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University of the Arts

Steve Messenger    Equine Artist


Steve Messenger



Education: BFA Degree University of the Arts. 1999-2001

989-1990 Maryland Institute Collage of Art



2001 to Present Equine Artist 

2009-2013 Philadelphia Museum of Art

2010 Opera Co. Of Philadelphia. 

2007-2008 Director, Howard Gallery of Fine Art

2007-2009 Drawing instructor, Mixed Media Art Center

          Private Drawing Instructor offering in-home             drawing classes.

1999-2000 Utrecht Art Supply 


1996-1999  Barn Manager, Gates Head Farm 


1993-1996  Barn Manager Red Rose Farm


1991-1992  Show Groom New Hope Farm



Solo Shows

2012 "Visions of Barcadia” Bucks County Galley of Fine Art

2011 "Black and White" Muse Gallery 

2010“horses” Muse Gallery 

2009 Bucks County Gallery of Fine Art  “Steve Messenger, Recent Works”

2008 Howard Gallery “Make It Personal”

2007 Howard Gallery “ No Horsing Around”


Group Shows

2016 Art Unleashed UARTs Invitational

2015 Art Unleashed UARTs Invitational 

2014 Art Unleashed UARTs Invitational

2013 Phillips Mill Juried Annual

2013. Artworks Trenton NJ.

2012. Phillips Mill Juried annual

2011. New Hope Art League Show

2011. Phillips Mill Juried show

2011. Artsbridge juried annual

2010- Phillips Mill juried annual

2010. Art of the Horse, national juried show

2010. ArtsBridge winter juried show

2010. 440 Gallery juried show Brooklyn NY.

2009. Muse Gallery New Members Show

2009. Artsbridge summer juried show

2009. Artsbridge winter show (juried)

2008. F.U.E.L collection grand small works show (juried)

2008. ArtsBridge Annual (Juried)  

2008. Mixed Media Gallery 250 Show (Juried)

2008. Mixed Media Gallery “Mermaid” Show (Juried) 

2007. Cheltenham Art Center  (Juried) 

2007. 440 Gallery Small Works (Juried)

2007. Mixed Media Gallery 400 Show (Juried) 

2007. Mixed Media Gallery Fall Show (Juried)

2007. Ellarslie Museum (Juried)

2006. Phillips Mill Annual (Juried)

2006. Mixed Media Gallery Drawing Show (Juried)

2006. Swan Gallery 

2005. Mixed Media Gallery Drawiing Show (Juried) 

2005. Sally French Gallery 

2004. ArtsBridge Annual (Juried) 

2004. Mixed Media Gallery “Peaceable Kingdom” Show 

2003. Hrefna Jonsdottior Gallery 

2003. Cheltenham Art Center (Juried) 

2002. Hicks Art Center “Cross Section” Show 

2002. River Bank Arts Gallery 

2001. River Bank Arts Gallery 




Honorable Mention ArtsBridge Winter show

Best in Show, Mixed Media juried drawing show

Honorable Mention, ArtsBridge juried show

Honorable Mention, Cheltenham Art Center juried show

Honorable Mention, Mixed Media juried drawing show

Best in Painting, Cheltenham Art Center Members show

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