Steve graduated with a BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. The program was integrative studies, so he was able to earn a teaching certificate for New York State as well as study fine art. He worked in the fashion district in Manhattan creating fabric designs, then moved to California where he worked as a graphic designer, art director, and multimedia designer. He incorporated as Trever Connor, Inc. and provided creative services for various corporations in Silicon Valley. In Austin, TX he has been teaching Visual Communications for the last 10 years at various schools, and is a certified instructor for Photoshop as well as Autodesk 3ds Max.