UT MFA Alumna Stephanie McMahon (Studio Art, 2004) speaks about her recent work and Alfred University's Graduate program.
Stephanie McMahon (b.1976, Rochester, NY) earned an MFA from The University of Texas at Austin and a BFA from The School of Art and Design at Alfred University. She has been included in exhibitions at Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL; Northern Illinois Art Museum; Tang Contemporary, Beijing, China; Zhangzhou International Art Museum, China; Gravity Gallery, North Adams, MA; and Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, NY among others. McMahon is recipient of the Memorial Art Gallery Award of Excellence, New York Foundation for the Arts Strategic Opportunity Grant and a Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Individual Artist Grant. She recently completed an artist residency at Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris. Her work has been reviewed and published in the Boston Globe, Hyperallergic, and New American Paintings blog and magazine, among others. McMahon has lectured and exhibited at numerous universities including Northern Illinois University, Kent State University, Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts in Shenyang, China. McMahon is currently a Professor of Painting and Drawing at the School of Art and Design at Alfred University and co-founder of the Alfred/Düsseldorf MFA program in Painting.