Born in New Orleans, Stephanie Patton received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting from the University of Louisiana in Lafayette and a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has studied various types of vocal and comedic performance in New York through the New School, Upright Citizens Brigade and Gotham Writers’ Workshop. Stephanie Patton has shown her work nationally and internationally including shows at the Bronx Museum of the Arts in the Bronx, New York; the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, Louisiana; and Galerie Patricia Dorfmann in Paris, France. Her work is included in numerous permanent collections including the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois and the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation in Los Angeles, California. She is also a founding member of The Front, the nonprofit artist collective based in New Orleans.