Steve Creighton grew up near Warsaw, Indiana. He majored in both Art and Business at Valparaiso University as an undergraduate and continued his art education with graduate art courses at Indiana University. His oil paintings have won numerous awards including multiple Best of Show distinctions. Creighton’s paintings are held by collectors throughout the country. He is a member of Oil Painters of America, National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society, Hoosier Salon and several Indiana Art Guilds and Associations. His studio is in Warsaw, Indiana where he lives with his wife, Sue. ARTIST’S STATEMENT Painting is about solving problems of light, design, value, form, color and edges. It requires an initial original idea for a particular painting. Still life painting is my passion. It provides me with all the visual concepts and challenges that fascinate me.