Tessa Heck is a recent Visual Studies Graduate candidate at Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, OR and hails from NW Montana. Heck received her BFA in Painting/Drawing in Tacoma, WA at Pacific Lutheran University with a stint in London, UK to intern as a gallery assistant. Inspirations for her figurative based paintings include Nicole Eisenman, Marlene Dumas, Alice Neel and Wangechi Mutu. Common topics in her work are comprised of humor, absurdity of the human body, sexuality and eroticism. ember
Anastasia Greer is an interdisciplinary artist working in Portland, OR. Greer received her BFA with a concentration in printmaking in 2014 from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, MI. In 2016 she received her Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies at Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, OR. Greer has shown work at the DeVos Place in Grand Rapids, MI and the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR among others. She has participated in residencies at Caldera Arts, Leland Ironworks, and PNCA's Global Studios in Oaxaca, Mexico.