Instagram Roundup – Local Tucson Artists

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Kimber Heitner

Kimber is the author behind the travel blog, A Holiday Away. On the weekends you can find her hiking, reading, or obsessing over the neighborhood dogs. She's passionate about sharing her love for travel and creative projects! She graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor in Arts and currently lives in Scottsdale with her husband.

We love supporting our local artists. There are so many talented individuals out there, doing their thing and creating inspiration in their community. We’ve compiled a list of creative Tucson artists whose work we admire. Show them some love by checking out their work below!


Modern Aquarian Lettering


We love the romantic, hand-lettered script Modern Aquarian Lettering is known & loved for. Each piece if hand-made and unique. Looking for a gift? Her wooden state plaques are perfect as a custom wedding gift!


Nieves Montaño


Nieves is a Tucson based photographer. She is known for her brightly colored shots of the southwest. Her work includes portraits, lifestyle, and travel photography. Follow her to brighten up your Insta-feed!


Emma Gundlach


You may recognize Emma‘s work if you attended our Illustrated Map workshop. She is a local artists known for her whimsical, line-drawn maps.


Seedling Clayworks


Samirah Steinmeyer creates ceramic pieces inspired by her desert surroundings. With items including ceramic bowls, vases, and mugs, you’ll find nature and simplicity in every piece.


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Emily Orzel


When you think of brightly colored illustration and cheeky enamel pins, Emily’s Instagram feed is at the top of the list. Her use of wit and skill combine to create fresh, never before seen, pieces of art.


We love being inspired by art. It’s always enjoyable to discover a new artist whose work you can relate to. Since it would be impossible to cover every great Tucson artist in this post, we will continue to share our favorites from time to time. Who’s art are you obsessing over? Share their Instagram handle below!

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