This celebrated Los Angeles, California-based painter graduated from Harvard University in 2006 where she studied painting and botany. After completing an apprenticeship in Buddhist thanga painting at the Union of Mongolian Artists in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, she was awarded a National Geographic Expeditions Council youth grant.
In 2008, Stockman moved to Joshua Tree, California, where she lived and worked before moving to Jaipur, Rajasthan for a short time to study pigment and Mughal miniature painting with the legendary Ajay Sharma.
Stockman received her MFA in studio art from New York University, where she taught undergraduate painting for two years. A 2013 teaching fellow in the Visual & Environmental Studies Department at Harvard University, her work has been displayed in many art galleries and includes solo exhibitions in Los Angeles and New York.
She also writes Letters from Joshua Tree for Vogue Online.