Steven Poser managed John Gibson Gallery in Soho, which was Dennis Oppenheim’s gallery in the 1970′s. He was a consultant to the Whitney Museum, Programming Director of the Artists’ Television Network, and Visiting Critic in Drew University’s New York Semester on Contemporary Art. He has published in the areas of art criticism and psychoanalysis. His recent book, The Misfit (RosettaBooks, 2011) has been a bestseller on the internet in three languages. An exhibiting painter since 1991, he has shown in twelve one-person and numerous group shows, including the Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina; Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany; White Box, Chelsea; Steelplant Gallery, Marist College; and Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY. He received the 1997 Gradiva award in painting from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis, and in 1998 was Visiting Artist at the Boston University School of Fine Art. He practices psychoanalysis in New York City and teaches clinical writing at the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies.