Stephanie Schlatter is an Artist who draws from the world for inspiration. While she calls Grand Rapids, Michigan, home she’s often off on new adventures.
For more than a decade, her journeys have taken her across the globe. She has studied art both locally and abroad, including time in Mexico, where she decided to shift her focus from photography to painting.
Stephanie’s travels led her to found Absolutely Art: A Project for Change in 2006. Through this non-profit organization, she brings art instruction to the children of Ethiopia while supporting their education.
Stephanie’s work reflects an expression influenced by other cultures, which resonates a variety of influences that have given her work direction.
I just spent my morning catching up on your Florence blog. Wow – the beauty of the area and your paintings astound me. You are so much braver than I – I would never go to a foreign country by myself. Enjoy your time, and I will enjoy it through your blog. God bless.