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Steven Stroud was born and raised in Park Ridge, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. He holds degrees from Drake University and The Art Center College of Design. He served four years in the U. S. Navy as a graphic artist and photographer.

Mr. Stroud was an illustrator for over twenty-five years and has done covers of countless bestsellers, including those by Isaac Asimov, Stephen King, Clive Cussler, and John Sanford. He has done special editions of works by Pearl Buck, John Cheever, William Faulkner, Joseph Heller, Joyce Carol Oates and William Styron. His many corporate accounts have included NBC, Pepsi Cola, General Electric, UPS, Omega Engineering and the Department of Defense.

He is a past President of the Society of Illustrators and currently serves as a trustee and advisor to the Executive Board of Directors. Mr. Stroud’s studio has been host to many student interns and he has lectured at all levels of education. He was the 2010 Commencement Speaker for the Paier College of Art in Hamden, Connecticut. Mr. Stroud is featured in the books The Illustrator in America, by Walter Reed and Knowing Darkness, Artists inspired by Stephen King, by George Beahm.

Mr. Stroud’s love of landscape painting led to a second career. For the past ten years he has devoted himself exclusively to gallery painting and landscapes. In that time, he has had numerous highly successful group and one-man shows. His work is in the permanent collection of the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut as well as hundreds of private collections

Mr. Stroud’s studio is located in the enormous sky-lit loft of a 135 year-old former factory near the banks of the Housatonic River. He and his wife, Nancy, have lived in Shelton, Connecticut for 33 years. They have two children, Sarah, a staff member with the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts and Michael, former lead guitar with Dashboard Confessional and currently one-half of the band RATATAT.

Tilting at Windmills is pleased to include the works of Steven H. Stroud in our collection of quality artists.

FIREFIGHTERS

Steven Stroud
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Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 8″ x 10″

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POPHAM VISITORS

Price:$8500
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 30″ x 48″

A “PERFECT” example of the beach life that was prior to summer of 2020. Hopefully, this will be possible again in the future.

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LIGHTHOUSE FISHERMAN

Price:$5400
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 24″ x 36″

This painting shows fishermen waiting for the catch for supper or even a catch!!

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LANDS END

Price:$5400
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 24″ x 36″

Steven Stroud painted this piece with strong feelings of memory many summers ago chugging up the coast with old friends. Steven’s paintings have such reality and emotion.

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A DAY AT THE BEACH

Price:$5400
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 24″ x 36″

This piece is just filled with BEACHY feelings. Hot sun….cool water and the hubbub of conversation heard in between waves!

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AFTERNOON AT THE BEACH

Price:$3400
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 18″ x 24″

Who cannot identify with the feeling in Steven’s people – scapes. They are compelling.

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WINTER SLEDDING

Steven Stroud
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Medium: Oil on linen
Size: 16″ x 22″ 

My feet and hands get cold remembering sledding as a child. But this day is sunny and I am sure there is joy in every run!

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MAINE SHORE

Steven Stroud
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Medium: Oil on linen
Size: 12″ x 16″ 

THIS PIECE POPS! It is a great statement on the crisp day on a rocky Maine shoreline.

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LEONARD’S FARM

Steven Stroud
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Medium: Oil on linen
Size: 18″ x 24″ 

The lone field tree on any farm is so typical. It is an icon of survival.

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THE SATURDAY TRAVELERS

Steven Stroud
Price: $10,000
Medium: Oil on linen
Size: 36 x 48 

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CENTRAL PARK ART CRITIC

Price:$3200
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 18 in. x 24 in.

Summer storms on the water offer great drama.

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STRATTON BOARDS

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Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 30 in. x 40 in.

COLOR, good cheer and excitement shine out from this painting.

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MOTHER AND CHILD

Price: $1600
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 11 in x 14 in

A wonderfully, typical scene at all beaches!

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POPHAM BEACH STROLL

Price: $2800
Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 16 in x 20 in

Who would not want to be reminded of a memory at sunset like this!?

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WINTER BIRCHES

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Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 24 in x 36 in

A Steven Stroud landscape offers a very atmospheric feeling and are highly prized.

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VERMONT SUMMER FESTIVAL

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Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 32 in x 48 in

This painting depicts the excitement in East Dorset, Vermont during the early summer.  Every year hundreds of jumpers and riders from all over the country come to enjoy this state of the art facility and the wonders of a Vermont summer.

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SNOW DAY

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Medium: Oil on Linen
Size: 30″ x 48″

Snow Day is a scene from Bromley Ski Area in Vermont, possessing the wonderful feeling of a gifted day on the slopes .

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SATURDAY TRAVELERS

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Medium:
Oil on Linen
Size:
36 in x 48″ in

Saturday travelers is a great depiction of the people passing thru Grand Central Station on the week-end.  Steven calls this expression, Peoplescapes!

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GRAND CENTRAL STATION

Price: $ SOLD

Medium: Oil on Linen

Size: 48 in x 30 in

For many years Steven has wanted to paint a scene from Grand Central Station.  No one has captured the feeling as well as Steven!

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BEACH GATHERING

Price: $3800
Medium:
Oil on Linen
Size:
18″ x 24″

Steven’s people and landscapes have been a long time favorite for clients at Tilting.

 

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BEACH FOG

Steven Stroud

Price: $3800

Medium: Oil on Linen

Size: 18 in x 24 in

Steven’s people and landscapes have been a long time favorite for clients at Tilting.

 

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