Stefan Baumann is a painter living in Weed, California. He has been featured in People Magazine. Raised in South Lake Tahoe, California, Baumann developed a passion for painting, travel, and teaching. His parents are of Swiss and Bavarian heritage; his mother was a businesswoman and homemaker; his father was a bakery owner.
Baumann was raised in the Lake Tahoe region. While studying art and architectural history on scholarship at Stanford University, Baumann worked as a private painting teacher. After moving to San Francisco in 1980 he began Baumann Fine Art, an endeavor focused on landscape painting.
Baumann was involved in The Grand View, a public television series on PBS that promotes environmental awareness and outdoor painting.
Baumann has been featured in People Magazine. He also creates original works for Leanin' Tree Publications.