Steve Forster was born in Boston, MA in 1983. Currently he is the Director of the Long Island Academy of Fine Art in Glen Cove, NY and also teaches painting at the New York Academy of Art. He was educated at the Florence Academy of Art in Italy and the New York Academy of Art, where he received his MFA. . Steve's paintings have been exhibited in solo and group shows nationally and internationally and is currently represented by Island Weiss Gallery in NYC.