Stephanie Sydney was born and raised in London, England. She moved to California with her family as a teenager and is currently living in Venice, California.  She studied art at Santa Monica College and UCLA.  She started receiving awards for her art while in high school and in the galleries at Santa Monica College.  While Stephanie was a painter from a very young age, because of her time constraints, she started exploring painting with a camera, first double and triple exposures in the camera, then mixed media pieces and digital collages.  With the advent of digital technology came new explorations of the transformative potential of imagery. You could say she paints with photographs.

She is currently working in her art studio in Santa Monica.