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Stephen Thomas Sylvester, American artist. California State College teaching credential. Recipient Beatrice Wood Stipend award United States-Japan Friendship, Umbrella Project, Japan, 1991, Otis award Otis College Art Design, Los Angeles, 1994. Member College Art Association.


Sylvester, Stephen Thomas was born on August 25, 1945 in Fairfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Arthur Clayton and Marjorie May (Preston) Sylvester.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Brooks Institute Photography, Santa Barbara, California, 1973;student advanced studio art program, Banff Fine Art Centre, Alberta, Canada, 1973-1974;Master of Fine Arts in Perceptual Psychology, Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont, 1991;postgraduate, San Miguel de Allende Institute, 1994.


Artist-in residence, Montessori by the Sea, San Buena Ventura, California, 1980-1981;artist-in residence, Ojai (California) Valley Montessori, 1982-1983;artist-in residence, Krishnamurti Foundation, Ojai, 1993-1994;artist-in residence, Happy Valley Foundation, Ojai, since 1984. Photographer Center for Study of Democratic Institutions, 1987-1988, Christo'sUmbrella Project, Japan, 1991. Color composition research lecturer Mr.

EdMarcus (Australian) Color Synchromy, 1987. Color compositon research seminar Theosophical Video Unit, 1993. Research participant Electronic Composer's Symposium, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1988.

Fine art chair Fine Art Travel Guide, Happy Valley Foundation, 1983-1994.


  • California State College teaching credential.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Ojai Fine Art Centre, 1973, 81, New Media Gallery, San Buena Ventura College, 1977, Gilbert Gallery, Ojai, 1986. Exhibited in group shows at Ojai Fine Art Centre, 1973-1981, Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, 1975, Helen Laufer Gallery, San Buena Ventura, 1979, Los Angeles Institute Contemporary Art, 1979, Grayson Gallery, Chicago, 1987-1994. Represented in permanent collection Stanleys, Sherman Oaks, California.

      Represented by Gilman Gallery, Chicago, 1975-1988.


Member College Art Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: research color synchromy and electronic music.


Married Christina Lynn Lagomarsino, April 5, 1972. Children: Nathan Reade, Marcel Wright.

Arthur Clayton Sylvester

Marjorie May (Preston) Sylvester

Christina Lynn Lagomarsino

Nathan Reade Sylvester

Marcel Wright Sylvester