A founding member of Taos Ceramics Center, Alissa Mittl received her BA in Studio Art and Art History from Florida State University. She has apprenticed for working ceramic artists Sue Tirrell (Pray, MT) and Julie Guyot (Tallahassee, FL), and received fellowships to attend workshops at both Anderson Ranch Arts Center (Snowmass Village, CO) and Penland School of Crafts (Bakersfield, NC).
Originally from southwest Florida, her work has shown both locally and nationally. Mittl completed two terms as a Ceramic Artist in Residence at the Mendocino Art Center (Mendocino, CA) in August 2018. She then spent a year teaching and making artwork as a long-term Resident Artist at the Taos Clay Studio in Northern New Mexico. Mittl now lives, works, makes and sells her art in the historic town of Taos.