Steve and his wife, Susan live in a 1790’s log home in Mason County, Kentucky near the Warrior’s Trace. He is represented by Eisele Gallery of Fine Art, Maysville, Kentucky. His historical work is also exhibited at invitational museum and gallery shows nation wide.
He is currently working on a series of pictures of Eastern American Indians and pioneers. Many of his models are American Indians or serious re-enactors.
He is a member of the Contemporary Longrifle Association, the Kentucky Corps of Longrifles, and the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association, the Kentucky Crafted Market, and Watercolor U.S.A Honor Society.
In 1977 Steve earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in art education, from Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky. He has taught landscape painting, figure painting and figure drawing. He has been a professional artist since 1991.his work has won many awards which include, The Medal of Honor Award from the American Artist Professional League, Salmagundi Club, 47th Fifth Avenue, New York, New York. His painting “The Marble Players” was purchased for $6,500.00 by the Dunagan Museum, Bolivar, Missouri, from a Watercolor U.S.A. exhibition, Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri. Other awards include an Honor Award from the Butler Institution of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio and Best of Show award from the Northeast Kentucky Artist Guild.
His art has appeared on the cover of national magazines and books. He is a published author of short stories and historical essays.
Steve’s paintings can be found in museums, corporate, and private collections.