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The following information was submitted by the artist's mother, Elizabeth Trower:
Steve Trower was born Steven Pitt Trower, January 7th, 1947 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
From 1963 he traveled extensively in the Middle & Far East for three years. During this time he worked in a Tibetan refugee camp in Nepal, and taught English for one year in Turkey.
In 1969 he went to London and studied Art at Walthamstow School of Art and later at Maidstone College of Art.
Between 1970 and 1988 he had exhibitions in England, Wales & Canada, including:
John Moore's Liverpool
Nicholas Treadwell London
Aberbach Fine Art London
Studio 4 Hampstead London
Gallery 181 London
Tolly Cobbold Cambridge & London
Artelier Gallery London
Gulbenkian Gallery Newcastle upon Tyne
Wyeside Arts Centre Wales
Theatre Clwyd Wales
Phoenix Arts Leicester
Lyric Theatre London
Artists' Co-operative of Toronto Canada
In 1988 Steve went to live in France, first in Paris, having several exhibitions, including: D'Klie Arts Club and Foyer de la Madeleine
Then he moved to Provence and lived in Martigue and had an exhibition at the Moulin de Cezanne
Some of Steve's most popular paintings are: Red boot; Mary's shoes; Adamant
He also specialized in portraits, including one of Sir Kenneth Lewis, MP and several self-portraits.
His favourite medium was oil/canvas, but he also worked in acrylic/canvas & in pencil.
All his life, Steve battled against poor health and he died in Marseilles in 2005