Lives and works in Santa Fe NM

Artist Biography
Stephanie West is a painter who was born in the small town of Las Vegas, New Mexico. She explores a variety of styles in her work, including representational, expressionistic, illustrative, plein air, and abstract. West has a background in internet marketing and graphic design. During her consulting career she won an award from GoDaddy.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), University of New Mexico, 1982


  • 1st Place, “Summer Skies” competition, ‚ÄúSummer Rainstorm”, Pastel, 10×8, Judges: Plein Air Painters of New Mexico
  • Top Ten, “Shimmering Aspens” competition, “Little Aspen Grove”, Oil, 10×8, Judge: Bill Gallen

Group Exhibitions

  • Taos Plein Air – Painting the Enchanted Circle, Juried members paint out competition and Exhibition, Wilder Nightingale, Taos, NM
  • Shimmering Aspens & Quickdraw Exhibition, Blumenschein Museum Galleries, Taos, NM
  • Hot Springs, Cool Town Jemez Show, Jemez Fine Art Gallery, Jemez Springs NM


  • Los Alamos Show, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos Art Council, Los Alamos NM
  • Taos Plein Air Exhibition, E.L. Blumenschein Museum, Taos NM


  • Albuquerque Art Showcase, Albuquerque Convention Center, Albuquerque NM