Oakland, CA, USA
Niki Stefanelli is a San Francisco Bay Area artist, photographer and art educator. Her artwork explores life experience across cultural boundaries. Stefanelli’s artwork has been informed by her extensive world-wide travel and by her time spent in Ghana, West Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer. Her work has been exhibited both locally and internationally, with a solo exhibit at The World Affairs Council in 2014.
Niki Stefanelli grew up in Maryland and received her BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She exhibits her work in galleries, non-profit spaces, community venues and art fairs. She has taught art in a variety of settings including independent schools, an international school in Tanzania, and community colleges. She has incorporated her love of travel into her teaching career by leading international service projects for high school students to Cuba, Ghana, South Africa, Tanzania, China, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam and Australia.