Steven Alexander makes abstract paintings that are characterized by luminous color, sensuous surfaces and iconic configurations. His work has been exhibited and collected extensively throughout the United States and abroad, and is represented by the David Findlay Jr. Gallery in New York. He holds an MFA in painting from Columbia University, where he studied with Richard Pousette-Dart and Dore Ashton among others. His awards include a studio residency at P.S.1 in Long Island City, and the Belin Foundation grant for painting, as well as numerous commissions including the lobby of the Hines Building in New York City. He has been Artist in Residence at Studio Art Centers International in Florence and Visiting Artist at Parsons School of Design in New York, and is currently an Associate Professor of Art at Marywood University. He maintains a home and studio in the hills of eastern Pennsylvania.