Stephanie is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota where she was a conservation technician at the Midwest Art Conservation Center conserving both objects and paintings. She also held pre-program positions at Fine Arts Conservation, LLC and the Science Museum of Minnesota. Stephanie is an accomplished illustrator and graduated magna cum laude with a B.F.A. in studio art with an emphasis on paintings from Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota. In the summer of 2019, she completed a graduate internship in objects conservation at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Stephanie is currently a third year intern in objects conservation at the National Museum of American History in Washington D.C.