Steven Penafiel was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1967. Steven realized his calling as an artist in his very first art class when he was singled out by his teacher. He started painting when he was thirteen, and at fourteen won first place at his first juried art show. He earned his associate degree in graphic design at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and has resided in Florida since 1997. However fine art was always his true passion.
Steven began making large scale oil panting in...read more