Stefanie Taranto, Fine Artist, primarily paints representational landscapes that move into abstraction. She is heavily influenced by the Northeastern coastal geography and the expanses of the Mid-west heartland. Her current works are in oil pastel and acrylic. Her works hang in private collections, corporate environments, and local restaurants. Stefanie shows in individual, small and large group events annually; including 2nd Fridays in the Fine Arts Building, Chicago, Yellow House Artists in Geneva and St. Charles, and the DuPage Art League, Wheaton. She resides west of Chicago. She received a BFA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.