Steve Rands Art

Metal | Stone | Wood

Sculptor working in metal stone, and wood. veteran artist.  sculpture

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Public Art Installations

Wind Cheer

stainless steel; 13ft x 6xft x 6ft

port of leonardtown winery

leonardtown, md

made possible by a maryland state arts council public art installation grant, the commissioners of the town of leonardtown, the st. mary's arts council, and the port of leonardtown winery.



steel; 5ft x 6xft x 3ft

canal park, capitol riverfront neighborhood, washington, dc

selected for the "art in bloom" collection of the 2021 National cherry blossom festival

Born in Fairfax, VA, Steve does not view himself as a traditional professional artist. To the contrary, he is a retired career Naval Officer, helicopter pilot, and current metal fabrication small business owner. though he does hold degrees in mechanical engineering, and human systems integration, his only formal training as an artist has been through a few classes at Anne Arundel Community College, and a course in marble carving in pietrasanta, italy. These classes re-ignited a long-dormant passion for the arts that Steve hadn’t explored since high school. He currently resides in Mechanicsville, MD, and was a 2019 recipient of the Maryland State Arts Council’s Public Art project grant for his installation piece “Wind Cheer” at the Port of Leonardtown Winery in Leonardtown, MD.

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