Stephanie Boutari is an artist and designer based in Kitchener, Ontario.
Born and raised in Bahrain, Stephanie came to Canada in 2005 to study architecture, completing both her Bachelor and Master’s degrees at the University of Waterloo. During the completion of her Masters thesis, Stephanie gravitated back to her roots in art, exploring architecture's outer surfaces as integral to the contemporary urban environment.
Stephanie worked for firms in architecture, interior design, and urban design in Toronto and Vancouver for 5 years before deciding to launch her own art and design studio in June 2017. Her recent work experience ranges from large-scale murals, paintings and illustrations, to designing commercial interiors, 3D art objects and furniture.
Stephanie is also a partner at boko, a design/build studio based in New Hamburg.