Stephanie Bower | Architectural Illustration provides watercolor renderings, pencil sketches, and concept design drawings to many offices in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Clients include Olson Kundig Architects, MITHUN, and Perkins Will @ Atlanta.

Combining her background as both an architect, teacher, and artist, she is also passionate about passing on hand drawing and painting skills through architectural sketching workshops offered both locally and internationally. Stephanie is a blog correspondent for Urban Sketchers ( and a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society.

Follow Stephanie’s work, sketches and travels on her blog Drawing Perspectives (, Instagram @stephanieabower, and

The Urban Sketching Handbook: Understanding Perspective, 2016, now available in 9 languages
The Urban Sketching Handbook: 101 Sketching Tips, 2020
The Urban Sketching Art Pack, 2017
The Complete Urban Sketching Companion, 2020

Sketching Workshops and Demos around the World
Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle WA | Interiors and Visual Communications programs
University of Washington, Seattle WA | Architecture program
Parsons School of Design, New York NY | Design | Environmental Design, Interior, and Architecture Programs | 10 years

2014 Civita Institute/NIAUSI Astra Zarina Fellowship | 2 months in Civita di Bagnoregio ITALY | to create an illustrated architectural walking guide

2013 Gabriel Prize | Awarded to one architect in the United States for 3 months in France | to study the use of Perspective in Le Notre's designs of the gardens at Vaux le Vicomte and Versailles

2013, 2012 KRob International Architectural Delineation Competition, Kevin Sloan Award for Best Travel Sketch

Former Licensed Architect New York State
Bachelor of Architecture | University of Texas at Austin | Valedictorian
Master of Science, Interior Design | Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY

Contact Information
Email Stephanie at or call 206.284.5111

Stephanie Bower, Architectural Illustration, 2411 9th Avenue W., Seattle, WA, 98119,
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