Welcome to the work of American portrait artist Steve Brennan. Here you will find examples of fine portraiture that gracefully blend traditional styling with contemporary sensibilities to create timeless art of exceptional quality and depth.

With an award winning professional career spanning three decades, Steve’s work is held in private and institutional collections and has been featured in national and international publications.

Portraits in Oil

Holding a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Paier College of Art where he also serves as Professor/Adjunct in Head Painting, Steve resides in Connecticut and accepts portrait commissions throughout the United States.

Painting in a traditional oil manner influenced by masters such as John Singer Sargent and Philip de László, Steve’s personal artistic lineage traces back to celebrated artist/ instructors including Deane Keller, Rudolph Zallinger, and Ken Davies.

Acquiring your own timeless work of art is an easy and enjoyable experience. With plenty of options and creativity we can work together to realize your goal – be it the inspiring impact of a Major Work, the intimate charm of a Monochrome Classic, or anything in between.

To commission a portrait with Steve Brennan please follow the contact links. Pricing of commissions is provided through correspondence. For more information on portrait options and process please follow the various menu items where you can also view a gallery of more classic portraits in oil.