apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Stephanie Powell
Fellowship Program
Name: Stephanie Powell
Destination: Phnom Penh, Cambodia  
Dates of Fellowship: June 30 - July 31, 2012  
Recommended by: Noah Naime
Arts Administrator, NYC
Stephanie Powell (b. 1972) was born in Yokusoka, Japan, and raised in Portland, Oregon. Stephanie received her B.F.A. from the University of Oregon in Studio Arts and her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in Photography. Before studying art, her initial career interest was in journalism, which has consistently challenged her to think critically about the storytelling component of her work. Stephanie is currently living in Brooklyn, NY and is a Visiting Professor at Pratt Institute and Photography Technician at Parsons School of Design. Stephanie has received grants and fellowships from the Jerome Foundation, Marion Perry Foundation for the Arts, and the Illinois Arts Council. She has exhibited nationally and internationally as well as photographed for various Fortune 500 companies. Her current body of work, I Can See It In Your Eyes, deals with divided cultural identities and her other interests include New Age philosophies, mysticism and other Orientalist derivatives.

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FELLOWSHIP TALK: in conversation with Bad at Sports and past apexart Fellow James Walsh
Aug 27, 2012: download video (560MB .m4v)