• STEVEN NEDERVEEN

    Mixed media paintings that capture the magic and wonder of nature.

     

     

  • Welcome!

    Thanks for visiting. Let me tell you a bit about my work.

     

    I love mystery and wonder, it's at the heart of my work.

    Out in nature, the immense scale of the cosmos, mountain peaks and endless oceans often leaves me at a loss for words. Nature has the ability to transform people, to bring us to a state of expanded awareness where we feel a part of something immense and beautiful. Nature gives us the opportunity to let down our guard and open ourselves to curiosity, wonder and joy. It has filled me and nourished me. This is what I try to express through painting.

     

    Using a combination of realistic landscape photographs with painterly brush strokes, drips and splatters, I blur the lines of "realism" and experience. While some paintings are serene and ephemeral, others are like strange atmospheric events, each suggestive of nature's mysterious and ever changing landscape.

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  • WHAT'S NEW AND INTERESTING

    BRAIN PROJECT JUROR

     

    I'm honoured to have been selected to be a fellow Juror on this year's Brain Project! The brain sculpture are all over Toronto's downtown core, check them out!

     

    The last 2 years I was a participant in painting one of the brain sculptures. See below.

     

     

     

    I REPRESENTED CANADA IN ICELAND!

    I was invited to create a painting for the Canadian Embassy

    in Iceland as part of the Canada 150th celebrations.

    I gave two audio/visual presentations, one in Akureyri and one in Reykjavik.

     

    Here is the painting I created for them.

    Artwork: Ocean Crossing, 30x60 inches, mixed media, 2017

    CANADIAN HOUSE AND HOME MAGAZINE

    A great article and a lovely home.

     

     

     

     

    VANCOUVER HOME MAGAZINE ARTICLE

    Here's a great article about the development of my artistic life and my last show.

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    Vancouver Home Magazine -article
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