Visual Arts

About Leon Borensztein

Leon Borensztein was born in Poland in 1947. In 1974 he received BA in Geography and Creative Art from Haifa University and in 1990 he received MFA with honors from the
San Francisco Art Institute. He received the Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in 1987.

Borensztein has exhibited his work in nearly 10 countries and 32 cities internationally, at numerous galleries and museums. His work is included in the collections of Biblioteque Nationale Paris, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, San Francisco MOMA, Chicago Art Institute, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography and among other institutions. His photography has appeared in Life Magazine, New York Times Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, while reviews and profiles have been published in The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Vogue, Fortune, Huffington Post, and countless others. He teaches at the San Francisco Art Institute and lives in Oakland, CA.

Leon Borensztein

Visual Arts

Oakland, California, United States
Grant Recipient