b. 1968 Salford ~UK Steven studied Fine Art Painting in Lancashire before completing a Master of Arts degree in 1996 at Manchester Metropolitan University. He now lives and works in West Yorkshire as a practicing artist with an enviable list of galleries he has exhibited in across the UK and Ireland. Primarily a figurative artist his use of props and dramatic lighting give the works an enquiring atmosphere whilst concealing the artist's characters true intent. His work has a great deal of narrative emphasis which the viewer can create from their own interpretation.