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Steve Powell

Stephen Powell

Stephen Powell was born in County Durham in 1955. He studied painting and printmaking at Hornsey College of Art, London, and before that, he studied Art & Design at Leicester Polytechnic and Hartlepool College of Art.

In 1992 he was artist in residence for the Southampton City Gallery as part of the Town Quay project.

He rented a studio on the quayside for a further three years after the residency before moving his studio to the New Forest.

In 2005 he moved to south west France where he and his family lived for five years. He worked in his studio in Tonnay Boutonne and now regularly exhibits in France and the UK.

Stephen now works out of studios in both Tonnay Boutonne and The New Forest, his home, now.

He still teaches part-time painting and printmaking in colleges throughout the south for more than twenty years. His work is included in private and public collections throughout the UK and France.

 Work in Collections include:

Middlesex University; Whittington Hospital in London; Southampton University …

 Exhibitions include:

London, Belfast, Southampton, Portsmouth, France…