Episode 62 – Steve Cannon – Artist

Steve was born in Nebraska, grew up in Colorado and from a young age wanted to see the world.

He joined the navy and spent 4 years travelling the seas in a submarine.

Having visited Ireland several times with his family decided that Co.Mayo in the West of Ireland was a good place to settle for a while.

He found a his dream job of working on a ferry to Clareisland after working different jobs in the town of Westport.

It was a freak accident that made up Steve’s mind to focus on his art. He lost one of his legs after it was badly damaged by a mooring rope.

Steve is a prolific painter, sculptor and illustrator. He has written and illustrated a book and worked on various illustration projects.

You can find out more about Steve at his Instagram account or on Illustrators Ireland Website

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Steve’s music choices

Shake your tail feather – Ray Charles

UFO – Newton Faulkner

Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen

Give it up – Hothouse Flowers

Little Love – The Niall McCabe Band

(Sitting on) the dock of the bay – Otis Redding

Precious Love – James Morrison

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All music is available on Spotify in the Social Fabric Playlist

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