Creative Community Resource
 

About Us

Odessa | Wrathful Wanderer

Odessa is a nomadic collective of visual artists and creative minds who believe in the power of critical discourse and social engagement. Featuring local news & events, interviews with emerging contemporary artists as well as opportunities for in-person connection; Odessa is a platform for artistic empowerment and creative intention. 

Odessa aims to be a creative incubator. An experimental space, cultivating new possibility and varying perspective. Through your input and participation, we hope Odessa continues to expand and evolve, taking on new projects and telling new stories. Let’s get to work!

Our Team

Kristopher Michael Wright | CO-Founder

Kristopher Michael Wright | CO-Founder

Kristopher Michael Wright is an Artist, Educator, Independent curator and graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Based between Denver, Co & Chicago, IL, his work has been exhibited in various galleries throughout Colorado and the Midwest, including Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Memory, loss, and spirituality are the most common themes taking precedence in Wright’s practice. Working across multiple mediums, Wright investigates the interplay between the mundanity and grandeur; blurring the lines between personal myth and reality.

Corianne Wells | CO-Founder

Corianne Wells | CO-Founder

Corianne Wells is an Artist, Independent curator, lover of good stories, dorky photos, and dinosaurs. Wells is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA, with an emphasis in animation and illustration, she has exhibited and collaborated in theaters, galleries and businesses throughout the Midwest and Colorado. Wells explores death, loss, innocence and memory. Through limited palettes, quiet moments, and surreal stills, Wells investigates the interplay between the constructed ‘self’ and one’s soul; and children’s uncanny ability to know both so intimately.