Taiessa (she/her) is a multi-discipline artist living in amiskwaciwâskahikan, so-called Edmonton. Her primary mediums include print, soft sculpture, and long conversations with friends. Taking an auto-ethnographic approach to her work, she explores themes of intimacy and nurturance. In 2018, Taiessa obtained a Fine Art diploma with distinction from Grant MacEwan University before completing her BFA at the University of Alberta. She recently participated in the Mitchell Art Gallery’s Artist Exchange program, and when not in the studio spends her time as Production Supervisor at The Works International Visual Arts Society.

Taiessa Headshot 2021.heic