Telling stories is what cultures do to understand the history and identities of the people. Through the small details in my work i open up a conversation about personal experiences of women in the arts as interpreted through history.
Stephanie Trenchard lives and works in Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin where she and her husband, artist Jeremy Popelka. own and operate a hot glass studio, gallery and educational center. She has been working in multiple mediums for over 25 years. Her work is in many prestigious collections and museums.
The focus of her work continues to be the issues concerning women in the arts through a study of narratives, relationships and material culture.
Her work also involves using art as a way to communicate local activism, including her project About Sturgeon Bay.