As an Artist, Teacher and Juror, Steve is an elected member of the Colour and Form Society, and an elected member and previously Director of Exhibitions for the Society of Canadian Artists 2012-2014. He was on the board of Directors at Beaux-Arts Brampton from 2003-2007 serving as President the last 2 years, and previously Vice-President of the Mississauga Arts Society. He has co-juried the 2nd Annual Wildlife Nature and Native Show at Beaux-Arts 2010 with international artists Charles Pachter and Daphne Odjig as well as juried the CFS 2’x2’ exhibition, the Orangeville art group members show and the Franklin Carmichael Art Centre annual show to name a few.
Steve is in many private and corporate collections throughout the world; his work has also been featured at Queens Park, in The Peel Gallery, Brampton City Hall, Mississauga Gallery and Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Burnie. Tasmania, and Istanbul Turkey, He has been featured in many magazine and articles in print including a 7 page feature article in the inaugural issue of “FutuReale” in 2008 and his work graced the cover, he was also featured in a 3 page article in “SIDEROADS of Caledon and King” spring issue 2016. He was recently invited to attend to the 8th Portakal Cicegi International Plastic Arts Colony which took place at Sapanca Dogapark Turkey, 11-19 June 2016 on behalf of Industrial developer and art collector Ahmet Şahin, the founder and the chairman of the board of Portakal Çiçeği Art Colony,for a 2 week venues with 29 international artist to paint for Ahmet Şahin and his museum collection that will be built soon.
Some of the awards he has received are; most recently Honourable Mention Award at the VAM 39th Annual Juried show at the Art Gallery of Mississauga 2017, Award of Excellence, Best Mixed Media” at the Mount Carmel Fine Arts Festival, Niagara Falls Ontario 2012, Artist Hand Award for Sculpture at the 6th Anniversary Show at Beaux-Arts Brampton, Honourable Mention Award at the Vaughan Juried Show 2008 Thornhill for “After the Rain”, Honourable Mention Award at the Mississauga 2nd Annual Juried Photographic an New Media Show for “Industrial Light and Pail” as well as Honourable Mention Award at the International Winter Juried Show at the OSHAC Qualicum Beach BC coinciding with the Winter Olympics (One of 2 Ontario Artists) for “City Lights (Toronto).