Profile: M. Stephen Doherty
M. Stephen Doherty
Hawaiian Waterfall 24 x 18" OilM. Stephen Doherty earned a BA in Art from Knox College and an MFA in Printmaking from Cornell University. He served as Editor-in-Chief of American Artist Magazine for 31 years and during that time, launched Watercolor, Drawing and Workshop Magazines. He has written a dozen art books and hundreds of magazine articles and he has exhibited his paintings in solo and group exhibitions around the country. He frequently judges art contests, lectures, teaches and demonstrates. Doherty writes a blog on drawing and painting that can be located at http://makebetterart.blogspot.com. He is the new Editor of Plein Air Magazine.
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