Stephen Shortridge

Born in Iowa and raised in Southern California, Stephen Shortridge excelled in art throughout his schooling, but had mainly studied commercial art. He took his first painting class while attending Idaho State University on a Water Polo Scholarship (Stephen was an All-American). Without formal training, the French Impressionists became his teacher, Monet in particular. Preferring full colors and bold painting strokes, Stephen has established his own aggressive style.

Stephen Charles Shortridge, the artist, may be more familiar to you as an actor. For fifteen years he sold you such products as Mennen, Speedstick,