Born in the country Ireland, Kilkenny. Studied In Edinburgh Scotland. Influenced by cultural, institutional, ethnic and familial factors, as well as external aspects pertaining to the extremities of the human experience. Stephen Morton’s work uses the absurd, the fantastic and the grotesque to explore issues of morality and sexuality whilst revelling in the hopelessness and banalities of the human condition.
Stephen uses a variety of mediums to express himself such as films, music, drawings, paintings and printmaking. He is a member of the Blackstack print studio in Kilkenny, Ireland where he runs his independent publishing house ‘Loveclots Publishings’ which produce prints, zines and various other matter.