Stephanie lives in Lyttelton on the Peninsula, an area she loves and is constantly inspired by.
She has relocated from Hamilton where she worked in education teaching art in schools. Stephanie worked at Hamilton's Fraser High for sixteen years. She has many fond memories of students and their successes. As an award winning artist, she exhibits nationally and receives commissioned work. Stephanie also teaches art to small groups and runs workshops.
Stephanie Crisp paints in strong acrylic colour. Her work, often described as stunning, is beautifully constructed and balanced, often telling stories of places she has travelled to and areas she has lived in. She sometimes enhances work through collaged materials and will also use embroidery to intensify the surface quality of a work.