Stefan Davidek won the prestigious Founders Award from the Detroit Institute of Art, which is an extraordinary accomplishment. He has also won numerous other awards from the Grand Rapids Art Museum and the Flint Institute of Art. He received his education from the Flint Institute of Art, the Art Students League in NYC, and the Cranbrook Academy of Art. For several years, he taught at the Flint Institute of Art and at Wayne State University. Stefan Davidek uses color masterfully. He often captures Michigan’s unique beauty, painting pine trees, horses, and even highways. Being a local artist, he continues to paint and live in Flint, Michigan.