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Photograph of Artist STEVE SMILEN
STEVE SMILEN
New York, New York - United States


, I Scream, Still Life, $578
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, Be Like Mich, Portrait, Request Price
, Mccain Constituent Deaf,D, Political, Request Price
, Wayne From Boston, , Not For Sale
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, Sweets, Animals, $892
, David, , Request Price

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Artist Statement

Being an addict to something isn't always bad. I am an addict.I don't shoot up, drink, do coke or even pepsi but I am an addict. Do you know what it's like.. to be addicted to something? That came about to grab you very slowly,over time. And viola.. you're hooked.Well, it happened that way to me. Over a period of say 30 years, I tried painting,pen and pencil, paper, graphic design. All well and good. I tried working with wood frames and triptychs. That felt alright too. But one day, after many years of using other mediums to create my art, I evolved. Like a pupa changing into a butterfly, my art went from working with a pallette of colored paper, canvas of panels of wood to beginning to create with a whole new medium- MOSAICS. No longer is my work in the form of colored PAPER. Instead, I now combine thousands of tiny pieces of glass and stone to create. All my works are as vivid in their colors and as deep as anything done with paint. I strive to capture the intensity, complexity and inner psyche of the piece. I show too, the work done in paper mosaic. To show to you the viewer, the evolution that my art has gone through. I now no longer have the cravings left by unfulfilled creativity. I now am a happily addicted mosacist! I have an awful lot to ...

Original Artworks (21)

Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{I_Scream-1220025842.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
10 x 31 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Be_Like_Mich-1218224746.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
14 x 15 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{McCain_Constituent_Deaf,Dumb_and_a_Lousy_Dresser-1217107961.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
18 x 18 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Francis_Sinatra-1212348385.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
11 x 18 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Wayne_from_Boston-1208802718.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
8 x 10 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Not For Sale
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Sweets-1208617045.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
14 x 21 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{David-1208304127.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
8 x 10 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Glass Fused, size_width{fused_glass_plate_1-1208282837.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Fused Glass, 2008
6 x 9 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Philip-1208281950.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
16 x 22 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Renaissance_wounded-1207253739.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
13 x 16 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Herder-1205080704.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
10 x 14 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Coptic_Crooner-1203617990.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
12 x 20 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{royal_fayuom_male-1201663352.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
11 x 17 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{young_fayoum-1201663143.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2008
20 x 24 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Fayum_Royale-1192232928.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2007
17 x 22 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Faiyum_male_II-1189971567.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2007
14 x 17 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Faiyum_Female-1188326082.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2007
12 x 18 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Faiyum1-1187803833.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2007
13 x 22 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{BlueCrossBlueSchiele-1182605492.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2007
18 x 32 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Steve Smilen, , , Original Mosaic, size_width{Bahian_Beauty-1179928005.jpg} X
Steve Smilen
Original Mosaic, 2007
17 x 20 x 1 inches (W x H x D)
United States
Not For Sale