Stephanie Schafer is a mixed-media visual artist and photographer based out of Baltimore, Maryland. She received her B.F.A. with an emphasis in photography from the University of Maryland in 2000. Her work often has mythic, religious, and psychological themes primarily inspired by children’s literature, the wild, and the delicate balance between good and evil. And, often illustrates an unfinished story that evokes an emotional response from the viewer. She has been active in the non-profit arts community by teaching expressive arts therapy classes to at risk youth and disabled adults, as well as displaying her work nationally through several solo and group exhibitions.