Ralph L. Steeds



Artist:  Ralph L. Steeds, born March 1942, Oklahoma City Okla.

M.F.A. Printmaking and Painting University of Oklahoma 1973.

Studied at the Tamarind Institute Summer Workshop for Professionals, New Mexico. 1996.

Participated in the summer Workshop on Printmaking, Haystack Mountain School Of Crafts, Maine. 2002.

1975 to present.  Teaching printmaking and drawing at the University Of North Carolina, Pembroke.  Professor Emeritus. 

2005, Summer, Taught American Indian art history at Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung-Li Taiwan.

Resides in Red Springs North Carolina. Has own print shop with lithography and etching facilities.  rsteeds@nc.rr.com.

Has been included in over 200 national, internationa, and regional exhibitions since 1980.

Selected Museum, Corporation and Private Collections include: Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art,  1900 W. MacArthur, Shawnee Oklahoma 74804. Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, North Carolina. Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond Virginia.  University of Oklahoma Art Museum, Norman Oklahoma.  Del Mare College Museum, Corpus Christi, TexasFayetteville Museum of Art, North CarolinaUniversity of Southern California at Chico State, Study Collection.  Austin Peay State University, drawing collection.  Columbus Museum of ArtOklahoma Museum of Art.  Rijksprentenkabinet, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.  Winston Press Archive Collection.  Collection of the House of Humor and Satire, Gabrovo, Bulgaria.  Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.  Study Collection, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa.  Kohler Art Library, Study Collection, Madison, Wisconsin.  Texas Tech University, Color Print Study Collection, Lubbock Texas.   Southern Graphics International Archive Collection. Work in collections in Korea, Brazil, Japan and England and many others. 

Represented by:  Ben Pickard Art Gallery Inc.  Oklahoma City Okla.

© Ralph L. Steeds 2008