Do you have story that transcends words? Ever been the unwilling victim of a caricature portrait? Tia Chianti Richardson, a community-integrated artist based in Milwaukee, can solve both of those problems. She is a portrait artist, muralist, graphic designer and educator. Tia will live paint your true, personal story into what will no doubt be a beautiful and personal memento or gift. 

Tia Chianti RichardsonTia specializes in using group talking circles to support a space of generous listening to each other’s personal & collective stories. She then embodies the stories in the form of a mural. In her personal work, she uses oil and acrylic to create paintings about nature, Goddess and humanity. Tia is also a live painter for Playback Milwaukee Theatre Company, which uses a form of improv where audience members tell a true life story. They then watch as it’s played back on the spot using a mix of music, improv movement, spoken word and visual art. To view some of Tia’s creative works, visit her website, You can also check her out at

You’d like a piece of yourself forever immortalized in time don’t you? In order to have your own joy of painting experience visit to purchase your ticket for Mea Fabula today! Tickets are only $40! Your purchase & support helps Ex Fabula expand its programming, which includes workshops, StorySlams and community collaborations, giving more Milwaukeeans the chance to be heard, thus building community and strengthening our city.

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