Occupation: Artist


Wife: Patient and forgiving

Offspring: Less patient, equally forgiving

Home: World's smallest five-bedroom house
Education: B.A. English, Westminster College, Mo.


Copyright ©, 2017, Steve Stinson

Director, Assignment Ready Training

A.R.T. uses vocational art projects and theater to teach workplace skills and job search skills to young adults with learning disabilities.

Children's Books

"Shiver Me Timbers!" Pequot Press, January 2018.

• Illustration for Theodore Bump, What's in Your Trunk? and Theodore Bump, You're Late for Church. Rock Island Books, 2014-15.

Commercial Art

• The Stinson Art Studio is a full service shop – writing, editing, design, graphics, illustration, web and interactive design.


Bullet Bill Dudley: The Greatest 60-Minute Man in Football. Lyons Press/Rowman & Littlefield. August, 2016.

Co-author What Would Mary Ann Do? with Dawn Wells. Published in September, 2014. Rowman & Littlefield.

Comic Strips

"RFD 2" and "Hamlet," 1980's, no longer in syndication.



• Member Roanoke City Parks & Rec Citizens Advisory Board

• Ringmaster and juggler in "Circus Minimus," a show for children.

• Writer and performer in "Bad Poetry in Motion," a comedy troupe.

• Elementary school juggling coach.

• Founding Board Member, National D-Day Memorial Foundation.

• In 1974, rode a bicycle across Europe.  It was far.

• In 1975, rode a bicycle across the United States. It was farther.