Hailing from Vulcan Alberta, Steve demonstrates his continued love for the big wide open skies and scenery that surround him, and his absolute expertise in depicting them. Also an accomplished musician, one can see how Steve effortlessly turns melody, harmony and lyric into soaring composition, subtle shifts of hue, and a singing palette of color.
"My work is elemental, with a focus on nature and the forces with which humanity has to contend. I search for a distinctive atmosphere from the immensity and grandeur of the plains to the human mark etched upon it. With both a plaintive and expressive palette of light and movement I draw both from my past, a process I call "Memory Polaroids", and from the present day of all that surrounds me. My medium is oil on canvas and a guitar"