Photograph of Artist STEPHEN POWELL
STEPHEN POWELL
Upwey, Victoria - Australia



Original Artworks (5)

Stephen Powell; Makalali Yellow Billed Ho..., 2011, Original Painting Oil, 365 x 505 mm. Artwork description: 241  Southern Yellow- billed HornbillOil Painting 365 X 505 mm.Reference gathered whilst participating inSiyafunda Volunteers on Makalali Game Reserve South Africa ...
Stephen Powell
Original Oil Painting, 2011
365 x 505 mm ( x )
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Stephen Powell; Emu, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 21.5 x 26.5 cm. Artwork description: 241  Worlds second largest bird from Australia. ...
Stephen Powell
Original Oil Painting, 2008
21.5 x 26.5 cm (8.5 x 10.4 inches)
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Stephen Powell; Bengal Tiger, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 60 x 90 cm. Artwork description: 241  Bengal Tiger  ...
Stephen Powell
Original Oil Painting, 2007
60 x 90 cm (23.6 x 35.4 inches)
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Stephen Powell; Meerkat, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 20 x 25 cm. Artwork description: 241  Meerkat on lookout soaking up the sun  ...
Stephen Powell
Original Oil Painting, 2007
20 x 25 cm (7.9 x 9.8 inches)
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Stephen Powell; Gentle Protector With The..., 2000, Original Painting Oil, 52 x 70 cm. Artwork description: 241 Gorilla...
Stephen Powell
Original Oil Painting, 2000
52 x 70 cm (20.5 x 27.6 inches)
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Artist Statement

WILDLIFE ARTIST - PHOTOGRAPHER - TUTOR - SPEAKER - MOTIVATOR - WEBSITE DESIGNER Stephen has been an active environmentalist working in, field work, public speaking and lobbying at all levels of government. He has spoken at school and community gatherings as well as on radio. His comments on environmental issues have appeared in newspapers and newsletters. His love of wildlife and the need for illustrations for news letters lead to an artistic future. After a management career in the ceramic industry for 20 years Steve set his sights on an artistic future. 25 years had elapsed since he last attended High School Art classes and the first step was to undertake VCE Studio Art. The first year of his artistic career resulted in, distinctions in VCE, a proposal from a leading publisher for an illustrated book and the sale of his first Wildlife paintings. This rapid rise has continued, his work has featured in a books, graphic displays, numerous environmental news letters and a R.S.P.C.A. Calendar and an 8 page feature in ‘The Artist's Palette magazine’ has show cased his work. His work has attracted a number awards, Which include Wildlife Art Society of Australasia & Best Flora or Fauna - Moomba Art Show. His passion for Wildlife shows in his works which are included in local an international collections and are in demand for galleries and as private commissions. An ever-present desire for improvement has been pursued through classes: Watercolour: ‘The Botanical Art School of Melbourne’ under the internationally ...