© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London
Painter and teacher, born and lived in London. He studied at Slade School of Fine Art, 1973–9, when he won Abbey Major Rome Scholarship. Went on to teach at Chelsea School of Art, Royal College of Art and became head of undergraduate painting at the Slade. In 1985 Stahl was a prizewinner at John Moores Liverpool Exhibition, the year he represented Britain at 17th International Festival of Painting at Cagnes-sur-Mer, France. He showed solo with Air Gallery from 1981, at Paton Gallery in 1984, later exhibitions including Flowers East from 1992 and Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, 1999. The exotic and the Far East were strong elements in Stahl’s often large works.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)