Manifested in 1999, ArtToyz Studios is located in the mountains west of Denver. It was created by Steve Smith. Partnership with Jeff Yetter (formerly of HP) has led to digital art and animation software. Predominant physical media are Stained Glass, Painting, Mosaic, and Chainsaw Sculpture.
Steve has a background in Art Education and years of success as a Graphic Artist in many places as the Art Institute of Colorado, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, CU’s Denver Animation Center.
His video production background includes working as an animator and videographer for Jazz Alley TV (BET Jazz), the Taos Solar Music Festival, GRASP Media, Rain Productions, Wild Divine and early CG at Genigraphics and Pallas Photo in Denver.
Steve’s Fine Art has shown Fine Art at Regis College, The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, The Boulder Center for the Visual Arts, The Fiske Planetarium, Clara Hatton Gallery, Sibelle-Wolle Gallery in Fort Collins. Also a variety of Colorado galleries: Spark, Core and the galleries of the Art Institute of Colorado and Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Stained glass work has been available until recently at the Wondervu Café Giftshop and Off Her Rocker in Nederland, CO.