Upcoming Exhibitions & Appearances
IG11 Art Trail 2018, Studio 3 Arts, Barking, September-October 2018
Artist/Illustrator working in pen, pencil, inks, paint, collage and graphic design.
Influences include Medieval History, Shamanism, Mysticism, symbolic representations of reality, altered states of consciousness, and the problem of humanities knowledge of death. The work draws on a wealth of information from various global religious traditions and techniques of thought, mirrored against the traditions and cultural basis of Western civilization, to reveal shared experiential knowledge, mental states, rituals and practices.
Steve is an exhibiting member of The Tunnel, a London-based art collective, putting on DIY exhibitions responding to literary themes.
He is a poet and social commentator, and his piece The Gascoigne Estate earned him a place in the finals of the inaugural Koreo Prize, a nationwide competition seeking to find novel critiques and solutions for major social issues. Steve added to the piece and created a multi-disciplinary take on the current London housing crises as eventually awarded a Runner-Up position. He has also featured on Poetry Booth Sessions by Poetic Impact, a Youtube platform for upcoming poets across London and Essex.
Steve is a founding member of the Thurrock Arts Collective, a group who run workshops and live painting and music events dedicated to nurturing creativity in the South Essex area.
Past Exhibitions list
Group exhibition, @ Traitor’s Gate, Grays (Permanent) Nov 2015
Group exhibition, @ The Swan Gallery, Horndon-on-the-Hill, Jan 2016
Charity exhibition for Mind, @ The Railway, Southend-on-Sea, Feb 2016
South Essex Arts Festival, @ Thameside Theatre, Grays, July 2016
Studio 3 Arts Summer Exhibition, @ Boundary Road Gallery, Barking, May-June 2017
Collaboration with Beacon Hill School, @ Community House, Grays (Permanent), July 2017
Thurrock Art Trail, @ The Rising Sun Pub & Traitor’s Gate, Thurrock, July 2017
The Tunnel: Mercerism, @ The Crypt, Euston, London, July 2017
IG11 Art Trail, @ the Boathouse, the Bathhouse and Broadway Theatre, Barking, Sept 2017
The Tunnel: Greetings From a Dead Man, @ Safehouse 1 & 2, Peckham, London, 3-5 Nov 2017
Koreo Pop-Up Exhibition, @ DigitasLBI, Shoreditch, London, 7 Nov 2017
Silk River, @ The Beecroft Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, 2nd-31st March 2018
Private exhibition: Thurrock Mayoral Exhibition: Beacon Hill School group, The Mayor’s Office, Council Building, Grays, 14 March-1 May 2018
The Tunnel: Labyrinths, @ 100 Years Gallery, Hoxton London, 15-18 March, 2018
Summer Exhibition @ Studio 3 Arts, Barking, 18 June-19 August 2018
Southend Festival Art Trail @ Legend Deli, Southend,, 12 July-15 August 2018
ENSHRINE, curated by Rekha Sameer, @ The Crypt, Euston, London, 21-22 July 2018
Artist in Residence @ Folded Space, Southend, August 2018
Live Painting and Drawing:
TAC @ Traitors, Traitor’s Gate, Grays; Nov 2015, April 2016, October 2016
Thames Delta Paint Off, Thameside Theatre, Grays; Jan 2016
TOAST @ VEEJAY London, Stoke Newington; 13-15 June 2016
Get it out the Mind, w/ Andrew Gordon, All in the Mind Festival, Basingstoke; 23 June, 2017