Elizabeth Stehling is from South Carolina and grew up going to contra dances and riding horses through the countryside. Recent artworks involve folk dances as structures to explore interpersonal relationships. Stehling’s work has been included in numerous exhibitions nationally and internationally Including Berlin, Germany; Tel Aviv, Israel; Chicago; New York City; as well as in the Southeast and Midwest. Recently, she was an artist in residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Art Center in Nebraska City, NE and the Wassaic Project in Wassaic, New York. Currently, she teaches art at Hastings College in Nebraska and is a freelance videographer and producer. She graduated from Pratt Institute’s Studio Art program in Brooklyn, New York with her M.F.A. in 2010 and completed her B.A. at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina in 2005.