About °

Steffanie Padilla is an artist working primarily in photography with a practice expanding to collage, sculpture and video. Her work explores the human-animal relation, how we look at animals today, and cultural traditions within her Méxican-American identity. In 2016, she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from California State University Long Beach and is now a prospective MFA applicant.


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

(downloadable cv here)


Education
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
2019 Don’t Smile, Cullare: Melissa Kreider (online group show)
2018 FotoRoom: gnomic book open awards (shortlist)
2018 Photographer’s Forum book: Nell Campbell (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