The Maple Tree by Lee Steadman
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
    Men's International Art Exhibition
  • Leigh Yawkey-Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI
    Annual Birds In Art Exhibition
  • Hunt Botanical Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
    6th International Exhibition of Botanical Art and Illustration
  • National Geographic Society Headquarters, Washington, DC
    Birds of North America Exhibition
  • New York State Natural History Conference,
    New York State Museum, Albany, NY
  • Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, Cincinnati, OH
    Nature Interpreted Art Show
  • M. Gentile Art Gallery, Cleveland, OH
  • G and R Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  • Blue Sky Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Snow Goose Gallery, Georgetown, Washington, DC
  • Yellow Springs Art Show, Yellow Springs, PA
  • American Ornithological Meetings, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Rolling Rock Club, Ligioneer, PA
    Masters of Wildlife Art Invitational
    St. Vincent College, Latrobe, PA
  • Reflections Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • Ruth Morpeth Gallery, Princeton, NJ
  • Art in the Mountains, Nemicolin, PA

Click on the above photo to visit Lee's biographical sketch at the Arts Council of Erie.

Wolf Moon by Lee Steadman
  • Artist in Residence, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA
  • Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, Artist Residency Program
    Teaching from 3rd grade to 12th, drawing, painting and design.
  • Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History
    Workshop on nature drawing for K through 12 teachers.
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
    Academic Festival Lecture on the Galapagos Islands.
  • Warren Art League, Warren, PA
    Lecture on history of bird illustration in the United States.
  • Smithsonian Press, Washington, D.C.
    Illustrated the book, Galapagos: Discovery on Darwin's Islands by D.W. Steadman and Steven Zousmer, published in 1985. This work includes 51 watercolor plates.
  • Smithsonian Institution, Galapagos Ecuador
    Field illustrator and research assistant on a six-week trip of paleontological research and exploration.
  • National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C.
    One of several illustrators for The National Geographic Society Field Guide to birds of North America.
  • Fred Rogers. P.B.S. television personality, Pittsburgh, PA
    Illustrated book, I Do and I Don't.
  • New York State Museum, Labrador, Canada
    Field Illustrator and research assistant on a tour week trip of scientific research and exploration.
  • Andrews & McMeel Publishers
    Illustrated book, Nature: The Beauty and Wonder, 1994.
    17 watercolors celebrating the beauty of nature.
  • Augsburg Fortress Publishers
    Illustrated book, In The beginning There Was No Sky by Walter Wangerin, Jr.
  • University of Florida, Santa Ana, Mexico
    Field Illustrator and research assistant on three week trip of scientific research and exploration.
For illustrative work, contact
Lee Steadman directly or
contact Cliff Knecht by
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Maple Shadows by Lee Steadman
  • Smithsonian Institution Graduate School, Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, 1981
    Scientific Illustration Degree
  • East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1982
    M.FA. Program in Illustration, no degree
  • Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA, 1982
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing, Minor in Art History
  • American Artist Magazine, November 1995 Featured in the article Evaluating the Important Elements of a Landscape by Steve Doherty
  • Wildlife Art, July/August 1996 Featured in the article Seeking the Everyday Exotic by Lora E. Rutkowski
  • The Wildwood Show, Akron, OH, 1998.
  • Curator: Pittsburgh Watercolor Society Annual Show
  • Curator: Trio-State Watercolor Show, Glass Growers Gallery, Erie, PA
  • P.B.S. WQLN, Artist of the Year,1991, Erie, PA
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society, Artist of the Year, 1992
  • Distinguished Alumni Award in Arts, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA
  • Smithsonian World Television Program, Public broadcasting System "On the Shoulders of Giants". This one hour documentary featured the research that D.W. Steadman and I conducted in the Galapagos Islands.
  • The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Three Rivers Lecture Series, feature magazine article.
  • The Best of Wildlife Art, Rockport Press. Book featuring painting of dark-rumped petrel.

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