Steven E. Ochs
Professor of Art and Chair, Dept. of Art & Design
at SAU in Magnolia, Arkansas
Steven Ochs is a Professor of Art at Southern Arkansas University with 37 years of experience in education. He has been serving as the Chair of the Department of Art and Design and is the owner of Public Art Walks, which specialize in public art projects utilizing decorative concrete.
Steven mainly teaches basic and advance photography, ceramics, sculpture, 3D design and is currently serving on the Magnolia Arts Council. He has received awards in both teaching and research. In 2013, Steven was awarded SAU’s Honor Professor of the year. He has published numerous articles about creating and marketing decorative concrete, photo-documentation, and has been a presenter and artist at the World of Concrete, Concrete Décor Show and Bosch Tool events.
In November of 2016, He collaborated with the Art Professors of Artemisa Cuba to create a large mural on their campus and co-presented this project at the Universidad 2018 in Havana.
Steven holds degrees from the following: B.A. from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston: M.A. from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana: M.F.A. from Ohio University – Athens.