Stewart Buck graduated from Iowa State University in 1973 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising Design. He continued at ISU and in 1975, he completed his Master’s Degree in Design, and also obtained an additional Bachelor’s Degree in Art Education.

Buck is employed by the Bondurant-Farrar Community School District, where he has taught art classes for the past three decades. He was runner-up for the State of Iowa’s 1989 Teacher of the Year.

For the last quarter century, Buck has maintained Streamliner Studio, a freelance art business. Buck’s art and photography have won numerous awards in exhibitions throughout the Midwest. His art has been selected three times for the prestigious “Iowa Artists Exhibition” at the Des Moines Art Center. In 1991, he was the recipient of the Iowa State University’s Design Achievement Award recognizing “outstanding mid-career achievements of alumni in the field of art and design.” He has had dozens of solo shows during the last decade and has been juror for a number of competitions throughout the Midwest. Buck works with pastels creating drawings with predominately railroad and landscape themes. His artwork and photography can be found in private and corporate collections around the United States. Commissions have included major works for the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company, Wisconsin Central Ltd., Iowa Interstate, Wilson Railway Corporation, the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railroad, Boone and Scenic Valley Railroad, Miner Enterprises, Inc., the Iowa Highway Patrol, and the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Valley Railroad. His work has been selected for book covers, calendars, brochures, greeting cards, and magazines.

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