Steve Pearson, Overunder, 2011
March 29 – April 20, 2013
Reception: March 29, 5-7 p.m.
Gallery talk and awards: March 29, 4 p.m.
Steven Pearson is an abstract painter focusing on mid-sized to large paintings that investigate the complexities of color and space. He received his Bachelor of Science in Studio Art from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, and his Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the Hoffberger School of Painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD. Steve has exhibited both nationally and regionally including such places as The Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, The Arlington Art Center, VisArts in Rockville, MD, Studio H Gallery in Washington, DC, the Falk Gallery at Christopher Newport University in Newport News, VA, Subbasement Artist Gallery in Baltimore, and the Baltimore/Washington International Airport. Steve has been an Artist in Residence at the Vermont Studio Center in 2010, 2006, 2003, as well as the Ragdale Foundation in 2005. He has received several grants and honors, including being named a Janet & Walter Sondheim Semi-Finalist in 2012, receiving an Individual Artist Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (2010), Artists Grants from the Vermont Studio Center (2010, 2006, 2003), and Faculty Development Grants from McDaniel College (2009, 2008, 2005). Steve’s work can be found in several public and private collections including: Schenectady Museum, University of Mary Washington, Siena College, College of Saint Rose, Fulton-Montgomery Community College, PNC Bank Regional Headquarters, Prologue Inc., FTI Consulting, Hilton Baltimore Convention Center Hotel, and The League For People With Disabilities, Baltimore, MD. Steve currently lives in Westminster, MD with his 5 year old son, Leife, and works in his studios on Campus at McDaniel College, and at the Oliver Street Studios in Baltimore.