Stephanie Schirm began her career as a fashion designer, studying in Europe. While designing in the Toronto fashion district, she also created a number of fashion illustrations for catalogues, storyboards, and advertisements for current Canadian Designers.
She eventually left the fashion industry to become a graduate of OCAD in Communication and Design. Only then to enter the Liturgical world of Design, where she established Labyrinth Studios Inc, designing and manufacturing religious garments and sanctuary décor for Churches across Canada and the US.
Her passion for drawing, painting and designing lead her to sharing her knowledge, over 12 years ago with the Continuing Education in Guelph and as Fashion Illustration instructor for Mohawk College in Hamilton. Since then she has taught in a number of different establishments thorough out the GTA area.
For Visual Arts Mississauga she can be found teaching for the fundamentals, teen, adults, and the Art Reach program in the local schools.
“Stephanie is an excellent painter and a wonderful instructor”
“Stephanie does a great job guiding us through the arts- great tips and tricks”
“Great student and instructor interaction, variety of projects and focus on skills.”