Hawaii (1987), Italy (1990) as well as regular trips to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Won a full scholarship to Pratt Institute (1984); Arts Recognition and Talent Search Finalist Award; Presidential Scholar Finalist; Suburban Bank Scholarship.

Member of EKKT since 1984; exhibited in EKKT's annual exhibitions.
Other exhibitions include: Glen Echo Art Gallery, Glen Echo, Maryland (1986); Art Master's Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland (1988); One-man show at the Second Floor Gallery at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y.; group show at Maryland Institute (1993); group shows at the College of New Rochelle (1998, 1999); EKKT group exhibition at Kastellaanimaja Gallery in Tallinn, Estonia (1996). Has won many Jury Awards and nominations.

Works in permanent collections at Tartu Art Museum, Tartu, Estonia and St. Peter's Estonian Lutheran Church in Toronto, Canada, as well as in private collections in Washington, D.C., New York, N.Y., Canada and Norway. Has received good reviews in the Washington Post, Meie Elu, Vaba Eestlane; also in catalogues, files, EKKT 1956-1990 Art Album, EKKT 40th Anniversary Catalogue, EKKT Kastellaanimaja Gallery exhibition catalogue.

Currently resides in Orangeburg, N.Y., where he is working on his Master of Arts in Art Education at the College of New Rochelle, N.Y.

Sündinud 17. juulil 1966 Washington D.C-s., USA-s. Võitis täisstipendiumi Pratt Instituuti 1984.a. Kunsti ja Talendi Otsingu finaalauhind, presidendi stipendiaat, Suburban Panga stipendiaat.
Lõpetanud kiitusega (Honours) Pratt Instituudi Brooklyn'is, N.Y., Bachelor of Fine Arts 1988.a. Edasi õppinud Maryland Instituudis Baltimore'is, Md. Visandite õppereisid: Itaalia ja Kreeka (1983), Oahu, Havai (1987), Itaalia (1990), San Miguel de Allende, Mehhiko (1996), lisaks regulaarsed reisid Harpers Ferry'sse, Lääne-Virginias. EKKT liige alates 1984.a., esinenud EKKT aastanäitustel Torontos ja EKKT grupinäitusel Tallinnas (Esto '96) Kastellaanimaja Galeriis 1996.a. Esinenud Glen Echo Art Galeriis, Marylandis (1986), Art Master's Galeriis, Bethesda, Md. (1988), ühe-mehe näitus Second Floor Galeriis Pratt Instituudis, Brooklyn, N.Y. (1988), grupinäitused Maryland Instituudis (1993), College of New Rochelle'is (1998, 1999). On võitnud mitmeid züriiauhindu ja tunnustusi. Täid Tartu Kunstimuuseumis Eestis ja Toronto Peetri koguduses. Täid ka paljudes erakogudes Washington D.C.-s, New Yorgis, N.Y., Kanadas, Norras, Eestis. Kiitvaid arvustusi ilmunud Washington Post'is, Meie Elus, Vaba Eestlases, mitmes kataloogis, registris, EKKT 1956-1990 Kunstialbumis, EKKT 40.a. juubelikataloogis, EKKT Kastellaanimaja Galerii näitusekataloogis. Elab praegu Orangeburgis, N.Y., kus täätab oma magistrikraadi saamiseks kunsti alal College of New Rochelle'is, N.Y.