Born Toronto, Canada currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. Gina Stepaniuk is an Associate of OCAD University in Toronto, Canada. She has a Master of Fine Arts from Claremont Graduate University, (CGU) in Claremont California where she received the 2009 CGU President’s Art Award for Excellence and the C.E. and Bertha M. Harsh Endowed Fellowship. Ms. Stepaniuk was nominated by the CGU faculty for the 2009 Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in Painting and has a painting in the CGU permanent collection.
A selection of Ms. Stepaniuk’s most recent exhibitions include, solo exhibition; Not Your Mothers Landscape 2013, Launch Gallery, Los Angeles CA, group exhibitions; LA n CV 2015, curator John Michael McLean at the Coachella Valley Art Center, Indio CA, Millennial Abstraction 2013, The Offices of the Marin Community Foundation, curator Patricia Watts, Marin CA, Painting (Los Angeles) 2012, curator Cathy Stone at Another Year in LA, Los Angeles CA, Consumptive 2011, curator Shanna Nys Dambrot at Garboushian Gallery, Los Angeles CA and Tel-Art Phone 2011, curator Mat Gleason at Beacon Arts.
Ms. Stepaniuk served as president of the board of directors, vice president and board member at the Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825, a non-profit emerging arts organization from 2001 to 2005.