Louise Tessier

A tile-making workshop in 1998 launched Louise into the world of clay. In her home studio, she creates ceramic art tiles using the processes of graphic design, linoleum stamp carving and print-making. Louise’s designs, inspired by nature and the written word, evoke her Slovakian heritage with its folk art tradition.

Born and raised in Leader, Saskatchewan, Louise received her B Ed from the University of Saskatchewan (art & music). She taught elementary school in Saskatoon and has made Regina her home for the past 33 years.

Inspired by music, poetry, gardens, her faith and travel, Louise is attracted to art in many forms. During a six-year sabbatical, Louise has illustrated a book, created two large art pieces and curated a touring group exhibition (Moved by the Spirit). She has also expanded her artistic repertoire to include rug hooking, writing religious icons and, most recently, printmaking (Caligari Project Print Exchange & Exhibition, Saskatchewan Printmakers’ Association – The Second Eve).

To check out Louise’s work, visit her new website (louisetessier.com), her Etsy Shop (GardenRhymesStudio), or Traditions Hand Craft Gallery in Regina.