Artist Profile

Craig Stecyk

b. 1950

Craig Stecyk was born in Santa Monica, California, in 1950 and received his MFA from California State University, Los Angeles, in 1986. Exploring just about every media you can think of, including filmmaking, writing, graffiti, sculpture, painting, and installation, Stecyk finds inspiration in popular culture, often using or commenting on its vernacular. He has been a key influence on the burgeoning skate, surf, and car culture over the last thirty years.



Works in Our Collection

Craig Stecyk
Captain Cook Memorial
Cast bronze, plate steel, cast aluminum and iron spike, 1989
60 x 40 x 30 inches variable
Gift of Judy and Stuart Spence, South PasadenaSpence

Craig Stecyk
Northwest Passage (Clock)
Clock, sheet steel, neon tubing, and oil, 1989
36 inches diameter
From the Stuart and Judy Spence Collection, donated April 1999 by Judy and Stuart Spence