Stephanie Mercado is a first generation Mexican-American artist from Boyle Heights, Los Angeles. Her work includes painting, printmaking and apparel construction.
She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from California State University Long Beach.



2017 Just a Title, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX, September, 2017

Live Through This, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX, December, 2015


There, Here, Now Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX, July, 2014


Land of Plenty, SPACE, South Pasadena, CA, January 2012         


All This and Heaven TooUnderground Gallery, Echo Park, CA, October  2010      






Los Vivos y Los Muertos, Ft Wayne Museum of Art, Ft Wayne, IN (Group Exhibition)


Contemporary Retellings, Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO May - June 2017

  Take a Tray, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA January, 2017
  Print Austin, Latino Artists in Printmaking, La Peña Gallery, Austin, TX, January - February, 2017

Day of the Dead, Self Help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA, November 2015


Print Matters, Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX, June 2014


From Her,  Pico House Gallery, Los Angeles, CA April, 2014


Print Provocateur, Gravel Mouth Gallery, San Antonio, TX,  CA  December 2013 –January 2014


Raiz y Rama, Self Help Graphics & Art,  Los Angeles, CA November - December 2013


Serie XX Exhibit, 2911 Medical Arts St Building #13 Austin, TX 78705, October – November 2013  


Summer Group Show, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA July – August 2013


Serie Print Project XX, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, TX June 2013


7 Beauties, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA May 2013


Small Paintings, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA March 2012


De La Mano, Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, CA December 2011


Driven by Content, Avenue 50 Studio,Los Angeles, CA, December 2011


Colonialism, The Collective UnconsciousWilliam Grant Still Art Center, Los Angeles, CA October  2011


Tel-Art-Phone, Beacon Arts Building, Los Angeles, May 2011


L.A. Grafica, La Mano Grafica, Los Angeles, March 2011


small works, Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, December 2010


Women on the VergeAvenue 50 Studio, Highland Park, CA, July  2010


Raving Art Women, Brewery Art Colony, Los Angeles CA, May 2010


One Hundred One Thousand, Look Gallery, Los Angeles CA, February  2010


Pieces from the Collection, Underground Gallery, Los Angeles, CA , January  2010


Tepeyac Apparitions, Mexican Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, CA,  December  2009


Calavera Fashion Show, Tropico de Nopal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,  November  2009


Home, South Pasadena Arts Center, South Pasadena, CA,November  2009


Awaiting Transformation, Mexican Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, CA, October  2009


Locals Only, Look Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, June  2009


Los Inbetweens, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA,April  2009


Spread the Ink, Happy Dog Gallery, Chicago, IL April 2009


Five Excursions of Love, Mid-City Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,February  2009


Ritual Duality, A Dance with Death,  Mexican Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, CA, November  2008


Urban Birds, South Pasadena Arts Center, South Pasadena, CA , November 2008


Abra Macabre, Pershing Square Public Art Installation, Los Angeles, CA,October  2008


“1 + 1”, Avenue 50 Studio, Highland Park, CA, July  2008


Love Life Lust, La Mano Press, Los Angeles, CA,February 2008


Prints Gone Wild,  Missouri Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO,February 2008


8 Under 28, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA, January 2008


Nightmares and Landscapes, Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles, CA, July 2007
University Art Museum, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, May 2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition,
Werby Gallery, California State University Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, April 2007

Endangered Species Endangered PlanetSimon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby, British Colombia, Canada, March 2006







2014     Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX







Serie Print Project, Coronado Studios, Austin, TX







2013     Mexic – Arte Museum, Austin, Texas
2010  CEMA - The California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Santa Barbara, CA




  Arts and Culture, The State of the Arts – September, 2017
  Lives of Women – Hollywood Reporter, April 2017

Art of Memory – Cover Art, La Lectura Books, December 2016


Capsule Review- There, Here, Now –  Jim Tommaney, Houston Press, July 2014


Opportunity Comes Knocking for Emerging ArtistsMolly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle, July 2014


On The Set - Entertainment Weekly – Hollywood Design Report 2013Mark Snetiker, Entertainment Weekly,  November, 2013


Blurred Lines, A Conversation Between Art and Fashion,Jessica Gagliardi, Natural Child Magazine,  July - August, 2013


A Snow White Story, Turned on it’s Head,Carol Es, Huffington Post,  May, 2013


Glass Tire, Austin TX  February, 2013


CRATE Magazine,  University of Riverside, January 2013


South Pasadena, Highland Park Patch, Kristen Lepore, January 27, 2012


Pasadena Now,  January 14, 2012


LOUD Mouth Magazine, Issue 18, Cover Art, January 2011


Haiku Review,Mat Gleason, Huffington Post, October  2010


Rococo Love Triangle, Meagan Boyd, The Examiner, October 16, 2010


Women on the Verge, Richard May, Artillery, August 1,2010


Racked, Grave Glamour at the Calavera Fashion Show, Lisa Boosin, November 10, 2009


Los Inbetween Review, Holly Myers, Los Angeles Times, April 24, 2009


Where Young Artists can Leave Their Imprint, Mindy Farabee, Los Angeles Times, February 28, 2008



2015 Truth Be Told - Art work on Set
2013 Modern Familly - Art work on Set
2012    OTIS College of Art & Design – Extension Program
  Draping I, Fashion Department
2009    OTIS College of Art & Design – Extension Program
  Basic Sewing, Fashion Department
2007    California State University Long Beach , Long Beach, California
  Bachelor of Fine Arts Drawing and Painting
  California State University International, Florence, Italy

Drawing and Painting International Program (Merit Scholarship)