Steven Saitzyk

Humanities and Sciences / ArtCenter At Night


Steven Saitzyk is an Adjunct Professor of Humanities and Sciences at ArtCenter College of Design, a painter, art materials consultant, and former biochemist. He has taught about the properties of artist materials and their best practices since 1991. He is the author of Art Hardware: The Definitive Guide to Artists' Materials, and a member: International Art Materials Trade Association (NAMTA), American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), and the Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA). Since 1996 he has been International Director of Shambhala Art,, a nonprofit arts education program designed to integrate meditation into the creative process. He has practiced and taught meditation internationally since 1976 and is mentor to more than one hundred Shambhala Art teachers around the world. He is also author of Place Your Thoughts Here: Meditation for the Creative Mind.