Stephanie is an artist and educator working in clay, fiber, and various media. Assistant Professor of Ceramics at Emporia State University, she previously taught at Washburn University and Wichita State University. She has also been fortunate enough to be a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation, the LH Project, the Red Lodge Clay Center, the Anderson Ranch Arts Center, and the Mendocino Arts Center, and was the first Jentel/Archie Bray Foundation “Critic at the Bray.”
Along with exhibiting her sculptural ceramics, installations, and mixed media drawings to an international audience, she has given numerous workshops and presentations, including recently for ArtAxis National ClayWeek Conversations. She has written for and been featured in journals such as Ceramics Monthlyand Ceramics, Art and Perception. In 2010, she received a Kansas Arts Commission Collaboration Grant to support the interdisciplinary installation and publication series, The Waiting Room Projects, directed by Marguerite Perret, and exhibited across the country and in the Netherlands. She received an MFA from Ohio University in 2002 and a BA from Xavier University in 1998.