Stephanie Hartpence

Multidisciplinary Artist & Designer

Hello! I live in Kansas City with my husband, our 3 year old daughter and our Boston Terrier. When I'm not designing emails or potty training our daughter, I'm at a ceramics studio learning how to throw on the wheel. 

 

My artwork is primarily abstract paper collage. My process involves painting and drawing with a variety of media- ink, acrylics, pastels and colored pencil- and then creating layers of shapes and motifs. This is done by cutting up my paintings and drawings, and then I reassemble the pieces. I refer to the paper cutting as 'drawing with a knife'. 

 

I like to incorporate pages of books from the thrift store. The  retro and campy books influence the color palette in my work. I enjoy using discordant color combinations of bold hues, neons and earth tones.

 

I have shown work in Kansas City, San Francisco and Los Angeles. I pursued BFA studies in Sculpture at the San Francisco Art Institute from 2002 - 2006. In 2011, I attended Artist INC Live in Kansas City, a professional development program for artists. I then went back to school and received my AAS in Graphic Design from Johnson County Community College in 2017.

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Feel free to reach out for inquires about my art & design services. Thanks!

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