Coos Bay, OR
Pacific Northwest marine artist Steve Mayo has had a lifetime interest in maritime art and history. Mayo learned technique and composition with the noted watercolor artist Charles Mulvey in Seaview, Washington. He majored in Fine Art including one year at the San Francisco Art Institute. His professional art career began in 1970 with featured shows selling his art while he worked on tugboats for Bellingham Tug & Barge Co.
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website