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ROBERT STACK's interest in art began when he was a child growing up in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. There he was encouraged to develop his talents by area artists and in the art program at the local elementary school. His interest in art continued through out his school years and he eventually graduated from the Tyler School of Art
Primarily a watercolorist, Robert’s work depict a variety of subjects including views of the surroundings of where he resides in northern Delaware, wildlife, equestrian, and Civil War subjects. His interest in the Civil War lead to Robert researching, and eventually portraying, period Civil War artist. He has also done etched glass design, illustration, commissioned, freelance TV illustration, and even directed and produced several video documentaries on carriage driving.
Robert is well known for his equestrian works. He used horses initial as models, going to local farms and horse shows to sketch them. Horses soon became an important subject in his work as well as a hobby and at times an occupation. In 1995 his gouache painting of sidesaddle titled "Line Up" won the Ruth E. Robins award for watercolor at the American Academy of Equine Art and has contributed to their “Horse in Fine Art” traveling exhibition. Robert has had works chosen for the official posters for the “Ludwigs Corner Horse Show”, “Dressage at Devon”, and the “Devon Horse Show” (the nation's largest outdoor horse show).