Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Guelph
Media Arts Diploma, Sheridan College
Augmented Reality & Exhibition Design
Upon graduating from the Sheridan College Media Arts program, Steve worked as an art director at Leo Burnett, leading integrated media projects for clients such as Kelloggs, Procter & Gamble, Four Seasons, Visa and Disney. With that experience, he co-founded Magic Pony, external link, opens in new window, a Toronto-based creative venue hybrid composed of a retail environment, exhibition space, e-commerce site, book publishing and educational program. Magic Pony's mission was and continues to be to inspire other creative-minded individuals to engage with the art & design that exists all around us. He created cultural events in collaboration with the AGO, Luminato Festival, Harbourfront Centre, Nuit Blanche, The Drake Hotel, Make a Wish Foundation, Toronto Tourism and Design Exchange.He also teaches 4th year Entrepreneurship for graduating creatives within OCADU's Design Faculty
Why Digital Media?
Exploring new digital media possibilities to elevate curatorial programming and make the world of art & design accessible to a wider audience.
Formed the publishing imprint of Magic Pony, external link, opens in new window to designed & publish nearly a dozen books with a focus on the Canadian artistic community.