BORN: Steve Haefele ( rhymes with "safely "!) Rochester, N.Y. where it rains 300 days a year and even housepets wear Gore-Tex.
INFLUENCES: Raised on a steady diet of Rod
Serling, Jonathan Winters and Kirk Douglas movies. " I'm Spartacus!" was often heard when being questioned by his father.
EDUCATION: Graduated Parsons School of Design in New York City in the late 20th century
AWARDS: HUMOR Award - Society of Illustrators
BEST in PRINT - Print Magazine
JERRY LEE LEWIS illustration featured in The Complete Book of Caricature by Bob Staake
Field & Stream Magazine
Simon & Schuster
Street & Smith
Hooked On Phonics
Steve Haefele has illustrated over 40 books and worked for many national publications including Field & Stream, Golf Illustrated, Street & Smith Sports and Reader's Digest . For the last 18 years he has illustrated the "Telltales" column for Yachting Magazine.