Featured Artist of the week - Victor Denfrey Steele

Victor Denfrey Steele 1937-2008

Victor Denfrey Steele's first career was as a Marine Fighter Pilot. After retiring from the Marine Corps he began his second career in art. Vic studied for four years in Atlanta with the Chatovs - Roman, Constantin, and finally Roman's son Marc. Roman and Constantin, now deceased, were Russian immigrants "of the old school."Vic's work is heavily influenced by the Chatovs but he evolved a slightly more impressionistic style. His figures, landscapes, and still life paintings are realistic in shape, form, and value, although the intensity of his colors may be exaggerated or muted to suit his purpose. Sadly, Victor passed away in early April, 2008, and is greatly missed by his family, but his legacy continues on. His blog is dedicated to him and updated by his artist daughter, Tina Steele Lindsey.


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Kim Barker is a Visual Artist (Diploma in Art and Graduate Diploma in Education). She is also a fully trained Reading Recovery Teacher. She has taught RAD (Royal Academy of Dancing) and Cecchetti Ballet Syllabii. Kim also manages the Top Artist' Directory as well as her blog laketrees She lives with her family on the Eastern Central Coast of Australia. Follow Kim at laketrees on Twitter for updates and news