Steve Smythe

Steve Smythe creates a range of work that explores collage, screenprinting, mixed media and unique layered images that are reminiscent of deteriorating paste-ups. Often combining iconic figures with torn text in a variety of fonts, Steve’s prints and collages are rich in detail and texture. Avoiding editions and a belief in creating something unique with every piece.
With a library of silk screens and a tendency to get bored Steve floats between collage, screenprinting and mixed media works.
Steve has a degree in Product Design and a teaching degree from Cambridge University.
A self-taught artist, he began creating his work in early 2013 (After several years of creating design work for other people). For Steve art gives him the freedom to work without boundaries, to do whatever he wants, no constraints, no brief, no amendments, no clients believing they know better. It’s a freedom to work and explore in a manor not possible within the life design.
Inspired by Nouveau Realism, decollage, torn street posters and artists such as Jacques Villeglé and Raymond Hains, Steve’s work incorporates layers of paint, mixed media, spray paint and screenprint. Steve’s images explore both human and typographical forms, figuratively and in a graphical sense. He is fascinated by the deconstruction of layers and allowing the work to take its own form of visual distortion, somewhere between existence and demise.

Brigitte Bardot book cover I

Brigitte Bardot (Book Cover) I
Original Book Cover, Signed at the back
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 295mm x 345mm
POA

Brigitte Bardot book cover II

Brigitte Bardot (Book Cover) II
Original Book Cover, Signed at the back
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 295mm x 345mm
POA

no-change-001 copy

No Change
Signed limited edition screenprint
and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 840mm x 640mm
POA

Untitled 005 Gold

Untitled 005 (Gold)
Signed limited edition screenprint
and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 830mm x 630mm
POA

Untitled 005 colour

Untitled 005 II
Signed limited edition screenprint
and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 840mm x 640mm
POA

You Can Dance

You Can Dance
Signed limited edition screenprint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 630mm x 830mm
POA

Untitled Audrey Hepburn (Gold)
Hand pulled Screen Print and Spray Paint
Edition 1/1, Stamped and Embossed
Size Framed: 840mm x 640mm
POA

Untitled Kate Moss (Black)
Hand pulled Screen Print and Spray Paint
Edition 1/1, Stamped and Embossed
Size Framed: 840mm x 640mm
POA

Journey into Mystery

Journey into Mystery
Signed limited edition screenprint
Edition of 5
Size Unframed: 610mm x 440mm
POA

audrey-strawberry-red-

Audrey Strawberry Red
Signed limited edition screenprint
and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 670mm x 870mm
POA

audrey-fluorescent-pink-

Audrey Fluorescent Pink
Signed limited edition screenprint
and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 670mm x 870mm
POA

Someday Blue Shoulder

Someday (Blue Shoulder)
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Unframed: 500mm x 710mm
POA

Together

Together
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 670mm x 880mm
POA

Forever

Forever
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Unframed: 530mm x 710mm
POA

Someday (Pale Rose)
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Unframed: 500mm x 710mm
POA

Someday (Pink Shoulder)
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Unframed: 500mm x 710mm
POA

Someday (Green Rose)
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Unframed: 500mm x 710mm
POA

Nonsense
Signed limited edition screenprint
Edition of 10
Size Unframed: 295mm x 420mm
POA

Broken 
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 670mm x 880mm
SOLD

History
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 670mm x 880mm
SOLD

Vanity I
Limited Edition Screenprint
Edition of 6
Size Unframed: 350mm x 490mm
POA

Monroe 
Signed limited edition screenprint
Edition 1/1
Size Unframed: 420mm x 600mm
POA

Vanity II
Signed limited edition screenprint
and spray paint
Edition of 6
Size Unframed: 570mm x 770mm
POA

Bardot
Signed limited edition screenprint
Edition of 20
Size Unframed: 295mm x 420mm
POA

Contemplate
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 670mm x 880mm
SOLD

Everything
Original screenprint and spray paint
Edition 1/1
Size Framed: 670mm x 880mm
SOLD

Marilyn
Original screenprint on wood handfinished with acrylic
Size Unframed: 610mm x 790mm
POA

Bardot II
Signed limited edition screenprint
Edition of 20
Size Unframed: 295mm x 420mm
POA

Secret Heart
Original screenprint on wood handfinished with acrylic
Size Unframed: 520mm x 670mm
POA

Shrimpton
Signed limited edition screenprint
Edition of 20
Size Unframed: 295mm x 420mm
POA

Aprint
Signed limited edition 2 colour hand pulled screenprint
Edition of 20
Size Unframed: 500mm x 710mm
POA

Bprint
Signed limited edition 2 colour hand pulled screenprint
Edition of 25
Size Unframed: 500mm x 710mm
POA

Twiggy I
Original collage
Size Unframed: 325mm x 415mm
SOLD

Ali
Signed limited edition screenprint
Edition of 25
Size Unframed: 295mm x 420mm
POA

Taylor
Signed limited edition screenprint
Edition of 20
Size Unframed: 295mm x 420mm
POA

Twiggy V
Original collage
Size Unframed: 325mm x 415mm
POA

Twiggy II

Twiggy II
Original collage
Edition 1/1
Size Unframed: 325mm x 415mm
POA

Twiggy III
Original collage
Size Framed: 395mm x 510mm
POA

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