About the Artist
Central Florida oil painter Stephen Bach is known for his atmospheric sky paintings and tonal landscapes. Stephen Bach was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in Orlando, Florida. He majored in painting and illustration at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. He spent 8 years as an illustrator before working as a designer and mural painter with General Mills/Darden Restaurants. In his 15 years with Darden, he helped design restaurant interior paint themes and completed 1500 wall murals in more than 500 Olive Garden Restaurants nationwide.
Since 2000, Bach has been working as a fine art landscape painter. He is known for his realistic paintings that capture the serenity of the landscape while pushing the effects of color and light. His works have been shown at leading art festivals throughout the US including the Original Ann Arbor Street Fair, MI; the St. Louis Art Fair, MO; the Cherry Creek Arts Festival in Denver, CO; the Old Town Art Fair in Chicago, IL; and the Sausalito Festival of the Arts in California. He currently works from McRae Art Studios in Orlando, along with his wife Susan, a ceramic artist.
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Past Solo Exhibitions at Arts on Douglas: