Of Steamworks Research & Design Lab
Co-Sponsor Of Our Steampunk Museum & Guest Artist
Steve La Riccia, a Eugene, Oregon based self-unemployed artist is well known for his painterly SX-70 Polaroid manipulated photographic work 1978 – 2008, now a “lost art”.
La Riccia is also a figure in the Eugene art scene, producing the popular “Salon des Refusés” exhibition 1991 – 2010, and now for over for the past 15 years, gallery coordinator for the New Zone Arts Collective, an alternative non-profit art gallery.
Since 2011 La Riccia’s interactive steam, diesel & atomicpunk contraptions have dazzled and fascinated viewers from Eugene, to the Pacific Northwest and beyond on-line.