Stewart is a member of the American Impressionists Society, and a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society and past President of the American Society of Architectural Illustrators ASAI (2012). He is currently President of the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association (MAPAPA). Stewart is a Senior Associate at Design Collective, Inc., working as an architectural illustrator in Baltimore, Maryland. Stewart graduated from the University of California-Berkeley in 1983 as a Fine Art major and an Art History minor.
He has painted murals in major museums and sports facilities in the United States including the National Museum of American History. Awards of note include Best of Show in Wayne Plein Air Festival 2013-2015, 2nd place Plein Air Richmond 2013 and the only watercolor painter to win the Grand Prize in Plein Air Easton 2009. He is the Grand Prize winner of the Plein Air Salon 2013-2014 Annual Competition and 2014 Members Choice, Award of Excellence Award, and Best Observational award from ASAI. Stewart is also published in Watercolor magazine and in Plein Air magazine July 2014 issue and cover story.
A significant detail in Stewart White’s biography is the unique experience of growing up in Europe and many regions of the United States learning from other countries and cultures.