Canadian artist Steve Tracy was born in California in 1953. After discovering his natural affinity for art with a hand-me-down set of oil paints, Steve began his art at the School of Visual Arts in New York, where he rubbed shoulders with the likes of John Lennon, Yoko Ono, and Andy Warhol in Soho. He went on to graduate from the Colorado Institute of Fine Art furthering his studies in sculpting, design, drawing, illustration and commercial art. Steve also studied printmaking at California's Kala Art Institute and was a member of the Denver Art Student League for many years, as both a student and an instructor.
Steve Tracy paints a variety of genres but has become particularly well recognized for his Canadian landscapes and for his sports collections including his Extreme Skiers. Steve's versatile body of work is recognizable by its vibrant palette and specialized technique. He has traveled and lived in many places in the United States and Canada, and has been dubbed the "Travelling Artist," as he travels and works with his collectors and interior designer's needs. Steve currently paints from his well-appointed country art studio just north of London, Ontario.