Artist: Steve Hanks Title: Where the Grass is Greener Edition: Hand Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Artist Proof to 99 - Canvas Giclee to 95 (24" x 36") Select Option Above Image size (inches): 18" x 26 3/4" About the Art: "This painting is a little unusual for me and allowed me to step into a different area of subject matter," says Steve Hanks. "I am not a western artist, I am a figurative artist. Yet, this painting reflects what I've known most of my life. My father and brother worked side by side on my father's ranch for many years and I always wanted to capture the two of them in this place that is so important to my father," he continued. "Creating this painting gave me the chance to look into his world and show it from my own perspective. My father is turning 86 this year and still thinks of this place as paradise ... as the place where the grass is greener." Steve Hanks, whose paintings sensitively portray women and children, spent his childhood on the coast of California. His inspiration to paint developed in his late teens, after his family moved from Ventura County to New Mexico. In the 1960s, Hanks returned to the West Coast, enrolling at the University of California at Berkeley. Later, he attended the Academy of Art in San Francisco and graduated from the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland.
In June, 1998 he was featured artist at the prestigious Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa with a display of more than 40 originals. He was Artist of the Year at the 1999 Pacific Rim Art Exposition, leading the show’s transition from wildlife to a more inclusive range of art.
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