Stacey Turcotte, a native Californian, graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts – Painting & Drawing. Post graduation, she furthered her education at the San Francisco Academy of Art.
She is a contemporary painter with a classical foundation. Her passion is to connect and collaborate with others through her art, by bringing forth the spirit of loved ones in her oil portraits. She believes that creating a portrait is a snapshot in time that ultimately becomes a tribute to the subject and an heirloom for future generations.
2013 Artist of the Year | Menlo Charity Horse Show, Atherton, CA
2012 Finalist, Richeson 75 Small Works Group Show | Kimberly, Wisconsin
2011 Honorable Mention | Portraits III Art Contest, Artist Portfolio Magazine
FAV 15% Fine Art Views Painting Competition | February and April
Honorable Mention | “Animals” Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time Online Gallery