(1922 - 2001)
James Louis Steg was active/lived in Louisiana. James Steg is known for graphics, drawing-figure-portrait.
Biography James Steg
Signed and dated lower right, unframed.
James “Jim” Steg, now considered the most influential New Orleans
printmaker of the twentieth century, only recently received this
prestigious designation. A posthumous solo retrospective at the New
Orleans Museum of Art in 2017 titled “Jim Steg: New Work” sparked a
renewed interest in his oeuvre, focusing not only on printmaking, but
also on his innovative forays into the fields of photography, collage,
and sculpted wood. Steg spent much of his life as the head of the
graphics department at Newcomb College teaching methods of printmaking,
some of which he himself had pioneered. Before his tenure at Newcomb,
Steg studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and served in the Army
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