ARTARIANICA is the collaborative effort of Jessy Randall and Briget Heidmous.
Jessy writes words. Briget draws. 


Two Comics fo ARTARIANICA featured in Hysterical

hysterical is a literary magazine that strives to highlight the diversity of writers who are women, femmes or non-binary people whose work deftly navigates and subverts societal expectations.


Four works from ARTARIANICA,

previously Mapping Project, are featured in the current issue of Faultline edited by Julie Schulte and Nick Maurer, published by UC Irvine.

First published in 1992 by founding editor
Alyn Warren, Faultline is UC Irvine’s Pushcart prize-winning journal. Housed in UC Irvine’s Department of English and produced by the graduate students of the Programs in Writing, Faultline features the work of emerging and established writers from the U.S. and abroad. The journal publishes new poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, translations, and art in an annual spring issue.


Previously on exhibition

ARTARIANICA featured it’s first physical art piece in Colorado Springs, February 2019.

Something is Chasing You is a digital drawing featuring lines as lines and lines of text as shapes and integrated physical elements.


Jessy Randall
, 47, is a writer, librarian, and cofounder of ARTARIANICA. Collaborations from ARTARIANICA have appeared in Atlas and Alice, disClosure, and Jellyfish. Her most recent book is How to Tell If You Are Human (Pleiades, 2018). Her website is

Briget Heidmous, 30, is an artist, creative entrepreneur, curator and cofounder of ARTARIANICA. Collaborations from ARTARIANICA have appeared in Escape into Life, Faultline, and Ohio Edit. You can find her online as @RaisedTraverse. Her website is