Stephanie Eche, b. Gilbert, AZ, 1986, is a Chicana artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She uses found materials and natural fibers to create soft sculptures and paintings. Eche has been in various group exhibitions, including “Unraveled: Confronting the Fabric of Fiber Art” at Untitled Space, NY, NY, “Live Wire” at Form and Concept, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and “In the Abstract” at Site: Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Eche’s work has been written about in Vantage Art Projects and Artsy. Eche has been a teaching artist for the Center for Urban Pedagogy, the SU-CASA program in Lower Manhattan, Root Division, and the Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts in San Francisco, CA. She was a Creative Community Fellow with National Arts Strategies and a Healthy Places Network Leader for Urban Land Institute. Eche is the founder and CEO of Distill Creative, where she curates and produces equitable and inclusive public art projects. She is also the creator and host of the First Coat podcast, where she interviews artists and creators about art in public space.