Stern was inspired to pursue art after seeing graffiti the trains of New York City and his practice now includes this inspiration in his drawings and canvases. Stern has become we known for his numerous characterizations of people place and objects.
He has devoted himself to representing people, expressions, emotions and lifestyles using a variety of mediums. Often his work allows poetic bursts that reflect the artworks mood. The street and studio artist Stern Rockwell from Brooklyn New York explains " I want people to recognize themselves, friends, strangers and objects that they see in everyday life, and allow them a chance to have an old or new experience"