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Steve Frenkel
Marietta, GA

About the Artist

Steve FrenkeI was born and raised in Detroit, earning a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His business career was spent in fine paper, printing and graphic design and advertising. The settings of Steve’s artwork take place in an imaginary world inspired by memories, daydreams and his curiosity about the world around us. Steve has created almost five hundred unique paintings, drawings and watercolors since 1991. Photography has also been a lifelong passion. His camera work, over five decades, exceeds ten thousand images.

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About the Artist

Steve FrenkeI was born and raised in Detroit, earning a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. His business career was spent in fine paper, printing and graphic design and advertising. The settings of Steve’s artwork take place in an imaginary world inspired by memories, daydreams and his curiosity about the world around us. Steve has created almost five hundred unique paintings, drawings and watercolors since 1991. Photography has also been a lifelong passion. His camera work, over five decades, exceeds ten thousand images.

Artist’s Work

Big angel drive in
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Big Angel Drive-In

By Steve Frenkel

A difficult delivery
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A Difficult Delivery

By Steve Frenkel

Cannon ball lane
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Cannon Ball Lane

By Steve Frenkel

Old inlet trail
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Old Inlet Trail

By Steve Frenkel

Rockin beaver
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Rockin' Beaver

By Steve Frenkel

A crow named icarus
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A Crow named Icarus

By Steve Frenkel

Penguin dreams fish
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Penguin Dreams: Fish

By Steve Frenkel

Beaver woods
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Beaver Woods

By Steve Frenkel

The runner 2
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The Runner

By Steve Frenkel

Field of peace
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Field of Peace

By Steve Frenkel

The road to nara
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The Road to Nara

By Steve Frenkel

16lonely muse
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Lonely Muse

By Steve Frenkel

Home sweet mirage
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Home Sweet Mirage

By Steve Frenkel

Penguin dreams fire
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Penguin Dreams: Fire

By Steve Frenkel

Stevens key
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Steven's Key

By Steve Frenkel

Tex beaverbow
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Tex Beaverbow

By Steve Frenkel

The chicago kid
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The Chicago Kid

By Steve Frenkel

Strange coast
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Strange Coast

By Steve Frenkel

A midwestern archipelago
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A Midwestern Archipelago

By Steve Frenkel

Old orchard road
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Old Orchard Road

By Steve Frenkel

The electric nopal ranch 2
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The Electric Nopal Ranch

By Steve Frenkel

Dark island
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Dark Island

By Steve Frenkel

Counterpane
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Counterpane

By Steve Frenkel

Seedpod
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Seedpod

By Steve Frenkel

Panama
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The Gunboat, Panama

By Steve Frenkel

The boat parade
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The Boat Parade

By Steve Frenkel

On black angus drive
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On Black Angus Drive

By Steve Frenkel

A house by the shore
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A House by the Shore

By Steve Frenkel

Mr beavers ride
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Mr. Beaver's Ride

By Steve Frenkel

Penguin dreams ice
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Penguin Dreams: Ice

By Steve Frenkel

Pylon
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Pylon

By Steve Frenkel

Doggy dog world
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Doggy Dog World

By Steve Frenkel

The last outpost
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The Last Outpost

By Steve Frenkel

The old coast road
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The Old Coast Road

By Steve Frenkel

Just plane noisy
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Just Plane Noisy

By Steve Frenkel

Maestro beaverotti
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Maestro Beaverotti

By Steve Frenkel

Miss hummingbirds ride
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Miss Hummingbird's Ride

By Steve Frenkel

Stranded
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Stranded

By Steve Frenkel

A total eclipse of the sun
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A Total Eclipse of the Sun

By Steve Frenkel

Incident at fire lake
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Incident at Fire Lake

By Steve Frenkel

Pg bypass
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On the P.G. Bypass

By Steve Frenkel

Mcnaughts commet
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McNaughts Comet

By Steve Frenkel

Selected Exhibitions

  • Group show at Catherine Kelleghan Gallery
    Atlanta, GA, 2009
  • Two man exhibit at Finer Things Gallery
    Nashville, TN, 2008
  • STEVE FRENKEL: Selected Works 1986 - 2006 at LaGrange Art Museum
    LaGrange, GA, 2006
  • Solo show "Imaginary Places" at Steinway Gallery
    Chapel Hill, NC, 2001

Press and Accolades

  • AMERICAN ART COLLECTOR ANNUAL / Alcove Books,Berkeley, CA / A painting & artist's statement, Tom Palmer, Editor
    November 2010
  • NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS, Volume 82: 14th Southern Competition / The Open Studios Press,Boston, MA / Three paintings & biography, Pages 64 - 67, Ron Platt, Juror
    August 2009
  • AMERICAN ARTIST MAGAZINE / Volume 72, Issue 793 - American Artist, New York, NY / Two paintings and text , Page 20, Stephen Doherty - Editor
    December 2008

Education

  • University of Michigan , Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design
    Ann Arbor, MI,1965