steven j. simmons - artist


Eugene's Euphoria

 

The phrase "living the dream" can be interpreted in a variety of ways, positive, sarcastic, etc.  The painting above is my one and only attempt to paint a dream that I had some time in 2008.  

 



Aguapooch

 

 

Pictured above is my latest mini: Aguapooch.

 

(Editor's note: March Madness comes in many forms!)

 

Aguapooch
Acrylic, tempera and fiberglass on canvas

3x3
2015



Lost And Found

 

Pictured above and below is another whimsical pieced completed this month as part of my "March Madness" series.  There's always a Cinderella this month, basketball or otherwise.  Note how the light really dances off of this in the detail shot below, creating a glassy effect.  

 

Lost And Found

Acrylic, tempera and fiberglass on canvas

9x12

2015


Lost And Found (detail)




Glass Eye Viewpoint

Pictured above is my latest painting entitled Glass Eye Viewpoint.  To view this painting in greater detail you can click here:

http://stevenjsimmons.com/images/glass-eye-viewpoint

 

 

Glass Eye Viewpoint

Acrylic, tempera and fiberglass on canvas

25 x 25

2015


Pictured above are the crocus sprouts that appeared in my backyard this week.  Last week they were buried under two feet of snow.  They look like fingers making a peace sign, don't they?  




East Side West Side

Pictured above is another new mini that I completed this month entitled 
"East Side West Side."  This is my way of making fun of the artificial barriers and biases that have existed between the East and West sides of Cleveland for years.  I have lived in this area for 15 years and I find the distinctions a bit silly and unsubstantiated.  This is for all of the high quality folks on both sides of the Cuyahoga.

 

East Side West Side

Acrylic, tempera and fiberglass on canvas

2.5 x 3.5 (mini)

2015



No Nukes (Just Fireflies)

Pictured above is one of several minis that I completed this month.  I painted this one specifically for a friend that is a bit ill.  The good news is that she is getting better!  


No Nukes (Just Fireflies)
Acrylic, tempera, sand and fiberglass on canvas
3x3
2015


Today my work was featured on the Facebook page for 760+ Magazine. 760+ sponsored the Climate Change Exhibit at the S.C.R.A.P. Gallery, which included my work "Midnight Skate".

 

Click here for the link to the 760+ page:

 

https://www.facebook.com/760PLUS?pnref=story

 

Click here to visit my artist page on Facebook and feel free to like this:

 

https://www.facebook.com/stevenjsimmons.cle?ref=hl

 

Thanks to 760+ and Karen and the S.C.R.A.P. Gallery for their generous support of my work.


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