Steve DanceSEA - Pictures by Artist
...Steve Dance email:firstname.lastname@example.org - web:www.dance-studio.co.uk Steve was born into a poor working class family in Hackney East London 1953, moving to Stevenage, Hertfordshire at 5 years old.
Father's words "In a search of a better life".
Demonstrating reasonable talent at school, he
was offered a place at Art College
at 16 but the lure of ,8.00 per week as an apprentice electronics engineer and a shiny Motorbike in a local shop window proved too great. Steve
has had no formal art training but has continued to occasionally paint and draw, normally at the request of a friend or family member and for a short period was successfully selling Watercolours on a Freeserve Auction Site.
Following the death of his
Father in January 2006, Steve
decided to plan his
way out of a successful career in Computing with the aim of learning his
trade as a full time artist and by 2008 will have severed all ties with the IT industry. His
first encounters with horses were in less than ideal circumstances.He
would visit his
cousin at work, a Butcher at a local Slaughterhouse where old, sick or unwanted horses were sent for slaughter.
still competes locally at unaffiliated Showjumping, and One Day Events. He
is currently "experimenting" with Acrylic on Canvas and displays some of his
work on his