Lila Steffan is a watercolorist specializing in earth pigments. Originally from Bellingham, Washington, she completed her BA in Studio Art at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas and has spent the last year living and working in Vermont. Her paintings have been featured in group exhibitions at the San Antonio Art League and Museum, SPACE Gallery in Burlington, Vermont, and the Michael and Noemi Neidorff Gallery. Through her work, Steffan explores the impact of climate change on naturally occurring cycles of decay and regeneration. Steffan forages for pigments such as charcoal, hematite, glauconite and shaggy mane mushrooms, which she hand processes into watercolor paints.