Steven Dixon is the etching technician in the Printmaking Department at the University of Alberta. He is known for his digital photographs of the orphaned factories, mines and mills that litter Alberta’s landscape. In 1983 Steven graduated from Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. That same year he was the recipient of a Greenshield Foundation grant, and award given to young artists to assist in establishing their careers. He received his masters degree in printmaking from Arizona State University in 1995. He has exhibited his paintings and prints throughout Canada and internationally including such countries as Bulgaria, India, Norway, Korea, Poland and China. Dixon’s work is represented in numerous collections including; The New Brunswick Art Bank, The Owens Art Gallery, Alberta Art Foundation, Aliant, The University of Alberta and The Museum of Contemporary Graphic Art, Frederickstad, Norway. He was also the recipient of the E rnst & Young’s “Great Canadian Printmaking Competition”.