AStephanie was born and raised on Long Island, NY. Choosing computer programming as her first career, her passion for drawing and painting prompted her to pursue an education in Visual Art. She entered the Illustration program at Parson's School of Design, continuing at the Art Students Leauge and the New York Academy. She later moved to New Jersey obtaining a degree as a Graphic Designer and established the graphic design firm SMA Designs.
She has participated in many local and national exhibitions, is a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society, Signature Member of the Pastel Society of New Jersey, Oil Painters of American and a Resident Member of the Salmagundi Club. Stephanie's work has been featured in Plein Air Magazine, Southwest Art magazine, American Artist magazine and the American Art Collector magazine.
Examples of Stephanie Amato's Work
"Daffodils in the Garden" by Stephanie Amato 9 x 12 in.
"Afternoon Reflections" by Stephanie Amato 20 x 16 in.
"The Pathway to the Beach" by Stephanie Amato 18 x 24 in.
"Working in oils, I paint impressionistic landscape, floral and figurative compositions. My intention is to produce work which creates energy and movement that will resonate with the viewer."