Stefanie Bales is a Contemporary Fine Artist, Muralist, and boutique Gallery owner based in San Diego, CA. She earned a B.F.A in Studio Arts and an M.S. in Educational Counseling with a focus on Art Therapy applications with neuro- diverse populations. Stefanie taught at a local design college for over 10 years prior to opening her gallery + storefront, Stefanie Bales Fine Art, in the heart of Little Italy. Stefanie's work is inspired by the interaction of light and landscape, as evident in her whimsical typologies and soft, feminine palettes. Stefanie’s client list includes the City of San Diego, The Balboa Park Conservancy, The San Diego Museum of Art, Ansun BioPharma, The Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, One Paseo, and The Flower Hill Promenade. Her gallery was recently awarded “Best of San Diego”, by both Modern Luxury Magazine and The San Diego Reader, and her work has been published extensively and is in both public and private collections across the country and internationally.