Stephen Stauffer. You will get to know him through his bio. What a nice guy! I don’t know him personally, but we have emailed back and forth several times. In between the emails and Stephen’s bio I have drawn the conclusion that he is an incredible person. Not only a nice guy but a nice guy that can paint like crazy. Winter Slumber is such a stunning painting. I love the subtle nuances – the shadows in the snow, the bits of deep, dark green that give this painting depth – the OH SO FABULOUS trees. Everything about it is fabulous. When you scroll through Stephen’s paintings you’ll see they’re all just as wonderful!
See more of Stephen’s work via these links:
Don’t miss reading Stephen’s bio, it’s fabulous – I am always interested in learning more about an artist and I absolutely love the beginning of Stephen’s Bio. Sound advice… “Share your smile with everyone you meet!” – if everyone followed this advice the world would be a much happier place! Thank goodness for Mrs. Shipler and her part in keeping art alive in a young child’s heart! Good teachers are so important…
I’m also including Stephen’s Artist Statement – I love when artists go the extra mile and include even more information. To be honest I never look through CV’s or bulleted lists of accomplishments. I like to read, in words, about the artist…
Imagine the most spectacular sunrise you have ever witnessed. Or, the softest light that kisses the tops of the trees as a new day begins. Remember how overwhelmed you felt and that feeling of ah as it overtakes you and leaves you speechless.
That is the feeling I receive when I immerse myself into a landscape. Always attempting to find that special something or place that I might be allowed to capture on canvas and share with others.
I can never consider this work complete, as the love and passion I have to paint this magnificent world we live in excites me each and every day. To be allowed to find that small incredible something that makes me sit back and say, “There can’t be a better way to celebrate our Creators Vision”. This is what drives me and blesses my life each day!
Painting the west, my work has been seen in many individual shows as well as national and local invitational events around the country.
While my love is painting from life, en plein air, these wonderful paintings allow me to bring them back into studio and create larger version of these amazing experiences. Always driving myself in an attempt to constantly improve my skills and work.
Attending Plein Air events Nationally as well as locally, my work has received Artist Choice, People’s Choice, several 1st Place Awards, Purchase Awards and other accolades and honorable mentions.
I am a member of Oil Painters of American, American Impressionist Society, Plein Air Painters of Utah and Midway Art Association.
” A LIFE’S PASSION “
Share your smile with everyone you meet!
Catch you back here tomorrow!