Stephen Wing (10/23/1916-07/14/2000) was born in Michigan. Wing received both a BS in art education and an MA from Michigan State University. He also studied at the University of Tennessee and at the Baldwin Art Center. Wing has taught art courses at Lansing (MI) Eastern High School and the University of Tennessee. He was a professor at Mars Hill College from 1966-1987. He is affiliated with the National Art Education Association, the Southeastern Art Association and the Southern Highland Craft Guild and has exhibited his work around the world.