McClymont began his art training at the National Art School in Sydney, Australia. In 1979 he moved to New York where he continued his studies at the New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture. In1986 Stephen McClymont moved onto to Paris where he continues to live with his wife, a scientist at the Institute Pasteur, and daughter, dividing his time between Paris, Greece and New York.
MFA (1974), National Art School, Sydney. Solo exhibitions: F.C. Craig, Paris; Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris; Villa Radet, Paris; Salon du TRAIT, Paris.
Stephen McClymont has taught painting at the college level for more than 25 years with teaching positions held at the National Art School Sydney Australia, University of Colorado at Boulder and as Master Printer in Lithography for the Ville de Paris.