bio-steve-stingray

artist's bio

After getting his college degree in Photography and Graphic Design, Steve established his first photo studio in Miami Beach as part of Art Center South Florida and his first published work as a photojournalist for Miami's alternative weekly newspaper, New Times. He has also shot in South Florida for such magazines as Ocean Drive, Fashion Spectrum, Miami Metro, and Haut Decor.

His work has appeared in Women's Wear Daily, Vogue España, Panache, Metropolis, and International Cosmopolitan magazines.

Since moving to Central Florida in 1997, Steve has won numerous awards for his photography with Lake and Sumter Style Magazine, including a Gold Create Award for Best Overall Magazine Cover and recognition from the SPJ - Society of Professional Journalists.

Steve's gallery work has been widely exhibited, including the prestigious Hortt Competition in Fort Lauderdale, the Bass Museum in Miami Beach, and Orlando's showcase art events, Nude Night and Snap! Orlando. His photo portrait of painter Carlos Alfonzo was added to the Smithsonian Institution collection as part of an exhibition on Latino Art in 2013.

Steve now lives in Mount Dora, Florida, and continues to cover the Central and South Florida markets. Still involved in fashion and portrait work, he also concentrates on video directing and production and digital imaging, including computer-enhanced photographic art and illustration.