Stephanie's body of artistic work comprises paintings and sculptures inspired by her personal life experiences, her observations of people and landscapes.
During her four years of formal art education in Ljubljana, the historic capital of Slovenia, she studied art history and art in all different forms. As part of her study she attended many art exhibitions in Europe. She also pursued more art education after arrival in Australia and attained a Diploma in Visual Arts.
In Australia, Stephanie J (Jakovac) commenced a career in commercial art. After settling down to a family life in Albury/Wodonga, she continued her career in graphic art, painting and later teaching art at a secondary college, TAFE and private tuitions. She works from her ‘Lubek’ Art Studio in East Albury and offers private art tuition. Stephanie regularly attends international artist retreats in Slovenia and exhibits regularly in solo and group art shows.
She has collected numerous awards and has held 30 solo exhibitions, five internationally. Many of her works can be found in public and private collections in Australia and around the world in England, Germany, Austria, Italy, Greece, Slovenia, Croatia, Poland, Sweden, Finland, Ireland, USA and Bulgaria.