Jeff Stevenson: is a painter and mixed media collage artist with a strong foundation in representational painting. Stevenson earned a BS degree in Medical Illustration from The Ohio State University and an MFA in Painting from Ohio University. He has exhibited his artwork in group and solo shows and has received numerous awards for his work. Exhibition Record / CV
Stevenson has taught studio art classes, art history, and other subjects through Governors State University, Prairie State College, South Suburban College, Columbia College, The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, and Ohio University.
With over 30 years of professional experience in the visual arts as a practicing studio artist, arts writer, college professor, curator and director, Stevenson is currently the Director of the Visual Arts Gallery at Governors State University, and the Interim Director of the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park.
In 2006, Stevenson developed a college level course that provides opportunities for students to explore their own creativity and to study creativity as an academic subject. Using the principles of this course and other sources, Stevenson offers Life Coaching for anyone interested in doing anything more creatively. Life Coaching – A Creative Life