After graduating from Tulane University in 2004, Stephanie Terelak pursued post-graduate studies in fine art at the National Academy of Design, Yale University’s Institute for Studio Studies, and the School of Visual Arts. In 2008, RC Baker listed Stephanie as a “Blue Ribbon” pick for top New York City art students in The Village Voice. She has won numerous prizes, including an Edward Mooney Travel Grant in 2009. Her work has been shown in numerous galleries, including the Alex Adam Gallery in New York, NY. She has been recently selected for a solo exhibition at the National Academy of Design Museum. An active member of New York City’s art community, she is also a board member and mentor for Art Start, an organization that creates art programs for New York City's disadvantaged and homeless youth.