Steve Caldwell is a UK-based artist and portrait painter.
He received his formal training as a medical illustrator at The North East Wales Institute and has worked internationally since 1995.
Steve is known for producing meticulously realistic artwork in acrylics for portrait commissions, private collections, exhibitions and the publishing industry.
Selected clients have included : Puffin Books, IPC, Severnhouse, BBC, DC Thompson, Scholastic, The Stamp Centre, Miles Kelly Publishing, Mr Terry Molloy, Oxford University Press, Hirst Books, Ankerfelt Press and Allied Artists.
As an exhibiting artist, Steve has shown works at the following :
The BP Portrait Award 2014 at The National Portrait Gallery.
The Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2014.
Brave New Realists at GoFigurative, London 2014.
Shortlisted for Artist of the Year, 2013 (Artists & Illustrators Magazine).
A & I Artists of the Year Exhibition, 2014 at The Mall Galleries, London.
RWS/The Sunday Times Watercolour Exhibition, 2012 at The Mall Galleries, London.
The RBSA Portrait Prize Competition, 2013 (Third prize winner).
The Cork Street Open Exhibition, 2013 in Mayfair, London.
DART’s Morecambe unframed Exhibition, 2013.
The Wirral Society of Arts Open Exhibition, 2012.
“Realism” at The Gallery Liverpool, 2013.
The London, Bologna, Frankfurt and Chicago Book Fairs.