2022 Emerging Artist
Teresa Mandala is an artist whose work embraces the divine feminine through a dance of color, visual movement, and unique textures. She enjoys exploring new mediums and often works in ceramic, wood, metal, glass, watercolor, acrylic, and oil paints to find unconventional ways to express complex concepts. Her concepts and themes are inspired by nature and personal experiences, in which struggles, triumphs and failures are translated into universal truths. Mandala grew up in Rockford, Illinois and migrated to Kansas City where she received a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute. She currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she runs a virtual advertising studio, is an active studio artist, art advocate, and an art instructor. You can find her work in several private collections and galleries across America, including Kansas City, St. Petersburg, Key West, and Port Angeles, Washington.