Stephanie Thwaites Fine Artist Originally from the Chicago suburbs, Stephanie grew up in South Florida. With an art teacher mother and a Waldorf School education, Stephanie was always interested in art and creative exploration. read more When she went to Yale University, she majored in Fine Arts, with a concentration in graphic design and photography. She continued her studies with art classes in Switzerland before becoming a professional graphic designer. After a 20-year career as a creative director and brand manager in Connecticut, Stephanie returned to her fine arts background full time in 2009. She moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2014, where she has studied with several well-known local artists and immersed herself in the local art community. Stephanie has received numerous awards and has shown her work through solo shows as well as in many national and local juried shows and galleries. Her work is included in private collections around the United States and internationally.