Stephanie was introduced to painting by her daughter who gave her a present of art classes in watercolour with artist Helen Cottle. Her love of painting has continued with painting in Acrylics. Stephanie enjoys painting portraits, landscapes and florals.
Stephanie was awarded the Ester Rose Memorial Watercolour Prize at the Kyneton Art Group exhibition in September 2018 for her work 'Maybe Doris'.
In the recent Annual Exhibition and Sales held in September 2019, Stephanie won the ‘Esther Rose Memorial Award’ for best watercolour for her painting titled ‘Daffodil and Wren’. She was also awarded a Highly Commended in the Portrait/Figurative section for her acrylic painting titled ‘Good Times’.