Tessa Mars

2024 Exhibition Artist

Tessa Mars (b.1985; she/her) is a Haitian visual artist born and raised in Port-au-Prince. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts at Rennes 2 University in France in 2006 after which she returned to live and work in Haiti. Mars’s work presents her efforts to reconnect to a Haitian perspective of the world. Her paintings and papier-maché objects have been shown recently in the exhibitions “Your presence does not escape me” at Tiwani Gallery in London and “Who Tells a Tale adds a Tail” (2022) at the Denver Art Museum in Denver. Mars is an Alumn of the Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam (2020-2022), she currently resides in Puerto Rico.