Steve Kleier

Artist Bio

As an artist and instructor, Steve has taught drawing and painting for several community organizations. He has led groups to locations around the region for instruction and adventure. Steve enjoys music, reading and outdoor activities, and is married with two children. He has a BFA from Montana State University, Bozeman, MT. 
Art Media

Clark Community College
Gallery 7126 Studio
Helena Art Center
Leach Botanical Garden
Oregon Society of Artists
Portland Fine Arts Guild
Young Audiences of Oregon and SW Washington Sequoia Gallery + Studios

Selected Awards / Juried Exhibitions

Honorable Mention, Columbia Gorge Plein Air Competition
First Place, Hillsboro Plein Air Competition
Grand Prize, Portland Rose Festival Art Exhibit
Second Place, Oregon Society of Artists Fall Competition
Honorable Mention, Pittsburgh International Watercolor Competition
First Place, Oil Painting, Beaverton Festival of Arts
Second Place, Watercolor, Gresham City Exhibit
Adirondacks International Exhibit of Watercolors
Allied Arts Annual International Exhibi

“The purpose of art is to create interest. When it engages the imagination, the viewer will relive the creative process of the artist through the artwork itself. It is the artist’s responsibility to draw images from the “voice within” to bring forth images that are so intensely personal that they are completely universal. The artist must be honest and inquiring so that his work will inspired the creative spirits of the audience. Then it will succeed.”

Artist Statement

Palm Springs Location 

Brian Marki Fine Art & Framing is located at 170 East Arenas Road, between South Indian Canyon Drive and South Palm Canyon Drive. 

Phone: 760-327-5777 

Hours 11 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday, closed Sunday. Available by appointment on request.

We are happy to meet with you by appointment any time.

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