Steven Crawford is an award-winning New York City based artist. Steven moved to NYC in 2001 from Oregon. His artwork reflects the belief that photography should be conceived before the image is captured and executed in the camera. He primarily works in studio using large format film and digital backs. Steven uses lighting to create color and creates two-dimensional graphic images inspired by turn of the century Botanical drawings. The work draws from the artist's deep knowledge of lighting technique and an eye to the history of photography. Steven's work has gained international acclaim and has been shown in solo and group exhibitions in major art centers from Zurich to New York. Steven has been covered by art publications across the globe including in the US and Germany and has received numerous awards.