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Alyssa Rose Kópakonan- Cosmic Temple

Alyssa Rose Kópakonan is a multidisciplinary artist born and residing in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Today She focuses primarily on beadwork, henna and jagua body art, and illustration. Her work can often be found offered under her collective name of Cosmic Temple.
Alyssa Rose creates intricate and colorful woven bead work pieces and malas, and has worked as a henna and jagua body artist in the Coeur d’Alene area over the past seven years- including through her shared studio space Stella Blue at the Emerge Art Gallery in the past as well as the Kootenai County Farmers’ Market up until 2020. She has also worked as an independent textile design and dye artist using natural fibers such as organic hemp and cotton to create colorful and unique movement-inspired clothing designs, as well as screen printing and crochet work.
Color, texture, diversity, movement, embodiment, functionality, adornment, culture and history, local landscapes and biomes, and personal expression are all woven into the inspiration and modality for each creation.