About °

Steffanie Padilla is an artist working in photography, collage, and video. Her work explores the human-animal relation, how we look at animals today, and her Mexican-American heritage. In 2016, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from California State University of Long Beach and is now a prospective MFA applicant.

Born 1989, Riverside, California
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

(downloadable cv here)

BFA Photography, California State University, Long Beach, 2014-2016

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Mother F Stop, SAMple Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC (forthcoming)
2018  Contemporary PhotographyCICA Museum, Gimpo, South Korea
2018  Random Acts of Content, Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA
2018  Taking Pictures, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
2017  Winter Works, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA
2016  Misplacement, Max L. Gatov Gallery, Long Beach, CA
2016  One: Mind, Body, Spirit, Self-Help Graphics & Art, Los Angeles, CA

Selected Features, Interview, and Honors
2018 FotoRoom: gnomic book open awards - shortlist
2018 Photographer’s Forum: Nell Campbell - book finalist
2018 Aint–Bad: William Glaser - online feature
2018 C 41 Magazine: Alice De Santis - online feature
2018 Least Untrue: Elan Alexander - interview
2018 Capricious: Ken Casteneda - online feature

Professional Experience
2018  Photographic Resource Center, Inventory, Lesley University, Cambridge, MA
2016  Museum of Latin American Art, Volunteer Assistant, Long Beach, CA
2016  Dig Magazine, Photo Editor/Photographer, California State University, Long Beach