Before becoming an artist/entrepreneur, Stella Papadopoulos worked in corporate finance,
and was a marketing executive in a fashion accessory business
Being of Greek heritage, the gift of artistic journeys, and endless beauty of Greece inspired her art and writings.
While at home with her young children she taught Moms and Tots painting classes at the Jewish Public Library.
She subsequently obtained a Diploma in Illustration and Design at Montreal's Dawson College.
She is a member of the Montreal Children's Literature Roundtable, CANSCAIP (A national, professional group for people in the
field of children's culture.), and CCBC (Canadian Children's Book Center).
In addition she combines her illustration and writings for magazines and has been featured online and in print in
The Link & Visitor, a Canadian Baptist Women's publication.
She loves and collects children's picture books. Among her favourites are Ezra Jack Keats, Patricia Polacco, Marie-Louise Gay,
and Barbara Reid.
Stella was born in Montreal where she lives with her family.