Stephen Knight was born and educated in London, England and has since lived in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, France and now the USA, where he became a citizen in May 2004. A resident of Centerville, Cape Cod, he paints scenes of coastal New England "en plein air" year-round.
He has studied with master artists Joseph McGurl, Donald Demers and T. Allen Lawson. His work has been accepted in open juried shows at the Cape Cod Art Association and the Chatham Creative Arts Center. Shortly after his arrival on Cape Cod he won First Place in the new student show under the tuition of artist Arnold Desmarais. In 2003, he was the best selling artist in the Cape Cod Art Association's Small Works Show, and in August 2005 he was awarded 2nd place in the Association's Members Exhibit.
His work has been featured in the prestigious All New England Show and in 2007, Mr. Knight's painting of Quivett Marsh was awarded "Best in Show" in the Chatham Creative Arts Center All Cape Cod Exhibition, as well as numerous other art exhibitions across Cape Cod.