Stephanie qualified as a Nursing Sister, married her friend Paul whilst assisting him in his private practice, she obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Sociology and Anthropology, followed by an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.
Their interest in yachting and flying led her to obtain a Yacht Hand certificate and to qualify as a Private Pilot.
During their time in Johannesburg she followed her passion, thus completing a Diploma in Visual Communication.
Once in the Eastern Cape, she completed her Baccalaureus Technologiae studies in Fine Art. During her studies she received awards for printmaking, best progress art student and art history.
Her quest for knowledge and love of art led her to an Advanced University Diploma in Visual Arts and finally a Masters Degree in Visual Art (UNISA).