Stephanie was born and raised on Long Island, NY. Although she chose computer programming as her first career, her passion for drawing and painting prompted her to pursue an education in Visual Art. She entered the Illustration program at Parson’s School of Design in New York City and continued her training at Mason Gross School of the Arts and the Art Students League in Manhattan. During her education, Stephanie also obtained a degree as a Graphic Designer. This has given her the knowledge to create work that is strong in both concept and design.
Stephanie later moved to New Jersey where she established a Graphic Design business, as well as advanced her career as a fine artist. She has participated in many local and national exhibitions, receiving top awards and recognition for her work. She is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society, Resident Member of the NYC Salmagundi Club, Associate Member of the Oil Painters of America, Assoicate Member of the Portrait Society of Atlanta, Signature Member of the Pastel Society of New Jersey and the former President of “The New Jersey Society of en Plein Air Painters” 2009-2011.
“I work in the alla prima style painting impressionistic landscapes, seascapes and floral compositions in oils and pastels. My reaction to the scene is what creates the energy and movement I express in the piece.”
Stephanie currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia and continues to work both in her studio and outdoors on location.
Parsons The New School for Design, 1996