B.A. Southern Illinois University Carbondal
Ms. Stevens grew up in a Chicago suburb, earning her bachelor’s degree in art education, and later becoming a National Board Certified Teacher. She taught high school art in southern Illinois and elementary art in Kansas before journeying to APIS. She believes art is an engaging and accessible portal to our world’s history, cultures, science, geography, and to ourselves. In Ms. Stevens’ personal art practice, she often practices printmaking, painting, and drawing. Additionally, Ms. Stevens is a certified yoga therapist, teaching, owning, and operating yoga studios for ten years. She enjoys living in Hawai'i: swimming with sea turtles, hiking to waterfalls, and finding new inspiration for her art.