Stephanie Scarlata holds her studio art degree from the University of Maryland and is an art educator and mentor.  Her work has been shown both nationally and internationally, and pieces are permanently on display in Hobart, Tasmania.  Her experiences range from working in an art gallery to school settings.  She has 15 years experience teaching one-on-one and in groups with people of various artistic backgrounds and demographics including small children, teens, and those with dementia.  She specializes in large scale abstract painting and portraiture capturing her love for travel, water and people.  She draws on elements from the outdoors and aerial views for her abstracts and the stories behind faces for her portraits.  Stephanie lives with her husband and three sons in Edgewater, Maryland and is currently teaching high schoolers at the Key School in Annapolis. 


I love teaching people who have no faith they can paint – I love proving them wrong.

Stephanie Scarlata

Stephanie Scarlata's Classes This Season

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    In this class, students will create paintings following demonstrations as well as individually. Students will paint a landscape, seascape, and portrait amongst several other subjects. This class is for anyone who would like to explore the expressive qualities of watercolor and build confidence with the medium. In addition, students will learn the following: · Traditional techniques including wet-on-wet, dry brush, lifting, washes, color mixing, and negative painting · Color and brush identity · How to control and allow spontaneity with the medium · How to create resist areas with masking fluid Individual attention and critiques with peers will make this an inviting and informative class. Come, relax and be inspired while beginning your own body of artwork. For more information, please contact the instructor at

    *Class schedules are subject to change in accordance with the guidelines issued by the CDC and the Anne Arundel Health Department regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

    *In registering yourself or your child for this class, you agree to follow the Maryland Hall COVID-19 Guidelines while attending classes at Maryland Hall during the Winter/Spring 2021 semester.

Stephanie Scarlata

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