"Being so much a part of something you absorb
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
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