Artist Steve Easterwood

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Born in Kansas City, Missouri, Steve Easterwood began doodling as soon as he could hold a pencil.  His artistic endeavors were encouraged by his parents who provided him with age-appropriate art supplies.  Steve spent much of his life doing pencil drawings.  For many years animals were among his favorite subjects.  In 2001 he changed artistic direction when plein air painter Dave Bennett became his mentor.  Working almost exclusively in oils, Steve has made trips to New Mexico, Colorado, and Wyoming to do representational paintings of Godís glorious creation.  In addition to studying with Dave Bennett, he has taken workshops from John Budicin, Matt Smith, Ralph Oberg, and Marcia Burtt.  He has also studied with noted St. Louis painter Billyo O'Donnell.  Steve lives in Kirksville, Missouri with his wife, Cheryl.  [...]

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