Stephanie Hightower

Stephanie Hightower

Stephanie Hightower
Adjunct Associate Professor


MFA - The Pratt Institute, Master of Fine Art; Minor in Art Criticism
BFA -  University of Dallas, Studio Fine Art


Stephanie Hightower is Adjunct Associate Professor for the Art Department teaching Introduction to Painting. Originally from Oklahoma, Professor Hightower lives and works in Berlin and New York City. She received a BFA from the University of Dallas and an MFA from Pratt Institute. She has been recognized by numerous research/studio residencies and grants by the City University of New York, The Edna St. Vincent Millay Colony, The Vermont Studio Center, the Bronx Council for the Arts, NurtureArt, and was awarded the Potawatomi Tribal Scholarship for graduate study.  Her work has been exhibited with The New York Public Library, The Flatiron Art Space, FiveMyles Gallery, The Rotunda Gallery, Wuersch & Gering, The Cooper Union, and the Bronx Museum of Art, among others.  She has guest lectured for Guggenheim Museum, Technische Universität of Berlin, Fordham University, and the University of Connecticut. Hightower's catalogues include More Questions, 2009, and URBAN ARCADIA, 2015.

JJC Affiliations

Art Minor, Art Dept at John Jay College

Course Taught

Introduction to Painting - 118; Introduction to Drawing - 111

Scholarly Work

Urban Arcadia, Exhibition Catalogue, The New York Public Libray and The Flatiron Project Space, New York, NY  2015

More Questions, Exhbitiion catalogue, Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, New York, NY  20009

Area of Expertise

Faculty Expertise: topics/keywords

Art & Culture

Online Presence
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