MamaCITA Artists

A Mothers Cooperative in the Arts

What is MamaCITA?

MamaCITA is an award-winning Cooperative in the Arts that provides its members a collective voice within the art world. All members are professional artists and all are mothers.
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MamaCITA’s mission is to support each member in reaching her full artistic potential. Together members plan and execute art exhibitions, teach workshops, display gallery work in varied venues, and support social change and philanthropic causes.

MamaCITA members are…

...accomplished artists AND- authors, educators, business owners, art editors, international workshop leaders, designers, curriculum developers, jewelers, painters, photographers, muralists, web developers and bloggers.

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Kimberly Mehler

Posted by on Nov 27, 2015

As one of our most fearless travelers in MamaCITA, there aren’t many places in this world that Kimberly Mehler hasn’t seen. Combine her love of exploration with a passion for science and the natural world, and you have an artist who creates the beautiful work only Kim could produce. We sat down together at our local Creekside Co-op to have coffee and play a bit of art-related word association so I could learn more about her creativity and inspiration. Enjoy! -Michelle Ciarlo-Hayes Q: Favorite light? A: Late afternoon! Q: Most beautiful body of water you’ve ever seen or been in? A: Scuba Diving in the Great Barrier Reef. Q: Sunrise or sunset? A: Sunset. Q: Capturing images to paint later: sketch or photograph? A: Photograph, but only because it is so much faster. I do find myself constantly “tracing” objects with my eyes, figuring out how I’ll draw the shapes when I get home. I really do need to carry a sketch book around with me! Q: Favorite season? A: Autumn, absolutely. Q: First love: watercolor, oils, or acrylics? A: Watercolors. Q: Studio: tidy or messy? A: ‘Neat enough,’ because I don’t really have a dedicated studio and I work wherever I can. It is indeed possible to do that if you are so...

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MamaCITA 2015 Holiday Events

Posted by on Oct 30, 2015

We’re hosting TWO holiday events this year!
Come celebrate with us and pickup some fabulous gifts for eveyone on your list. Join us for drinks, food and general merriment!
Saturday, Nov. 21, 4-7 pm & Saturday, Dec. 5, 1-5 pm

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Teresa Westkaemper

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015

Featured Artist: Teresa Westkaemper

Teresa describes herself as an artist who works in fiber at this moment.
Interview by Ann Buss

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