Steve Mumford

Adjunct Faculty



Steve Mumford is a New York-based artist who has made multiple trips since 2003 to Iraq and Afghanistan to draw the conflict zones for Harper’s Magazine and artnet.com. He has also drawn recovering vets at Walter Reed and Brooke   Army Medical Centers, as well as the detainee prisons in Guantanamo, Cuba. He shows his drawings and the oil paintings inspired by his trips at Postmasters Gallery in NYC. Steve did his undergraduate work at the Boston Museum School, where he studied under Boston Expressionist Henry Schwartz and Abstract Expressionist Freidel Dzubas. After wrestling for several years with abstraction, Steve found his home in narrative realism and history painting.

"The figure is nothing unless you can twist it around like a strange miracle."

Willem De Kooning

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