From dinosaur tails to majestic landscapes, area native makes name for himself …

Steven Hileman grew up in Geeseytown and, like many little boys, he drew lots of pictures, especially of dinosaurs.

His mother remembers one time when he drew only the dinosaur’s tail, a long tail running all through the picture. It tickled her and his grandmother, who was watching him that day.

That was one of his family’s first clues not only that Steven was talented in art, but that he saw the world through a painter’s imaginative eye.

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Courtesy photo
This painting by Steven Hileman, a Geeseytown native who now lives in Maine, is “Winter’s Mantel.”

Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski
Artist Steven Hileman of Maine, shows his parents, Carol and Mark Hileman the book “Art of the National Parks,” which contains photos of several pieces of his art, at Carol and Mark’s Geeseytown home.

Steven, now 37, has moved with his wife, Melanie, and five children to Maine, but

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