Steph Cloutier is a francophone artist from Toronto, Canada. She received her BFA with Distinction in Sculpture and Installation, minoring in Material Arts and Design (Textiles) at OCAD University.
She is a multidisciplinary artist driven by process, materiality and transformation. She is interested in the realms of architecture, urbanity and nature, the permanent and the ephemera. She utilizes a variety of textile techniques such as embroidery, natural dyes and papermaking to conceive her 2D and 3D artworks.
She has participated in other residencies such as Artscape Gibraltar Point on Toronto Islands and the Contemporary Textiles Studio Co-op in Toronto.
Prior to studying and making art full-time, she worked as a content specialist in the private sector while balancing a career as a professional freelance photographer and journalist.
Steph was accepted as an Artist-in-Residence (Textiles) at Harbourfront Centre in 2020.