Artemisia Voltera

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Artemisia Voltera
Resides:Barony of Red Spears
Status:Current Member
Awards:Visit the Order of Precedence to access a list of this person's awards.

Per pale sable and argent, in pale three seeblatter gules.



14th Century Italian, located in the city of Voltera. She is the daughter of a wealthy alabaster mine owner. Artemisia is often away from home travelling to other countries to explore their beauty.

Children: Paxino Voltera, Leonardo Voltera, Thora Thorkelsdottir aka Purple Elephant Daughter

Offices & Positions

Current Offices

  • Middle Kingdom Minister of youth 2019-present
  • Hrothgeirsfjordr MOAS 2020-present
  • Minister of Youth-at large (2014-present)

Previous Offices & Positions

  • Seneschal Canton of Hrothgeirsfjorthr 2018-2020
  • Page School Dean of Middle Kingdom 2016-2019
  • Minister of Youth Barony of Red Spears (2016-2018)
  • Seneschal - Catteden (2010)
  • Event Steward - Yule Feast (2013,2013), Pounce
  • Webminister - Catteden (2009-2010)
  • Chronicler - Catteden, Barony of Red Spears
  • Youth Coordinator - Pounce (2017), Yule Feast (2015, 2017, 2018, 2019), Baron Wars (2016, 2017), Regular Event (2017), Coronation (2017), A&S & Crown (2018)
  • Info Point - Baron Wars (2013), Coronation (2011)
  • A&S Class Coordinator - Pounce (2013), Yule Feast (20?, 2019), Baron Wars (2014), Crown (2020)
  • Youth Combat Marshal (2016-2018)

Classes Taught

Classes taught for both youth and adults, some a variety of times

  • Dyes: Pysanky, Natural Dyes for eggs, Henna Party
  • C&I: Knotwork, Basic Scroll Design, Quick Illuminated Scrollwork, Unique Award Scrolls, Japanese Ink Painting, Scroll Case with Glue
  • Heraldry: Paper heraldry making, Heraldry Basics, Picking a Name, Viking Rune Translation
  • Fiber: Stick Weaving, Kumihimo, Basic Weaving, Basic Embroidary, Drop Spindle
  • Sewing: Sewing Plague Rats, Sewing felt dragon finger puppets, Sewing a Bag, No Sew Pouches
  • Stamping: Creating Stamps for fabric, Block printing on fabric, Creating and Painting shields
  • Origami: Making boat, box, dragon head, crane, cat, Origami box with stamping and filling for court giveaway, Making Posies,Papermaking, Japanese Stab Binding,
  • Food/Beverages: Medieval Beverages for youth, Making Chicken Salad, Making Butter
  • Games: Game of the Goose, Game of Go, Mancala/Wari, Nine Men Morris, Alquerque, Fox and Geese
  • Lecture type: Intro to SCA Court for youth, What is Page School, Walk-through tour of site for youth, Reviving Your Local Group, Incorporating Youth Into the SCA
  • Misc arts: Viking Treasure Necklaces, Making a Pomander, Foam Mosaics


Kingdom Awards

  • Order of the Dragon's Heart - 10-13-2018
  • Award of the Purple Fret - 4-15-2017
  • Order of the Willow - 6-8-2013
  • Order of the Willow - 1-12-2013
  • Award of Arms - 4-17-2010

Barony or Red Spears Awards

  • Commander of the Boarsbane - 05-?-2020
  • Award for the Canton of Hrothgeirsfjordr: Compagnia del la PĆ³rci Rossi 12-07-2019
  • Order of the Boars Heart 08-05-2015
  • Sisterhood of the Red Spear - 12-14-2013
  • Baronial Champion - Red Spears Arts and Science Champion - 2012-2013
  • Order of the Hastati - 09-18-2010
  • Order of the Ruby Chalice - 5-18-2009
  • Orde van de Zuil - 6-22-2008
  • Order of the Boarsbane - 12-13-2008
  • Order of the Boarsbane - 12-9-2007


Member of House of the Golden Wheels

Rewrote Page School Handbook 2018

Running for Baroness of Red Spears with Brangwyne of Red Spears - 2020

Interests and SCA-related hobbies

Youth Education, Illumination, teaching, papermaking, Japanese Ink Painting, research

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