About Us

Welcome to Emergo Arts Boutique!

Our store front is located in beautiful downtown Alpine, Texas. Far out in the desert and mountains of West Texas by Big Bend National Park.

We carry a variety of boutique clothing, custom T-shirts, accessories, gifts and decor. With many of our items created by us & other local artists, you can take home a piece of West Texas with you! We strive to have a little bit of everything for someone.

While we are focused on retail – we also have painting parties, classes and events as well as being a part of festivals locally. Make sure to check out the events calendar.

If you are a small business owner with handmade items or art & are looking for a opportunity to showcase your product – send us a private message to chat!

Emergo Company, LLC (Emergo Co.) is our parent company & many of our items are branded as such. Wholesale available!

Meet The Team:

Jessica – OwnerI’m originally from Iowa, but grew up mostly in the Twin Cities, Minnesota where I met and married my husband. In 2004 we moved to Alpine with our daughter. I currently have a Sophomore and 5th grader in Alpine ISD, and lots of fur critters. We love the small town life! I had always wanted my own shop, and after working out of my home we had been watching for properties. We had our eyes on a couple places and when our current location became available, we felt like it was perfect for our vision.. and here we are!

I love art, crafting, yoga, makeup, binge watching reality TV, writing, or coming up with my next big adventure. I’m usually doing a mix of the above at the same time because of how my creative mind works.

I love pineapple on my pizza & memes. Wished I lived right on the warm ocean where I could do yoga, meditate and take long walks (A fountain will have to do.. for now.) I want a Maine Coon! And I hate hugs – which is a serious pastime in Texas let me tell you! lol

Most popular question? “What’s your business name all about? What’s it mean?” Emergo means Emerge. It is adapted from the Latin saying Luctor et Emergo – “Struggle and Emerge” which has a very personal meaning for me after losing my father to suicide. When I founded Emergo Arts in 2016, I wanted to carry that importance into the business as a reminder.

Amanda – ManagerA transplant from the great state of Arkansas, I moved to Alpine with my husband and two sons nearly 13 years ago. I currently homeschool our 14 year old and our 22 year old attends Arkansas Tech. Other household members include 3 dogs, a cat, a Beta fish and 7 chickens.
I’ve been a licensed insurance agent for over 7 years but took a break while homeschooling and traveling.
During my downtime you’ll usually find me watching The Office on Netflix, working on my potential blog (watch for it! It’s still in the planning phase at the moment), organizing or working on new hobbies such as soap making.
When my best friend mentioned she was going to make her dream of owning a boutique a reality in Alpine, I thought she was a little crazy. But, isn’t that how most dreams begin, with a dash of crazy? So, here we are nearly 2 years later and more successful than either of us imagined it could be. The town has embraced Emergo and we have some of the best customers (friends) imaginable! Looking forward to what the future holds for Jessica and her crazy dream! 😉

Ashley – Sales & BRep AmbassadorI’m born and raised in El Paso Texas but residing in Alpine Tx. I’m married and have 2 fur babies my favorite food is Mexican my favorite color is pink I love country music my favorite show is the bachelor and KUWTK and I love collecting makeup 💄😍

Elia – Social Media Marketing

I’m originally from Calabasas California, transplanted in Alpine Tx. I love birds, fashion & marketing. Excited to be part of the Emergo Team!

Kadence – POC Helper & Artist

Originally from Minnesota, I moved to Alpine with my parents in 04. I am currently a student at AHS. I enjoy gaming, music & art.

Joanna – Bookish Brand RepI’m from Southern Indiana. I have a passion for books. I run an Instagram and blog dedicated to them where I share my opinions, favorite covers of books, and all the bookish goodies I have purchased and loved! When I’m not reading I am spending time with my daughter and husband. Fun fact: I love opossums!

Julianna – Bookish Brand RepI’m from Minnesota. I love books and I have an Instagram for books. There I share about books, bookish merch, and a little bit about life. When I’m not doing that I like to watch Netflix, hang with friends, and be outside when it’s nice.

Steph – Brand Rep




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