National Exhibitions

2018                A Garden of Inspiration Art Gala, Greater Latrobe Senior High School, Latrobe, PA

2018                Mr. Fred Rogers Regional Juried Exhibition, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

2016                Mr. Fred Rogers Regional Juried Exhibition, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

2016                Westmoreland Art Nationals, Twin Lakes, Latrobe, PA

2016                Westmoreland Art Nationals, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA

2014                Theme and Variations Art Gala, Greater Latrobe Senior High School, Latrobe, PA

2014                Mr. Fred Rogers Regional Juried Exhibition, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

2014                Westmoreland Art Nationals, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA

2013                Mr. Fred Rogers Regional Juried Exhibition, Latrobe Art Center, Latrobe, PA

2013                Westmoreland Art Nationals, Twin Lakes, Latrobe, PA

2003                Artists of the 21st Century: Student Art Exhibition, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Ligonier, PA, USA

Virtual Exhibitions

2018               Our Bond with Nature, The Healing Power of Arts and Artists, an initiative of Manhattan Arts International,
www.healing-power-of-art.org/our-bond-with-nature-exhibition     |        Juror: Renee Philips

Group Exhibitions

2016               S.W.A.N. Day Pittsburgh 2016, Pittsburgh, PA

Juried Art Festivals

2012                Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, Twin Lakes, Latrobe, PA

2011                Kipona Artsfest, Harrisburg, PA

2011                Cape Cod Fine Arts Festival, Hyannis, MA

Public Collections

Special Art Collection, Greater Latrobe Senior High School, Latrobe, PA

Performances

2014               Human Tableaux, Allegheny Historical Courthouse, Pittsburgh, PA

Bibliography

Shirley McMarlin, “Out & About: Greater Latrobe art gala draws more than 500,” TribLIVE, November 5, 2018.
https://triblive.com/lifestyles/outabout/14250117-74/out-about-greater-latrobe-art-gala-draws-more-than-500

“Stephanie Oplinger,” INK & ARROWS Magazine, Issue 11, September 5, 2018. 60-61. https://issuu.com/inkandarrows/docs/inkarrowsmagazine_eleven__smallerfi .

“LAC reception Sept. 6,” Latrobe Bulletin, Latrobe, PA, August 31, 2018, vol. 116 no. 217. 1.

“GL Senior High Selects Its 204th Painting,” Latrobe Parks and Recreation, Latrobe, PA, February 2015.

Federoff, Stacey, “Students select Oplinger painting for Greater Latrobe school art collection,” TribLIVE, December 2, 2014. http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/yourlatrobe/yourlatrobemore/7155294-74/art-collection-stars#axzz3VBFX6InX .

Gogniat Eidemiller, Maryann, “New art for GL collection on display at 2014 Art Gala,” Latrobe Bulletin, Latrobe, PA, November 7, 2014, vol. 112 no. 274. 1.

“Yellow Canary Street,” The Loyalhanna Review, Ligonier Valley Writers, Ligonier, PA, 2014 issue. 29.

“Secret Eyes,” Pendulum, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Spring 2014. Front cover.

“Tradition,” Pendulum, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Spring 2014. 29.

“Bluejay Ave,” The Loyalhanna Review, Ligonier Valley Writers, Ligonier, PA, 2013. 15.

Published Writings

“The Peacock Cape,” Belle Armoire, Stampington & Company, Laguana Hills, CA, Winter 2012. 84-86.

Education

2016-17           Children’s Book Academy, childrensbookacademy.com

Writing Children’s Picture Books
Illustrating Children’s Picture Books
Middle Grade Mastery
The Hero’s Art Journey
Hand Lettering & Calligraphy
Making Picture Book Dummies

2015                Art Portfolio I, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA

2009               Associate Degree in Legal Assisting, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA

Professional Affiliations

Member         Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI), scbwi.org