(Steve) Diossy (born 1975 Chicago, IL) is a self taught
Artist, Who at the age of 16 won 1st Place and Presidential
recognition for a sculpture depicting Michelangelo's
"The Florentine Pietà."
Throughout the years, Istvan continued to progress as an
Artist, developing a unique style enhanced by his fine art
background, and an extensive knowledge of caricature and
graphic design. With assignments ranging from animation to
high performance automotive art, Istvan has become a
successful, and highly sought after commercial Artist. His
most notable work to date is the best selling "Protect
Wild Dolphins" Florida license plate commissioned by
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute.
The success of the "Protect Wild Dolphins" plate,
has led to the development of three additional specialty
plates for Harbor Branch (Protect Florida Whales, Save Our
Seas, & Aquaculture). This marks his collaboration with
two of the world's most renowned Artists Wyland and Guy
Harvey, as Istvan aided in design and finalization of all
Istvan lives and continues to work out of his studio in Vero
Beach, FL. It is clear that through his artwork, he reflects
a great love of his community, and its natural surroundings.
By frequently escaping to the beaches to surf, Istvan fuels
his inspiration and an endless desire to create vividly
humorous, and color driven works of Art.