Stewart Buck grew up in Ames, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State University with a Master’s Degree in Design. Recently retired, Buck taught high school art classes for thirty-six years. He now devotes fulltime to Streamliner Studio, a freelance railroad art business, started in 1975. His artwork often reflects a unique perspective, and is in private and corporate collections around the world. His images have also been selected for book covers, calendars, brochures, greeting cards, and magazines.