Steve Spencer's Profile

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I've been painting since I was in grade school. I've done illustration work and advertising graphics. Along the way I've worked to develop a fun, vivid style, outsiderish, colorful, sly. Been selling a LOT of stuff the past year, and taking in commissions right and left.

Obviously, I like music, baseball, New York, shoes, old stuff and food. But not always in that specific order.

I was recently awarded a grant for my body of work by the Arkansas Arts Council. Here's some of what the panel of out-of-state judges had to say about the work: "Interesting personal statement; intriguing work; Exciting work; Good imagery, playful work containing social commentary; Wonderful work, great use of color and extending space; Very heartfelt, makes you think; Disjointed but connected feeling; Very American; Complex compositions; Enjoyed the play of the…

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  • Male
  • Born on December 6
  • Joined September 8, 2010

Favorite materials

acrylic paint, canvas, foamcore

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About

I've been painting since I was in grade school. I've done illustration work and advertising graphics. Along the way I've worked to develop a fun, vivid style, outsiderish, colorful, sly. Been selling a LOT of stuff the past year, and taking in commissions right and left.

Obviously, I like music, baseball, New York, shoes, old stuff and food. But not always in that specific order.

I was recently awarded a grant for my body of work by the Arkansas Arts Council. Here's some of what the panel of out-of-state judges had to say about the work: "Interesting personal statement; intriguing work; Exciting work; Good imagery, playful work containing social commentary; Wonderful work, great use of color and extending space; Very heartfelt, makes you think; Disjointed but connected feeling; Very American; Complex compositions; Enjoyed the play of the text; Funny, heartfelt, Playful, pop culture references that connect with everyone, very sophisticated."

Amazing, but "Disjointed but connected feeling" would SEEM to be a complete contradiction. But it shows they really got what I'm going for...

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