Art Collectors Choice: The Abstract Precious Stone Masterpieces Of Tesa Michaels

Thom Bierdz
4 min readMay 7, 2023

International multiple award-winning artist, Tesa Michaels, incorporates precious and semi-precious stones into her fine art paintings. Creating unique, one-of-a-kind pieces of art, Tesa combines her passion, exceptional technique and innovative vision with stones from all around the world.

Her paintings are mixed media, creating three-dimensional wonders that encompass her spiritual essence as well as her artistic abilities. Tesa’s paintings need to be experienced in person where one can truly capture the beauty of each piece and the brilliant energy of the stones themselves. Clients continue to tell Tesa that they’ve “Never Seen Anything Like It”.

Art and creativity are deeply rooted in Tesa, a fifth generation artist and third generation fine artist. From a young age she was immersed in a creative atmosphere that offered constant inspiration and a family that nurtured her artistic endeavors. In grammar school she won art contests, painted murals and, at the age of 12, she painted her first oil painting under the instruction of her mom. At age 16, Tesa was accepted into her first national art show.

Tesa attended The Art Institute of Colorado, studying fine art and graphic design. Following college, she worked in the graphic design field as an art and marketing director for a health products company, and in advertising at J. Walter Thompson as an art director working on Ford Motor Company commercials.


Tesa Michaels is a gallery-represented artist with award-winning galleries. She collaborates with the leading purveyor of semi-precious stones in the world and enjoys the privilege of working with clients from all around the globe. Creating custom commissions and indoor/outdoor installations, she ensures clients have the perfect, incredible piece to compliment their unique décor.

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Thom Bierdz

One of Medium’s TOP ART CONTRIBUTORS, award-winning author, actor, film-maker, painter. 12 books: 6 on art. President of WAA & AAA & ACCA.