Steve Juras

Steve is an artist, educator and curator. His studio work explores repetition, ritual and process while his teaching practice strives to make contemporary art accessible and enriching for art and non-art audiences alike.


  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago - M.F.A.
  • The University of Notre Dame - B.A.


Painting, sculpture, installation

Areas of focus:

Contemporary art practices


Other interests and inspirations:

Steve is inspired by the sculpture of Richard Tuttle, devoted to facilitating artists with developmental disabilities and interested in ancient Greek pottery.

Steve's teaching style:

He emphasizes and values accessibility, curiosity and mindfulness. Steve encourages and facilitates these values through empathetic experiences of contemporary art.

Steve loves EAC because . . .

He has enjoyed contributing to the Art Center's thriving community.

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sculpture of geometric forms appearing to come off the wall onto the ground
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