Stephanie Michelle Ayala (a.k.a. "Cherry)
Fine Art Photographer
When I was in the 4th grader, I was diagnosed with dyslexia. I wasn't the strongest student and it was hard for me to keep up with most of the class. So I decided to get involved in a small youth theater group called "City Lights" to follow my passion for acting at the time. After attend classes for 4 years they closed down during my freshman year of attending the high school of fashion industry. I started to figure that fashion wasn't something I was so passionate about to pursuit as a career. It wasn't until my senior year a friend I had as an art major had gave me an application to The Internal Center Of Photography Youth Film Program. That was my first time ever using a film camera and mixing in a dark room. I had always loved taking photos to the point of sealing my brother camera just to take pictures of my family but I never notice that it would be something that would a huge part of me in the furture. It all started to make sense to me since being dyslexic, I have always been a visual learner.
Make Waves: "Prints and Winter Sprints"
We invite you to join us for the first Make Waves Workshop of the year, titled "Prints and Winter Sprints".