Peggy Tessema Compton
AKA Tessema C. (artists signature)
"To create is a gift from the Creator" is Peggy's artistic Philosophy. Her artist signature is Tessema C. which is taken from her middle name and initial of her last name.
"To create, is a gift from The Creator." is Peggy's artistic philosophy.
As an active member of both Valley Fine Arts Association and Gallery Gals in the Mat-Su Valley Alaska, Peggy has enjoyed participating with these groups. She has also achieved recognition in numerous shows, contests and art galleries such as:* First place and best of show at Mat-Su College Spring Exhibit
* Blue and red ribbons at Alaska State Fair professional division
* Recognition of a National Award with VFAA crew, for an Alaska State Fair Art Mural.
* Awarded designer of coin design for the Alaska Coin Club commemorative coin
* Contest winning awards at Madd Matters Art and Frame
* Selected award winning display Alaska State Fair
* Selected art piece Mat-Su Regional Hospital
* Mural artist for Alaska Comprehensive Dental Center
* Selected winning entry Palmer "Veggies On Parade.
* Guest demo artist at the Alaska State Fair.
* Winning designer of business display for the Palmer State Fair
* Guest demo artist at the Alaska State Fair
* Winner of the window mural of the Palmer Museum
* Display artist at the palmer Museum as well as other numerous art related contributions.
While in Alaska, Peggy has illustrated 7 published books, and also has been an art instructor.
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original work or giclee prints.