Steve Ackerman is an artist working from a studio on the south coast in Poole, Dorset, UK.

Some Authentic Paranoid Phantoms

the oneiric art world of

Fine and figurative oil paintings of imagination in which classical techniques and academic formula converge with surrealist concepts in colour saturated compositions of imaginative oneiric invention influenced by surrealism, realism, photo-realism, the pre-Raphaelite style and colourist theories

Steve Ackerman
Artist figure in the library of Pergamum with clear blue sky and distant perspective amid ruined architecture of archeological interest

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The painting style is based on an academic formula and uses  a classical technique which is combined with colourist theories. The enigmatic elements are a vestige of the artists surrealist origins

Virtual online art gallery exhibition featuring the paintings created by Steve Ackerman during the last decade of the twentieth century


An ingenuity with the handling of oils and the use of delicate glazing techniques demonstrate a dexterity with the oil paint medium which is attributed to the experience gained from producing a prolific output of paintings along with a total immersion in art while preparing a body of work for exhibitions and shows.
Many awards have been won and  recognition earned from international art dealers from around the world while steadily gaining in popularity with British art collectors and art galleries.

Oil paint, egg tempera, acrylic, gouache, watercolour, pencil, charcoal, ink


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Updated 6th August 2002