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Art education – coloring & collage activities

Nature and Being, Storytelling and Symbolism through Self Portraiture, Lesson Plan

Nature and Being, Storytelling and Symbolism through Portraiture Previous Next This coloring and collage activity was created for the Noah’s Ark program at the Skirball Cultural Center. The activity explores our relationship to nature and the world. You can add photos and a personal statement…

Emerge Exhibition

Emerge Bear Hunt, relief print collage, 2022, Stephanie Mercado

Emerge is a series of collages by Los Angeles based artist Stephanie Mercado. The works in the exhibition are constructed from hand-carved hand-printed elements and colored papers that merge traditional printmaking with experimental practices, fine art and craft.  Emerge Exhibition, Installation Photo, Hooks Epstein GalleriesEmerge…

Work Promotes confidence mural

Mercado Stephanie Mural Work Promotes Confidence 2022

In preparation for painting my first mural commission, I painted a practice mural with imagery I have been using in my print-based collages. Technically, this is the first mural of my own personal work that I have ever designed and executed all on my own.…

Many Craft contemporary

Many Exhibition Announcement Craft Contemporary

Many May 29 – September 11, 2022 Los Angeles – Craft Contemporary presents Many featuring twelve Los Angeles-based artists who utilize multiples in their artistic practices. Their works range from traditional, historic techniques such as printmaking and artist books to the practice of specific mark…

Ideal Engagements Risograph portfolio

Risograph Portfolio Cover

A portfolio of Risograph prints featuring 15 members of the California Society of Printmakers.Risograph is a semi-automated stencil-based printmaking technique utilizing soy & rice oil-based inks, printed one color layer at a time. Within an object that admittedly looks much like a photocopier, Risograph combines…

East Los Luv Public Art project

East Los Luv Public Art Project Banner

East Los Luv – A Public Art Project for the Love of East L.A. A community-based collaborative mural and interactive public art project by Los Angeles artist Stephanie Mercado. Mission To create a vibrant and eclectic mural that uplifts, empowers, and celebrates the surrounding community’s…