Stephen Kleier

Education: BFA Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Work Experience

I owned and operated a commercial art studio called Studio Backgrounds. The product was 2d and 3d art for photography and video productions. Clients included Nike, Tektronix, Stash Tea, Microsoft and more.

Teaching Experience

I have taught drawing and painting for several community organizations. I have led groups to locations around the region for plein air outings.

Art Media

Clark Community College

Helena Art Center

Keizer Art Association

Oregon Society of Artists

Portland Fine Arts Guild

Sequoia Gallery and Studios

Selected Awards/Juried Exhibitions

Grand prize Portland Rose Festival Art Exhibit

1st Place Hillsboro Plein aire

Honorable Mention Pittsburgh Watercolor Competition

1st Place Oil Painting Beaverton Festival of the Arts

2nd Place Watercolor Gresham City Exhibit

People’s Choice Umpqua Valley Plein aire

People’s Choice OSA annual exhibit

Adirondacks International Exhibit of Watercolors

Allied Arts Annual International Exhibit