Stephen Kaltenbach is born in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Stephen Kaltenbach attends the University of California, Davis, where William T. Wiley and Roy De Forest are teaching.
Stephen Kaltenbach earns his BA from UC Davis.
Stephen Kaltenbach earns his MA from UC Davis.
While living in New York, Stephen Kaltenbach makes his version of the slant step, an object found in a Northern California salvage shop and brought back to UC Davis. There it became an unlikely source of inspiration for students and faculty.
Stephen Kaltenbach, Bruce Nauman, and William T. Wiley contribute to Phil Weidman’s Slant Step Book.
Stephen Kaltenbach teaches at California State University, Sacramento, where Jim Nutt and Karl Wirsum also teach.
Joe Goode, Stephen Kaltenbach, Mike Kelley, Tom Marioni, Bruce Nauman, Senga Nengudi, Allen Ruppersberg, and Ed Ruscha are included in the group exhibition Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974–1981 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Stephen Kaltenbach and David E. Stone, How to make a slant step (short version), 2012–13.
Roy De Forest Joe Goode Mike Kelley Tom Marioni Bruce Nauman Senga Nengudi Jim Nutt Allen Ruppersberg Ed Ruscha William T. Wiley Karl Wirsum Cal State, Sacramento California Los Angeles Michigan Sacramento San Francisco UC Davis Hairy Who Nut Art Slant Step
Bruce Conner Roy De Forest Stephen Kaltenbach Bruce Nauman William T. Wiley Berkeley California San Francisco UC Davis Funk art Slant Step
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