Steven received his BFA from Purdue University Fort Wayne and his MFA from the Herron School of Art and Design in Furniture Design/Woodworking. Aside from his studio practice, he has freelanced in Indianapolis and Columbus IN, working on the furniture design, product design end, while also working as fabricator to design/build small business. Steven is an alum of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. To support his studio research, Steven has attended annual conferences from the Furniture Society, National Institute for Organ Builders, and Fabtech Chicago.
Steven lives and works in Columbus IN where he manages the Fabrication Labs for the Indiana University J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program. He continues to be an active member of the Furniture Society, the American Craft Council and Society for the Arts and Crafts.