"Being so much a part of something you absorb it" Assimilation

Stephen's goal as an artist is to assimilate-be so much apart of something you absorb it, creating heartfelt compositions.
His work is strongly influenced by the majestic and constantly changing landscape. The plains and mountains of Montana are his most influential source of history.

Stephen studied painting from a early age, producing his first solo show as a high school senior. Studying painting and graphic design at Bethel University, St Paul, Minnesota, Cornish College,Seattle Wa. Gage Academy, Seattle Wa.and Seattle Pacific University.

His paintings have been juried into and won local competitions; most recently the Pacicfic Northwest Fine Arts Exhibition
He has participated in exhibitions at Gage Academy 's Steele Gallery. Phinney Ridge Gallery and the Hiram M. Chittenham Building for Centennial exhibition for Ballard Locks.

He also was featured artist for Living Sensual of Capitol Hill and Theatre Smeatre in Belltown.

Christopher Gallery in Edmonds Wa. represents and features many new works.

Stephen is a frequent curator at BallardWorks Seattle. Their art walk is third Thursday and his studio is open during that time or by appointment