News • Events • Exhibitions

News • Events • Exhibitions

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

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...

Nesting, Michelle Ciarlo Hayes

Nesting, Michelle Ciarlo Hayes

Nesting, Michelle Ciarlo Hayes From the Apart:Together ExhibitionThis little piece is called "Nesting" and is based on a sweet bird who regularly visited the window box of my studio during the spring of 2020. She would steal pieces of the coconut box liner as well as...

10%, Megan Greenholt

10%, Megan Greenholt

10%, Megan Greenholt From the Apart:Together ExhibitI participated in an online creativity project for 100 days in 2020 with the intention to develop a daily practice. Most of my project was completed during the initial phase of the covid pandemic and quarantine. My...

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.