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Bio

Stephanie Gartanutti studied fine arts at School of the Visual Arts, New York and University of the Arts, Philadelphia.

 

She began as a painter and then later turned to sculpting due to complications with Multiple Sclerosis, which had diminished her fine motor skills for a time.

 

Weaving and manipulating wire into figures became therapeutic as well as gratifying.

The metal is a natural medium for the subject matter being conveyed and became the main focus of the last two decades.

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Stephanie has lived and worked as an artist and curator in Philadelphia, participating in and organizing group and solo shows.