Merging classic sewing craftsmanship with an urban edge, San Francisco based artist
Steve Macdonald (aka Ramblin’ Worker), creates pieces that redefine the concept of fiber art.
The humble craft of embroidery synthesized with vibrant color and a Pop aesthetic result in
whimsical yet graphically bold imagery. Macdonald combines various concepts, mediums and
a fresh perspective to present unique works that stretch the boundaries of contemporary
Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Steve Macdonald now lives and works in the art
hub of San Francisco. He received a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and an MFA from
the University of California, Berkeley. His work has been mentioned and reviewed in various
media outlets including Nylon and Interview Magazines. Macdonald’s work turned heads all
over Manhattan during the 2006 Deitch Parade when a tank he had crafted was towed across the
city. His work has been shown in major cities all over the US and internationally including the
Max Fish Gallery in New York and Gallery Three in San Francisco.
“The Last Dragon,” artwork by Steve Macdonald runs April 24th through May 15, 2010, at Fuse
Gallery, 93 2nd Ave (between 5th & 6th Sts, 2nd Ave stop on the F), NYC, NY. The opening reception, on
Saturday April 24th, from 7 to 10 pm, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Fuse
Gallery at 212.777.7988 or firstname.lastname@example.org.