Stephen Palmer is currently a full-time artist making fish sculptures out of found objects. His work can be seen in galleries across the country. Professionally, Steve retired from Birmingham Public Schools as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. Before that, he was a principal and teacher, including twelve years as a principal in Harbor Springs. Steve has been involved with Crooked Tree Arts Center since the mid-1990s, including serving as Chairman.
“I believe the arts are critical to a vibrant community. We are fortunate to have Crooked Tree Arts Center in Northern Michigan supporting the arts with exhibits, educational experiences, events, and providing numerous opportunities for artists (novice and professional) to learn, grow and present their work."