Stephen was born and raised in East Boston, Mass. and moved to Hollis, New Hampshire many years ago. After receiving  an engineering degree in mechanical design technology he worked in a high tech industry until 1986. It was then that he left corporate life to pursue a full time career in fine art.

Previte is a self taught artist working with the medium of oil paint in a style that he likes to describe as “Representational Impressionism”. His subject is that of light and atmosphere and its effects on both the urban and rural landscape and its architecture. He has exhibited throughout New England as well as in New York for some 40 years.