An artist, transitioning from painting and mixed media in the late 2000's to working exclusively in photography Steven Duede brings a sense of painting to his use of the camera. The influence of painting in much of the photographic work cannot be understated. Originally from the midwestern USA Steven has been living and working in the Boston Massachusetts area since 2001. With a work history in museum operations, academic office administration as well as consulting and design for museums, galleries and arts non profits he carries his attachment to the creative process to all work. Currently Steven serves as a corporator to the board of directors with the Griffin Museum of Photography. His work has been recognized and supported as a fellowship finalist for "artistic excellence" by the Massachusetts Cultural Council for 2017 and In February 2016 he founded and works as principal of Aspect Initiative, an online gallery showcasing Fine Art Photography in New England. Visit: AspectInitiative.com. Having studied painting, printmaking and photography at the Kansas City Art Institute, then becoming an entrepreneur, for a time owning and operating a small music shop and gallery, Steven has devoted much of life to making art and working in creative environments. Work has been exhibited regularly in the Boston area, New England, and around the nation.
Steven Duede is represented by 555 Gallery in Boston MA.
Selected Museums and Galleries include the Danforth Museum of Art, Griffin Museum of Photography, Colorado Photographic Arts Center/Denver, DeCordova Museum, Photo Center North West in Seattle WA. Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 555 Gallery/Boston, Sohn Fine Art, Site: Brooklyn, Kiernan Gallery. Public Art Projects with United Photo Industries (The FENCE) as well as King Co. PCNW (City Panorama) in Seattle. Works in private collections in Boston MA, Cambridge MA. Kansas City MO, St. Louis MO. Burlington VT, Namur Belgium EU. Permanent collections: Danforth Museum, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Boston Properties.