Steve Ko Art Studio

Steve S. Ko, internationally known portrait artist and a teacher

Education

    Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
    Masters in Divinity
    Fort Worth, Texas, 2003~2006
   
    Art Center College of Design
    Honors, B.F.A. in Illustration
    Pasadena, California, 1993~1996

Galleries

    The Victorian Gallery, Dallas, Texas, 2003~2008
    Generation Art Gallery, Napa Valley, California, 2002~2003
    Americana, Carmel, California, 2002~2003
    New Master's, Carmel, California, 2002~2003
    Fairmont Art Gallery, Sonoma, California, 2002~2003

Published Book

    "The Wherewolf?", children's book, 2002
    All About Kids Publishing Co.
    ISBN: 0-615-11427-X

Major Experience

    Private Art Instructor, California and Texas, Over 160  Steve's students have gone to top ten private art colleges
    1990~Present
    Graphic Designer, Interprise, Dallas, Texas
    2007~2008
    Marketing Director, All About Kids Publishing Co., San Jose, California
    2001~2002
    Marketing Director, American Portwell Technologies, INC., Fremont, California
    2000~2001
    Instructor, Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, California
    2002~2003
    Instructor, Pacific Coast Christian Academy, Salinas, California
    2002~2003
    Instructor, West Valley College, Portrait Painting, Saratoga, California
    1999
 

Exhibitions
   Western Regional Exhibition of Traditional Oils, Oil Painters of America, 2017

   "Best of Anerica", National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society, 2017

   2nd Place, Open Juried Show, Trinity Art Guilds, 2017

   2016 National Show, Oil Painters of America, Dallas, 2016

   Small Artworks, Richeson 75, Wisconsin, 2016

   Small Artworks, Gallery Award, Shirts Factory Gallery, New York, 2016

   1st Place, Open Juried Show, Trinity Art Guilds, 2016

   Best of Show, Open Juried Show, Trinity Art Guilds, 2015

   Invited Artist of the Month, Verizon Co., Headquarter, Irving, Texas, 2005

   "Creation", Startbucks, TCU Fort Worth, Texas, 2004

   Carmel Art Festival, Carmel, California, 1996

   "Testimony of;", Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, 1996

   1st Place, "T-Shirt Design Contest", Radio Korea, Los Angeles, California, 1995

   1st Place in Painting, "Montalvo Art Competition", Montalvo Art Gallery, Saratoga, California, 1993

   2nd Place in Graphics, "49th Annual Santa Clara County Fair Art Exhibition", Santa Clara, California, 1993

   "Life Drawing Exhibition", West Valley College Art Gallery, Saratoga, California, 1992

   "Political Art Exhibition", West Valley College Art Gallery, Saratoga, California, 1992

   3rd Place in Graphics, "48th Annual Santa Clara County Fair Art Exhibition", Santa Clara, California, 1992



Scholarships

    Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, 1994~1996
    Kimbo Scholarship Foundation, Los Angeles, California, 1996

Church membership
    First Baptist Dallas

About the Artist