New Members

Artessa Alliance warmly welcomes our newest members, Colleen Hammond and Nancy Agati. We are so excited to have these two new amazing artists join us, and look forward to the inspiration and wisdom they bring to our collaborative. Colleen Hammond is a painter and...

A New Beginning for Artessa Alliance

From an original article by Emily Diaz From InLiquid, Interviews, posted HERE A group of women that includes traditional artists as well as business owners and educators, known as Artessa Alliance is taking the tenant that anyone who creates is an artist and putting...

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 My 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

Monotype Prints, Karen Hunter McLaughlin My imagery has almost always referenced nature and its structures. I have a vocabulary of forms which depict objects that typically float and drift through nature– leaf, petal, seed. My hope is to create atmospheric worlds that...