Stephanie Armbruster obtained her BFA from Carnegie Mellon Univeristy. She currently holds a studio in Pittsburgh's East End at the Mine Factory. She is an encaustic painter who focuses on suspending pigment drawings and printed imagery between layers of resin and molten wax. Her work has been shown nationally including exhibitions with James Gallery, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Los Angeles Print Making Society, and others. She is a 2011 Flight School Fellow and has been the recipient of local arts grants including PPA Program Stream and Artist Opportunity grants.