Hester Stinnett’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and is in numerous private and public collections, including the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Walker Art Center. In 2004 she was awarded a Pennsylvania Council Artist Fellowship for Works on Paper. She was an Artist in Residence at the Fabric Workshop in 2003, and has presented printmaking workshops at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine and the Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado. With co-author Lois M. Johnson she wrote Water-based Inks: A Screenprinting Manual for Studio and Classroom published by the University of the Arts Press with grants from the NEA and Hunt Manufacturing Co.
Currently Professor of Printmaking at the Tyler School of Art of Temple University, she has also taught at The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Philadelphia College of Art (now University of the Arts) and Bryn Mawr College. She received a BFA from the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford and an MFA from the Tyler School of Art of Temple University.