Steven has been a cartographer since 1977, when he studied with Harold Faye, the legendary cartographer. He worked with Mr. Faye for several years, then began his own career as a cartographer.
He was the lead cartographer and art director for the 25th Annual Edition of the Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations in 1984, a 5 volume reference encyclopedia of the World. He consulted with the head of the Cartography Divison of the U.N. on the project in addition to being art director with a freelance art staff of 6 to complete the cartographic art updates and changes.
Steven has drawn maps for editorial use, historical use, endpaper map use, maps for directions, global maps for oil and gas exploration, and many different corporate uses. He has scribed maps for 2 Geography High School textbooks. He also drew Headline Focus Wall Maps for Scholastic magazines, and drew maps for the Scholastic Weekly Reader. Steven also drew maps for Scholastic's Social Studies Skills sets, including 4 color separations with amberlith and providing illustrations for the covers of 3 books in the series. He worked on Multi-Media CD sets for high school teachers to teach and provide student tests and workshops. He now draws maps for corporate, editorial and book use.
Here are a couple of pieces from his Cartography Archives while we scan some more items:
Pro Sports Today Poster Map: Hand drawn same size as the printed poster for a continuing series of 'Wall Maps' with amberlith overlays cut for the separations. This map won an illustration award in in 1980.
PepsiCo International Management Institute Course Catalog: As designer for the booklet, Steven suggested a World Map to hightight the International flavor over the catalog, and drew the map as well.