Colleen McCubbin Stepanic was born in Newport News, Virginia and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, Cleveland and Washington DC. She earned a BFA from the University of Dayton and an MFA from the Tyler School of Art. McCubbin Stepanic has been the recipient of many grants and awards and has successfully completed a number of artist residencies. McCubbin Stepanic’s work has been featured in exhibitions in New York City, Philadelphia, and Boston. She has been included in exhibitions at The LaGrange Art Museum in LaGrange, Georgia, The Susquehanna Museum of Art in Harrisburg, PA, The Woodmere Art Museum in Philadelphia, and the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio. Her work has been shown repeatedly in many states including, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Georgia, Arizona, Tennessee, Ohio, Washington D.C. and New York. She has had 12 solo exhibitions of her work since 2003 and has participated in art projects in Budapest, Hungary and Batoufam, Cameroon.