Steven Trefonides is active/lives in Massachusetts. Steven Trefonides is known for portrait, figure, landscape painting, photography.
Biography Steven Trefonides
Steven Trefonides is a well-known Boston painter and photographer. Trefonides grew up in New Bedford, where his father, who died when Trefonides was 7, owned a diner. "I remember my father's shiny orange shoes," he says. "And getting up early." He studied at the Swain School of Design in New Bedford, the Vesper George School of Art in Boston (interrupted by a two-year stint in the Air Force), and finally the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, where he majored in painting, from 1950-54.
The recipient of Tiffany and Fulbright grants, Trefonides' work may be found in the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Currier Museum of Art; the de Cordova Museum; the Cape Cod Museum of Art; the Wadsworth Athenaeum, an
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