About the Artist

Cha Gutiérrez is a visual artist who lives and works in Phoenix, AZ. Primarily a figurative painter, she blends expressive & colorful portraiture with elements of nature, dream-like imagery and personal narratives. She is inspired by the strength and beauty of her subjects, and often focuses on female stories of vulnerability and persistence.

Cha works both in Oils and Acrylics, and has been painting for over 10 years. She studied fine art at both the School of Visual Arts in New York, and Arizona State University. She is a vocal advocate for making art accessible to communities of color, and has worked with agencies like Chicanos Por La Causa and Free Arts of AZ, to bring these communities more creative opportunities.