Born in 1991, in Guatemala, into a family of European and central American heritage, Stefanie took a chance and flew to Europe to pursue her dream of becoming a visual artist. She was 19.
Her starting point was a year in Ar.Co Academy in Lisbon, Portugal, studying painting and fine arts. Afterwords, Stefanie enrolled at Faculdade de Belas Artes, University of Lisbon, where she created and developed the bases of her visual work. During her third university year, she lived and studied in France for 6 months at the University of Paris. Nowadays, she is working at Portugal’s top art auctioneer house, Cabral Moncada Leilões, while finishing her studies in Visual Arts.