Tessa Sutton is a visual artist, educator and arts administrator who is certified to teach art and social studies in public schools. ¬†She has exhibited in the U.S. and some internationally.  After attending artist residencies in Italy and South Africa, she received her MFA from the California College of the Arts in Painting and Drawing in 2006 and also has a BA in History from Grinnell College, reflecting her interests in interdisciplinary studies. 

She has worked at Cooper Union, Pratt Institute and the California College of the Arts in higher education arts administration. In addition to working in colleges, she has taught art in a museum, as a private tutor, a teaching artist in public schools and a women's correctional facility. She is currently working as an Elementary Art Teacher in Minneapolis Public Schools (Minnesota).





information upcoming