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Stephanie Sipp is a professional nature illustrator and educator who maintains a fulltime studio in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Her joyful images of flowers, birds, animals and places are celebrated by followers both regionally and online.

Nature connects her to spirit and motivates her creative thinking.  Her love of nature’s diverse beauty and its ever-changing presence, both day-to-day and season-to-season, inspires her. She has created and taught art and design for more than 25 years. Stephanie received an MS in Interior Design from Florida State University. She recently retired after 15 years of teaching in the Interior Design Department. Teaching drawing at the college level has shown her that anyone can learn to draw if the process is broken down into manageable steps.

Stephanie’s published illustrations include The Laurel of Asheville, in collaboration with Carol Howard, with a monthly feature from 2018-2021. She was recently featured in The Carolina Home & Garden, Spring 2020 issue in an article titled “Stem Structure and Related Whimsy”.