Born in Texas, Stephen comes from a rural background, steeped in tradition and values that are familiar to the American heartland. Therefore, the subjects of his works are that of small-town America and the cultural identity that it reflects. You will see in his work images of farm and ranch settings, rural landscapes, and every day, down-to-earth ordinary folks.
“I strive for my work to be a testimony of my spirituality, as well. My work, though not always a direct pronunciation of my Christian beliefs, are always created in essence of those beliefs. This is my muse, and the reason that I am here on this planet today. I am truly grateful for being given this desire to create”