Photography by Mayra Padilla

Stephanie Dennis is an artist living and working in Oakland, California. She received her MFA in Painting and Drawing at the University of Washington and her BA from San Diego State University. She has shown her work in group shows and has taught painting at the University of California, Davis and the University of Washington. She completed residencies at Vermont Studio Center and KALA Art Institute in Berkeley, CA. Her abstract drawings and paintings investigate ideas about place, loss and belonging, and often depict tenuously-structured forms that speak to our sense of vulnerability.