ABOUT

Taiessa (she/her) is a white settler and multi-discipline artist living in amiskwaciwâskahikan, so-called Edmonton. Working primarily in printmaking and soft sculpture, she explores themes of nurturance, longing, and (im)permanence. 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.

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