Steve Streadbeck grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. Steve’s father was a college professor. This allowed Steve and his family many opportunities to travel extensively during summer vacations. They traveled widely throughout the United States while Steve was young and to Europe on numerous occasions in his later years. Steve’s father had a deep love for art and museums. Through the years this love and appreciation of art was passed to Steve. As Steve’s love for art grew he became determined to develop his skill. He participated in schooling and hands-on courses which helped him fine tune his passion.
When the decision was made to become a full time artist he took an apprenticeship from an established sculptor. In addition to sculpting, this accomplished artist owned a foundry with which he produced his work. This allowed Steve the opportunity to gain an in depth understanding of the sculpting and foundry process from start to finish.
As a young artist Steve loved to sculpt the human form. He felt that it was the epitome of Gods creations. Steve began studying and sculpting the human anatomy. He became determined to learn the human form so well that he could sculpt the human face and body from his memory.
Steve located his family in Lehi, Utah and established a sculpting studio in conjunction with a small ranch. Since Steve’s early days his journey and career has taken him in many unique and wonderful directions. Steve’s commissions have included everything from busts of children to action figures of people of any age. He has done fountains, heroic and monumental-size sculptures, historically famous people, and even solders in action for the United States government.
Steve Streadbeck has truly become a master sculptor. His love of art shows in his work and he is now in collections worldwide. Not only serious art collectors or celebrities enjoy his work, but he is part of the collections of simple collectors who were captivated by his design and execution. Steve enjoys building a relationship with his clients and encourages personal communication at any time. He views his clients as friends who enjoy his passion for the arts.