is an Australian painter who was born in Brisbane in 1969 and spent her childhood in Sydney. She received a Bachelor of Design with First Class Honours and the University Medal from the University of Technology Sydney in 1991. Upon graduating, she moved to New York where she enjoyed a successful career as a highly awarded advertising art director. During this time she started accepting commissions to create artworks for private clients.
She has since returned to Sydney to concentrate on her art fulltime. In 2013 she expanded her practice to include sculpture. She was shortlisted for the Taronga Zoo Rhino Sculpture Project and her work was selected for Art in Odd Places, an annual international public art festival. She was also commissioned by Pittwater Council to install a series of paintings in the foyer of Mona Vale Library, Sydney.
Jessica exhibits regularly in Australia and her work has been placed in numerous private collections across the world including Munich, New York, Auckland, London, Montreal, Sao Paolo and Los Angeles. She has gallery representation at 19 Karen Gallery in Queensland.
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