Steffanie Padilla is an artist working in photography whose practice includes advertisements, video and installation. She is currently a prospective MFA Photography applicant and received a BFA from California State University Long Beach. Her work has been exhibited through out the United States with an approaching show in South Korea, Contemporary Photography 2018. Steffanie's interests are centered around the different ways in which animals are perceived through various cultures, including how media information constructs our perception towards those animals. In addition to animal studies, Steffanie is drawn to photographing her family, strangers and current events as a way to stay connected with her environment. 

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b. 1989, riverside, ca
lives and works in Los Angeles, California
www.steffaniepadilla.com

Education
2016   BFA Photography, California State University, Long Beach
2012   Fine Art Photography and Humanities, Chaffey College, CA


Group Exhibitions
2018   Contemporary Photography 2018, CICA Museum, Gyeonggi, Korea (forthcoming)
2018   Taking Pictures: 2018, Black Box Gallery Portland, OR
2017   Winter Works, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
2017   From Here to There, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
2016   Misplacement, Max L. Gatov Gallery West, Long Beach, CA
2016   Outsights, California State University, Long Beach, CA
2016   One: Mind, Body, Spirit, Self-Help Graphics & Art, Los Angeles, CA
2016   A.M.A 4th Annual Art Gala, Earl Burns Japanese Garden, Long Beach, CA
2016   Anomaly, Viento y Agua, Long Beach, CA
2015   Verve Vida, Hotel Normandie, Los Angeles, CA
2012   Student Expo, Wignall Museum, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Print & Online Publications
2018   TRIP Magazine.uk, May 8
2018   Least Untrue, Interview, April 27   
2018   Mother F Stop, Feature, March 26
2018   The Lucky Jotter, International Showcase, Feb
2018   C 41 Magazine.it, Feb 27
2018   Fusion Art, Third Annual Animal Kingdom, Exhibition Finalist, Jan
2017   The Grunion, csulb to Provide Worth Spreading with TEDx
2017   Disfunkshion Magazine, Wanted: True Love and Other Imposters
2016   Quest Magazine cover, Pursuing Innovation Through Research, Issue 2 F16
2016   Dig Magazine online, This is Your Brain on Music, Nov
2016   Quest Magazine, Mental Awareness, csulb.edu
2016   Disfunkshion Magazine, Life Alchemy, Vol.24 pg.123
2016   California State University Long Beach, Summer Special Olympics
2016   California State University Long Beach, Commencement
2016   Dig Magazine cover, Faces of Islam: csulb's Muslim Population Speaks Out About Islamophobia
2016   California State University Long BeachFirst TEDx Held On Campus
2016   California State University Long Beach, Advice From Sir Richard Roberts
2016   Dig Magazine cover, Show Us Your Tats, March
2016   Dig Magazine cover, Overcrowding, Feb
2015   Feature Shoot, A Look at Urban Living Through the Eyes of 69 Photographers Around the World
2014   The Base Line Magazine, Vol.1 Spring, Chaffey College

Books
2015   Meat Markets 8x10, Self Published
2013   Hysteria, Self Published

Volunteer
2018   Photographic Resource Center - Inventory, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
2016   Museum of Latin American Art - Assistant/Photographer, Long Beach, CA