Quartly began oil painting at age 13, demonstrating a love of life, nature, color and form. Raised in the Northern California Coast he was surrounded by the beautiful scenery and the inspiring city. There he studied oil painting under a mentor painter. 10 years of study of the French and early American Impressionists and would be the start of his passion for painting the world he sees. The technique is intriguing and energetic with Oil and resin brush and Pallet… forced Perspective and bold color and texture….all to invite and inspire the viewer into the scene.
Quartlys’ work is now showing at some of the most prominent galleries in the United States, Quartlys work is showing in the World Famous Wyland Galleries in Key West, Sarasota and Ft. Lauderdale Florida. He Has been represented In Laguna Beach, Carmel, San Diego and Napa Valley for 20 years. Over the last decade He continues to have Sold out Exhibitions in Vinings Gallery of Atlanta and Roswell Georgia. His paintings have been licensed and collected by Companies World wide.
Quartlys’ energy and devotion to each painting is what makes him unique. His design in composition and color is meaningful and skilled. The loose and whimsical brush strokes and pallet knife work brings passion and emotion. His overall faith in God is his purpose and desire to express the beauty in life.
Steven Quartly lives and works in Southern California and is Married with 4 children. He can be seen cruising in his vintage Kombi VW bus or an early surf before heading to the studio.
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7 days ago
Painting Live at Ocean Blue Galleries Winterpark – World Renowned Contemporary Impressionist Steve Quartly! Don’t miss this special opportunity to meet and greet Steve Quartly this upcoming weekend Friday March 15th through Sunday March 17th and watch him create one of his masterpieces "painting the romance of life"! The artist will be at our gallery from noon to close, Friday through Sunday. ... See MoreSee Less
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3 months ago
Our last print preview ... We are so excited to feature an incredible work by Orange County-based artist Steven Quartly (The Art of Steven Quartly) on our front cover! We aren't revealing the cover quite yet but zoom in to read more about this veteran painter whose aesthetic represents a unique take on post-impressionism, with a focus on representing the romance of life. His dreamy art is the perfect way to introduce our magazine to the world! ... See MoreSee Less