Stephanie Mead earned her BFA in Painting and Printmaking from San Diego State University in 2008, where she began honing her mixed media painting style, creating unique, detailed works using collage and paint elements. Her paintings are currently exhibited throughout NYC in galleries, private collections, and model home residences. Mead's work is recognized by New York Foundation for the Arts, and, most recently, she was awarded "Artist of the Year" on R.L. Gibson's art blog. Currently Mead is creating her original works out of an artist's studio in Brooklyn and regularly attends the Art Students League of New York.