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Is there a light at the end of the tunnel? Artist Stephanie Johnson hopes her work can guide us

Posted on Aug 24, 2006 Stephanie Anne Johnson was about to graduate from college when she found the light. A theater major at Boston's Emerson College in the mid-1970s, she took a class in lighting design in her next-to-last semester and discovered the medium that continues to inspire her as a theatrical lighting designer and artist."I just loved it," she recalled recently as she led a visitor through a tour of her show, "Stephanie Anne Johnson: Art and Theater, Legacy and Testimony" at San Francisco's Sargent Johnson Gallery. "When I graduated, the first jobs I had were jobs doing lighting design. I became fascinated with it and just kept working with it," said the CSUMB professor of art.
– San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 24, 2006