News • Events • Exhibitions

News • Events • Exhibitions

(our blog contains posts that reference MamaCITA before we became Artessa Alliance.)

My Joy, Teresa Shields

My Joy, Teresa Shields

My Joy, Teresa Shields   When my 1st daughter was born, more often than not she would seek out Dad. Jokingly, I said, “The next one is mine.” And she was. Of my three daughters, Mia Joy resembles me the most and we share the strongest connection. Mia means...

Varied Works, Brenda Howell

Varied Works, Brenda Howell

Varied Works, Brenda HowellMy fellow Artessa artists have held me up Made me laugh (a lot) AND Made me get my butt in the studio They’ve really helped me stay sane I hope that everyone has had one special person or better yet a group of special someone’s to help them...

Apart:Together, Karen Hunter McLaughlin

Apart:Together, Karen Hunter McLaughlin

“The Ripple Effect is based on the understanding that we are all connected. These connections stretch like an incredibly interwoven and complicated tapestry. Each of us exists within this tapestry. Thoughts and actions are like stones dropped in a pond and they create ripples that travel outward.”

Ouroboros, Julie Mann

Ouroboros, Julie Mann

Ouroboros, Julie Mann  The human brain has an uncanny ability to see patterns and make connections based on the world we've experienced. That is one reason optical illusions work, and why we see digital images and Pointillist paintings as something more than mere...

Branching Out, Boxed In- Glynis Frost Raisch

Branching Out, Boxed In- Glynis Frost Raisch

Boxed Out, Branching In- Glynis Frost Raisch   I have 2 pieces in this show. They are both paper mache and they both incorporate little houses; the houses are symbolic of family and home and community. They are made of cardboard and wheat paste and newspaper. The...

In My Own Backyard, Kimberly Mehler

In My Own Backyard, Kimberly Mehler

In My Own Backyard, Kimberly Mehler   Isolation Creations During Covid lockdown, I began a short daily painting exercise as a meditative practice to help cope with the stress of the news. I found that I was drawn to the variety of pine cones lying upon the...

Exhibition History

Our collective of women artists includes a rich and accomplished history of exhibitions, projects and markets. We continue to collaborate on new work, the key to our mission.