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And The Winners Art

As Juror, I’m picking the winners today at the Grosse Pointe Artists Association. Opening & discussion tomorrow 6/9 @ 6:30. It would be great if you could join us. Information below from the GPAA. Click on the link above to see a preview of the exhibit. Worlds Collide: Artists combine two seemingly discordant ideas into […]

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BBAC’s 38th MFAC

Yay! My painting “Stasis Hiatus” was accepted for the BBAC’s 38th annual, 2019 Michigan Fine Arts Competition. This will be my fourth time participating in this 5-state regional competition. Come to the opening, and see all the amazing work selected by this years Juror Jerald Melberg. I hope to see you there. Exhibition Opens — […]

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Mental Fix

Here’s an animated .gif file of the different stages in the making of my new painting titled, Mental Fix. It was inspired by a strange happening under the viaduct on Normandy Rd next to Delemere Blvd. in Royal Oak. Mental Fix, 16 x 20, acrylic on wood panel, started 4/2/19, completed 4/13/19, © Steve Miller […]

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Me and Tiff (re-shot)

I asked Larry at Fine Art Printing to reshoot these portrait paintings of Tiff and I, because my shots didn’t accurately represent the originals. As you can see below, the new shots are much better. Thanks a bunch Larry & Tim. Glad to have your help.

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Dress Makers

Boredom leads to creativity. This small painting of my girls was made from a photo I took of them toward the end of summer 2018, after complaining about being bored. I’ve posted some of the progress shots on my Instagram and Facebook page. Dress Makers portfolio post

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En Plein Air – Lake Michigan

Last week, I made a painting while visiting Douglas Beach on Lake Michigan with my family and friends. I had a blast working en plein air, under shade, while everyone else played in the sand and water. Studying the changing light and reflecting surfaces of the water was mesmerizing, but I had to work quickly […]

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Canvas Pontiac – 1st Place