Stephanie Nordlund grew up in Plano ISD starting at Bethany Elementary in kindergarten and ultimately graduating from Plano Senior High. She earned her B.F.A. in Art Education (painting emphasis) at Texas Tech University and her M.A. in Art Education (museum focus) at The University of Texas at Austin. Throughout her education, Stephanie taught art in schools, museums, and community art centers. She is interested in making art accessible to people with disabilities, and she is passionate about contemporary art. When not teaching, Stephanie loves to make art in her home art studio, drink tea, hike, practice acroyoga, and ballroom dance.