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Stephen Mangum is a representational painter born in 1954 in Mississippi and currently living and working in San Francisco, California. His paintings vary among figurative, portrait and still life formats to document contemporary life in an expressive realism style. Group exhibitions include “Luminous” national juried competition at the ARC Gallery in San Francisco (Jurors Choice Award); the 2017 National Juried Exhibition at the New Orleans Institute of Fine Arts (Past-President’s Merit Award); “Portrayal(l)” and “Choose Where You Sit” at the Diego Rivera Gallery in San Francisco; the 2016 Left Coast Annual juried competition at Sanchez Art Center in Pacifica, California; the 3rd Annual Juried Show at the Piedmont Center for the Arts in Piedmont, California; and the 2015 “Art of the Heartland” competition sponsored by the Southwest Artists Association. His work has been published in Create! Magazine, the Circle Quarterly Art Review, Artist Portfolio Magazine, Studio Visit Magazine, and International Contemporary Artists. A graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, his paintings are in private collections throughout the US.