Steven Scholes

A professional Lancashire artist, born 1952, Steven lives on the outskirts of Manchester.

He has been painting from an early age, winning his first award at the age of five.

Steven’s prolific style was greatly influenced by his grandfather, with whom he used to travel around the city throughout his childhood, appreciating the interesting details of the Victorian and Edwardian Architecture.

Steven has followed these experiences as an inspiration to capture with great effect a recognisable local History in his work, creating vivid street scenes enhanced with spectacular light effects, bringing together movement and life from this bygone age.

Steven’s talent was recognised when in 1974 he was the winner of the Manchester Evening News Art Competition. This was a competition open to professional artists – as well as amateurs. From this, demand for his work increased so much that Steven became a professional artist in 1978. He is now greatly sought after by galleries throughout the country, as well as many private collectors.

The keen eye will notice that it is always 4.05pm in Steven’s paintings, this is not only due to the fact that Steven likes to evoke Winter’s evening rush, but also pays homage to Steven’s own life, 4.05pm was a time when walking home from school Steven had time to day-dream, to free his artistic mind from the rigidity of school life. He remembers the time fondly, and cites it as one of the contributing factors to him becoming an artist.

In late 2007 Steven took part in the Unicorn Gallery’s Northern Artist’s Exhibition, where his work was exhibited alongside L. S. Lowry and Helen Bradley. Widely appreciated by the public Steven’s paintings were a complete sell-out.

  • Steven Scholes
    Oxford Street, Manchester 1962
  • Steven Scholes
    The Winter of 1963
  • Steven Scholes
    Albert Square, Manchester Snowy Day 1961
  • Steven Scholes
    The Midland Hotel from St Peter’s Street, Manchester 1958
  • Steven Scholes
    Albert Square, Manchester 1961 I
  • Steven Scholes
    The Rochdale Canal 1962
  • Steven Scholes
    Oxford Street, Manchester 1961
  • Steven Scholes
    Market Street, Manchester 1962
  • Steven Scholes
    Deansgate Manchester 1956
  • Steven Scholes
    Oxford Street, Manchester 1954
  • Steven Scholes
    St Ann’s Square and the Airport Bus, Manchester 1955
  • Steven Scholes
    Dale Street, Liverpool 1955
  • Steven Scholes
    Church Street, Liverpool 1955
  • Steven Scholes
    Go Kart Glory
  • Steven Scholes
    Market Street, Manchester, A Very Wet Evening 1962
  • Steven Scholes
    Oxford Street, Manchester 1958
  • Steven Scholes
    Deansgate and Manchester Cathedral 1958
  • Steven Scholes
    Piccadilly, Manchester 1967
  • Steven Scholes
    Deansgate, Manchester 1958
  • Steven Scholes
    Albert Square, Manchester
  • Steven Scholes
    Bridge Street, Manchester 1958
  • Steven Scholes
    Cross Street, Manchester 1953
  • Steven Scholes
    Oxford Street, Manchester 1954
  • Steven Scholes
    Market Street, Manchester 1954
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